2010 Nebula Awards Winners

The 2010 Nebula Awards were presented on Saturday, May 21, 2011 in a ceremony at the Nebula Awards Weekend, held in Washington DC. Michael Swanwick was Toastmaster, and Michael Dirda gave the keynote address.



  • ‘‘The Lady Who Plucked Red Flowers beneath the Queen’s Window’’, Rachel Swirsky (Subterranean Summer ’10)


  • ‘‘That Leviathan, Whom Thou Hast Made’’, Eric James Stone (Analog 9/10)
  • ‘‘Map of Seventeen’’, Christopher Barzak (The Beastly Bride)
  • ‘‘The Jaguar House, in Shadow’’, Aliette de Bodard (Asimov’s 7/10)
  • ‘‘The Fortuitous Meeting of Gerard van Oost and Oludara’’, Christopher Kastensmidt (Realms of Fantasy 4/10)
  • ‘‘Plus or Minus’’, James Patrick Kelly (Asimov’s 12/10)
  • ‘‘Pishaach’’, Shweta Narayan (The Beastly Bride)
  • ‘‘Stone Wall Truth’’, Caroline M. Yoachim (Asimov’s 2/10)

Short Story (tie)

  • ‘‘Ponies’’, Kij Johnson (Tor.com 1/17/10)
  • ‘‘How Interesting: A Tiny Man’’, Harlan Ellison® (Realms of Fantasy 2/10)
  • ‘‘Arvies’’, Adam-Troy Castro (Lightspeed 8/10)
  • ‘‘I’m Alive, I Love You, I’ll See You in Reno’’, Vylar Kaftan (Lightspeed 6/10)
  • ‘‘The Green Book’’, Amal El-Mohtar (Apex 11/1/10)
  • ‘‘Ghosts of New York’’, Jennifer Pelland (Dark Faith)
  • ‘‘Conditional Love’’, Felicity Shoulders (Asimov’s 1/10)

Ray Bradbury Award

Andre Norton Award

Alice Sheldon AKA James Tiptree, Jr. and Michael Whelan received the Solstice Award. John E. Johnston received the SFWA Service Award.