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Hugo and Nebula Short Fiction Awards Winners

This table accompanies the article by Rich Horton. Dates shown are years awards were given. Stories in color were first published in books (anthologies, single-author collections, or stand-alone); others were published in magazines or online publications.

total number of Hugo short fiction winners: 130
total number of Nebula short fiction winners: 120
number of 'no award' Nebulas: 1
number of stories winning both awards: 37
number of Hugo ties: 3
number of Nebula ties: 1
number of different stories winning one or both awards: 210

 


Hugo Winners Nebula Winners
   
2005  
   
Novella: "The Concrete Jungle" by Charles Stross, editor Charles Stross Novella: "The Green Leopard Plague", by Walter Jon Williams, editor Gardner Dozois
Novelette: "The Faery Handbag" by Kelly Link, editors Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling Novelette: "Basement Magic", by Ellen Klages, editor Gordon Van Gelder
Short Story: "Travels With My Cats" by Mike Resnick, editor Gardner Dozois Short Story: "Coming to Terms", by Eileen Gunn, editor Eileen Gunn
   
2004  
   
Novella: "The Cookie Monster" by Vernor Vinge, editor Stanley Schmidt Novella: "Coraline", by Neil Gaimain, editor Neil Gaiman
Novelette: "Legions of Time" by Michael Swanwick, editor Gardner Dozois Novelette: "The Empire of Ice Cream", by Jeffrey Ford, editor Ellen Datlow
Short Story: "A Study in Emerald" by Neil Gaiman, editors Michael Reaves and John Pelan Short Story: "What I Didn't See", by Karen Joy Fowler, editor Ellen Datlow
   
2003  
   
Novella: "Coraline" by Neil Gaiman, editor Neil Gaiman Novella: "Bronte's Egg", Richard Chwedyk, editor Gordon Van Gelder
Novelette: "Slow Life" by Michael Swanwick, editor Stanley Schmidt Novelette: "Hell is the Absence of God", by Ted Chiang, editor Patrick Nielsen Hayden
Short Story: "Falling Onto Mars" by Geoffrey Landis, editor Stanley Schmidt Short Story: "Creature", by Carol Emshwiller, editor Gordon Van Gelder
   
2002  
   
Novella: "Fast Times at Fairmont High" by Vernor Vinge, editor Vernor Vinge Novella: "The Ultimate Earth", by Jack Williamson, editor Stanley Schmidt
Novelette: "Hell is the Absence of God" by Ted Chiang, editor Patrick Nielsen Hayden Novelette: "Louise's Ghost", by Kelly Link, editor Kelly Link
Short Story: "The Dog Said Bow-Wow" by Michael Swanwick, editor Gardner Dozois Short Story: "The Cure for Everything", by Severna Park, editor Ellen Datlow
   
2001  
   
Novella: "The Ultimate Earth" by Jack Williamson, editor Stanley Schmidt Novella: "Goddesses" by Linda Nagata, editor Ellen Datlow
Novelette: "Millennium Babies" by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, editor Gardner Dozois Novelette: "Daddy's World" by Walter Jon Williams, editor Constance Ash
Short Story: "Different Kinds of Darkness" by David Langford, editor Gordon Van Gelder Short Story: "macs" by Terry Bisson, editor Edward L. Ferman
   
2000  
   
Novella: "The Winds of Marble Arch" by Connie Willis, editor Gardner Dozois Novella: "Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang, editor Patrick Nielsen Hayden
Novelette: "1016 to 1" by James Patrick Kelly, editor Gardner Dozois Novelette: "Mars is No Place for Children" by Mary A. Turzillo, editor Scott Edelmann
Short Story: "Scherzo with Tyrannosaur" by Michael Swanwick, editor Gardner Dozois Short Story: "The Cost of Doing Business" by Leslie What, editor Kim Mohan
   
