Asociația scriitorilor din SF și Fantasy din America, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), a dat publicității finaliștii premiilor Nebula 2018, incluzând aici și premiul Ray Bradbury, pentru prezentare dramatică, premiul Andre Norton, pentru literatură science-fiction și fanatasy pentru tineri (young adult) și, pentru prima dată, premiul Nebula pentru scenarii de jocuri.

Câștigătorii vor fi anunțați la cea de-a 54-a ediție a Conferinței Nebula, organizată de SFWA în Los Angeles, 16 – 19 mai.

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Lista finaliștilor:

Roman

  • The Calculating Stars, Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor)
  • The Poppy War, R.F. Kuang (Harper Voyager US; Harper Voyager UK)
  • Blackfish City, Sam J. Miller (Ecco; Orbit UK)
  • Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik (Del Rey; Macmillan)
  • Witchmark, C.L. Polk (Tor.com Publishing)
  • Trail of Lightning, Rebecca Roanhorse (Saga)

Nuvelă

  • Fire Ant, Jonathan P. Brazee (Semper Fi)
  • The Black God’s Drums, P. Djèlí Clark (Tor.com Publishing)
  • The Tea Master and the Detective, Aliette de Bodard (Subterranean)
  • Alice Payne Arrives, Kate Heartfield (Tor.com Publishing)
  • Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach, Kelly Robson (Tor.com Publishing)
  • Artificial Condition, Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)

Nuveletă

  • The Only Harmless Great Thing, Brooke Bolander (Tor.com Publishing)
  • The Last Banquet of Temporal Confections, Tina Connolly (Tor.com 7/11/18)
  • “An Agent of Utopia”, Andy Duncan (An Agent of Utopia)
  • “The Substance of My Lives, the Accidents of Our Births”, José Pablo Iriarte (Lightspeed 1/18)
  • “The Rule of Three”, Lawrence M. Schoen (Future Science Fiction Digest 12/18)
  • “Messenger”, Yudhanjaya Wijeratne and R.R. Virdi (Expanding Universe, Volume 4)

Povestire

  • “Interview for the End of the World”, Rhett C. Bruno (Bridge Across the Stars)
  • “The Secret Lives of the Nine Negro Teeth of George Washington”, Phenderson Djèlí Clark (Fireside 2/18)
  • “Going Dark”, Richard Fox (Backblast Area Clear)
  • “And Yet”, A.T. Greenblatt (Uncanny 3-4/18)
  • “A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies”, Alix E. Harrow (Apex 2/6/18)
  • “The Court Magician”, Sarah Pinsker (Lightspeed 1/18)

Scenariu de jocuri

  • Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Charlie Brooker (House of Tomorrow & Netflix)
  • The Road to Canterbury, Kate Heartfield (Choice of Games)
  • God of War, Matt Sophos, Richard Zangrande Gaubert, Cory Barlog, Orion Walker, and Adam Dolin (Santa Monica Studio/Sony/Interactive Entertainment)
  • Rent-A-Vice, Natalia Theodoridou (Choice of Games)
  • The Martian Job, M. Darusha Wehm (Choice of Games)

Premiul Ray Bradbury pentru dramatizări

  • The Good Place: “Jeremy Bearimy” (Written by Megan Amram)
  • Black Panther (Written by Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole)
  • A Quiet Place (Screenplay by John Krasinski, Bryan Woods, and Scott Beck)
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Screenplay by Phil Lord and Rodney Rothman)
  • Dirty Computer (Written by Janelle Monáe and Chuck Lightning)
  • Sorry to Bother You (Written by Boots Riley)

Premiul Andre Norton pentru literatura young adult

  • Children of Blood and Bone, Tomi Adeyemi (Henry Holt; Macmillan)
  • Aru Shah and the End of Time, Roshani Chokshi (Rick Riordan Presents)
  • A Light in the Dark, A.K. DuBoff (BDL)
  • Tess of the Road, Rachel Hartman (Random House)
  • Dread Nation, Justina Ireland (Balzer + Bray)
  • Peasprout Chen: Future Legend of Skate and Sword, Henry Lien (Henry Holt)