The finalists for the 2013 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award have been announced:
- “Things Greater Than Love”, Kate Bachus (Strange Horizons 3/19/12)
- “Immersion”, Aliette de Bodard (Clarkesworld 6/12)
- “Scattered Along the River of Heaven”, Aliette de Bodard (Clarkesworld 1/12)
- “The Grinnell Method”, Molly Gloss (Strange Horizons 9/3/12 & 9/10/12)
- After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall, Nancy Kress (Taychon)
- “The Weight of History, the Lightness of the Future”, Jay Lake (Subterranean Spring 2012)
- “The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species”, Ken Liu (Lightspeed 8/12)
- “Mono No Aware”, Ken Liu (The Future Is Japanese)
- “Nahiiku West”, Linda Nagata (Analog 10/12)
- Eater of Bone, Robert Reed (PS Publishing)
- “The Peak of Eternal Light”, Bruce Sterling (Edge of Infinity)
- “(To See the Other) Whole Against the Sky”, E. Catherine Tobler (Clarkesworld 11/12)
“Close Encounters” by Andy Duncan (The Pottawottamie Giant) was a finalist, but Duncan, a juror, removed it from consideration.
The award will be presented during the Campbell Conference Awards Banquet, to be held July 13-16, 2013 at the Oread Hotel in Lawrence KS.