1999  
   
Novella: "Oceanic" by Greg Egan, editor Gardner Dozois Novella: "Reading the Bones" by Sheila Finch, editor Gordon Van Gelder
Novelette: "Taklamakan" by Bruce Sterling, editor Gardner Dozois Novelette: "Lost Girls" by Jane Yolen, editor Shawna McCarthy
Short Story: "The Very Pulse of the Machine" by Michael Swanwick, editor Gardner Dozois Short Story: "Thirteen Ways to Water" by Bruce Holland Rogers, editors John Helfers and Martin H. Greenberg
   
1998  
   
Novella: "...Where Angels Fear To Tread" by Allen Steele, editor Gardner Dozois Novella: "Abandon in Place" by Jerry Oltion, editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Novelette: "We Will Drink A Fish Together" by Bill Johnson, editor Gardner Dozois Novelette: "The Flowers of Aulit Prison" by Nancy Kress, editor Gardner Dozois
Short Story: "The 43 Antarean Dynasties" by Mike Resnick, editor Gardner Dozois Short Story: "Sister Emily's Lightship" by Jane Yolen, editor Patrick Nielsen Hayden
   
1997  
   
Novella: "Blood of The Dragon" by George R. R. Martin, editor Gardner Dozois Novella: "Da Vinci Rising" by Jack Dann, editor Gardner Dozois
Novelette: "Bicycle Repairman" by Bruce Sterling, editor Gardner Dozois Novelette: "Lifeboat on a Burning Sea" by Bruce Holland Rogers, editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Short Story: "The Soul Selects Her Own Society ..." by Connie Willis, editor Gardner Dozois Short Story: "A Birthday" by Esther M. Friesner, editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch
   
1996  
   
Novella: "The Death of Captain Future" by Allen Steele, editor Gardner Dozois Novella: "Last Summer at Mars Hill" by Elizabeth Hand, editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Novelette: "Think Like a Dinosaur" by James Patrick Kelly, editor Gardner Dozois Novelette: "Solitude" by Ursula K. Le Guin, editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Short Story: "The Lincoln Train" by Maureen F. McHugh, editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch Short Story: "Death and the Librarian" by Esther Friesner, editor Gardner Dozois
   
1995  
   
Novella: "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge" by Mike Resnick, editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch Novella: "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge" by Mike Resnick, editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Novelette: "The Martian Child" by David Gerrold, editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch Novelette: "The Martian Child" by David Gerrold, editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Short Story: "None So Blind" by Joe Haldeman, editor Gardner Dozois Short Story: "A Defense of the Social Contracts" by Martha Soukup, editor Scott Edelmann
   
1994  
   
Novella: "Down in the Bottomlands" by Harry Turtledove, editor Stanley Schmidt Novella: "The Night We Buried Road Dog" by Jack Cady, editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Novelette: "Georgia on My Mind" by Charles Sheffield, editor Stanley Schmidt Novelette: "Georgia on My Mind" by Charles Sheffield, editor Stanley Schmidt
Short Story: "Death on the Nile" by Connie Willis, editor Gardner Dozois Short Story: "Graves" by Joe Haldeman, , editor Kristine Kathryn Rusch
   
1993  
   
Novella: "Barnacle Bill the Spacer" by Lucius Shepard, editor Gardner Dozois Novella: "City of Truth" by James Morrow, editor James Morrow
Novelette: "The Nutcracker Coup" by Janet Kagan, editor Gardner Dozois Novelette: "Danny Goes to Mars" by Pamela Sargent, editor Gardner Dozois
Short Story: "Even the Queen" by Connie Willis, editor Gardner Dozois Short Story: "Even the Queen" by Connie Willis, editor Gardner Dozois
   
1992  
   
Novella: "Beggars in Spain" by Nancy Kress, editor Gardner Dozois Novella: "Beggars in Spain" by Nancy Kress, editor Gardner Dozois
Novelette: "Gold" by Isaac Asimov, editor Stanley Schmidt Novelette: "Guide Dog" by Mike Conner, editor Edward L. Ferman
Short Story: "A Walk in the Sun" by Geoffrey A. Landis, editor Gardner Dozois Short Story: "Ma Qui" by Alan Brennert, editor Edward L. Ferman
   
