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    The 2013 Nebula Award Nominees!

    One of the perennial awards in the science fiction / fantasy industry, the Nebula Award is awarded to the best fiction from the Science Fiction Writers of America. Each year, the organization compiles a short list of the best stories of the prior year. Here's the ballot for this year:

    Best Novel

    We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler

    The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman

    Fire with Fire, Charles E. Gannon

    Hild, Nicola Griffith

    Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie

    The Red: First Light, Linda Nagata

    A Stranger in Olondria, Sofia Samatar

    The Golem and the Jinni, Helene Wecker

    Best Novella


    Best Short Story

    ''The Sounds of Old Earth'', Matthew Kressel (Lightspeed 1/13)

    ''Selkie Stories Are for Losers'', Sofia Samatar (Strange Horizons 1/7/13)

    ''Selected Program Notes from the Retrospective Exhibition of Theresa Rosenberg Latimer'', Kenneth Schneyer (Clockwork Phoenix 4)

    ''If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love'', Rachel Swirsky (Apex 3/13)

    ''Alive, Alive Oh'', Sylvia Spruck Wrigley (Lightspeed 6/13)

    Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation

    Doctor Who: ''The Day of the Doctor'' (Nick Hurran, director; Steven Moffat, writer)

    Europa Report (Sebastián Cordero, director; Philip Gelatt, writer)

    Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón, director; Alfonso Cuarón & Jonás Cuarón, writers)

    Her (Spike Jonze, director; Spike Jonze, writer)

    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Francis Lawrence, director; Simon Beaufoy & Michael Arndt as by Michael deBruyn, writers)

    Pacific Rim (Guillermo del Toro, director; Travis Beacham & Guillermo del Toro, writers)

    Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy

    The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, Holly Black (Little, Brown; Indigo)

    When We Wake, Karen Healey (Allen & Unwin; Little, Brown)

    Sister Mine, Nalo Hopkinson (Grand Central)

    The Summer Prince, Alaya Dawn Johnson (Levine)

    Hero, Alethea Kontis (Harcourt)

    September Girls, Bennett Madison (Harper Teen)

    A Corner of White, Jaclyn Moriarty (Levine)