Tuesday, February 20, 2018

2017 Annotated Nebula Award Finalists

Update 4/17/18: Tagged Sturgeon Award finalists.
Update 4/02/18: Upgrade to dynamic table.
Update 2/26/18: Added link to free F&SF story "Dirty Old Town".

Here are the 2017 Nebula Award finalists for short fiction, sorted by score to highlight the stories that made it into the most "year's best" SF/F anthologies and were most recommended by prolific reviewers.

A story gets 2 points for each "year's best" SF/F anthology it's in (GDozois+2, RHorton+2, JStrahan+2, NClarke+2). Other factors that increase a story's score include honorable mentions from Locus Magazine reviewers Gardner Dozois (GDozois+1) and Rich Horton (RHorton+1) and "year's best" and honorable mentions from prolific short fiction reviewers Greg Hullender at Rocket Stack Rank (RSR+2RSR+1), Sam Tomaino at SFRevu (SFRevu+2, SFRevu+1), and Jason McGregor at Featured Futures (JMcGregor+2JMcGregor+1), all of whom reviewed 500+ SF/F stories for their magazines/blogs in 2017.

ShortcutsNovellas (6), Novelettes (6), Short Stories (6)

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