Nebula Awards Showcase 2012

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James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel
Prometheus Books, Publishers, 2012 - Fiction - 335 pages
3 Reviews
The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Selected by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America(R). The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories in the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. The editors selected by SFWA's anthology committee (chaired by Mike Resnick) are John Kessel and James Patrick Kelly, both highly acclaimed not only for their own award-winning fiction but also as coeditors of three anthologies: Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology, Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology, and The Secret History of Science Fiction. Stories and excerpts by Harlan Ellison(TM), Kij Johnson, Chris Barzak, Eric James Stone, Rachel Swirsky, Geoff Landis, Shweta Narayan, Adam Troy-Castro, James Tiptree Jr., Aliette de Bodard, Amal El-Mohtar, Kendall Evans and Samantha Henderson, Howard Hendrix, Ann K. Schwader, Connie Willis, Terry Pratchett, and more.

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User Review  - JeremyPreacher - LibraryThing

I have never followed the Nebulas, so it was interesting to read through this years' field. As might be expected, I liked some of the stories and excerpts quite a lot, and others left me completely ... Read full review

Nebula Awards Showcase 2012

User Review  - Jackie Cassada - Book Verdict

From Kij Johnson's quietly sinister tale of the casual cruelty of children ("Ponies") to excerpts from Connie Willis's novels Blackout and All Clear, this collection of stories, poems, and longer ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

James Patrick Kelly has written novels, short stories, essays, reviews, poetry, audioplays, theatrical plays and planetarium shows. His short novel Burn won the Nebula Award in 2007; he has also won two Hugo Awards. His fiction has been translated into eighteen languages.

John Kessel teaches creative writing and American Literature at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He has been nominated nine times for the Nebula Award and has won twice, for the novelette "Pride and Prometheus" and the novella "Another Orphan," and he has also won the Theodore Sturgeon, Locus, James Tiptree Jr., and Shirley Jackson Awards. Kessel co-edited the anthologies Feeling Very Strange and The Secret History of Science Fiction with James Patrick Kelly. His collection The Baum Plan for Financial Independence and Other Stories was published in 2008.

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