1991  
   
Novella: "The Hemingway Hoax" by Joe Haldeman, editor Gardner Dozois Novella: "The Hemingway Hoax" by Joe Haldeman, editor Gardner Dozois
Novelette: "The Manamouki" by Mike Resnick, editor Gardner Dozois Novelette: "Tower of Babylon" by Ted Chiang, editor Ellen Datlow
Short Story: "Bears Discover Fire" by Terry Bisson, editor Gardner Dozois Short Story: "Bears Discover Fire" by Terry Bisson, editor Gardner Dozois
   
1990  
   
Novella: "The Mountains of Mourning" by Lois McMaster Bujold, editor Stanley Schmidt Novella: "The Mountains of Mourning" by Lois McMaster Bujold, editor Stanley Schmidt
Novelette: "Enter a Soldier. Later: Enter Another" by Robert Silverberg, editor Gardner Dozois Novelette: "At the Rialto" by Connie Willis, editor Ellen Datlow
Short Story: "Boobs" by Suzy McKee Charnas, editor Gardner Dozois Short Story: "Ripples in the Dirac Sea" by Geoffrey A. Landis, editor Gardner Dozois
   
1989  
   
Novella: "The Last of the Winnebagos" by Connie Willis, editor Gardner Dozois Novella: "The Last of the Winnebagos" by Connie Willis, editor Gardner Dozois
Novelette: "Schr÷dinger's Kitten" by George Alec Effinger, editor Ellen Datlow Novelette: "Schrodinger's Kitten" by George Alec Effinger, editor Ellen Datlow
Short Story: "Kirinyaga" by Mike Resnick, editor Edward L. Ferman Short Story: "Bible Stories for Adults, No. 17: The Deluge" by James Morrow, editors Shawna McCarthy and Lou Aronica
   
1988  
   
Novella: "Eye for Eye" by Orson Scott Card, editor Gardner Dozois Novella: "The Blind Geometer" by Kim Stanley Robinson, editor Gardner Dozois
Novelette: "Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight" by Ursula K. Le Guin, editor Edward L. Ferman Novelette: "Rachel in Love" by Pat Murphy, editor Gardner Dozois
Short Story: "Why I Left Harry's All-Night Hamburgers" by Lawrence Watt-Evans, editor Gardner Dozois Short Story: "Forever Yours, Anna" by Kate Wilhelm, editor Ellen Datlow
   
1987  
   
Novella: "Gilgamesh in the Outback" by Robert Silverberg, editor Gardner Dozois Novella: "R & R" by Lucius Shepard, editor Gardner Dozois
Novelette: "Permafrost" by Roger Zelazny, editor Ellen Datlow Novelette: "The Girl Who Fell into the Sky" by Kate Wilhelm, editor Gardner Dozois
Short Story: "Tangents" by Greg Bear, editor Ellen Datlow Short Story: "Tangents" by Greg Bear, editor Ellen Datlow
   
1986  
   
Novella: "Twenty-four Views of Mount Fuji, by Hokusai" by Roger Zelazny, editor Shawna McCarthy Novella: "Sailing to Byzantium" by Robert Silverberg, editor Shawna McCarthy
Novelette: "Paladin of the Lost Hour" by Harlan Ellison, editor Terry Carr Novelette: "Portraits of His Children" by George R.R. Martin, editor Shawna McCarthy
Short Story: "Fermi and Frost" by Frederik Pohl, editor Shawna McCarthy Short Story: "Out of All Them Bright Stars" by Nancy Kress, editor Edward L. Ferman
   
1985  
   
Novella: " PRESS ENTER" by John Varley, editor Shawna McCarthy Novella: "PRESS ENTER" by John Varley, editor Shawna McCarthy
Novelette: "Bloodchild" by Octavia Butler, editor Shawna McCarthy Novelette: "Bloodchild" by Octavia E. Butler, editor Shawna McCarthy
Short Story: "The Crystal Spheres" by David Brin, editor Stanley Schmidt Short Story: "Morning Child" by Gardner Dozois, editor Shawna McCarthy
   
1984  
   
Novella: "Cascade Point" by Timothy Zahn, editor Stanley Schmidt Novella: "Hardfought" by Greg Bear, editor Shawna McCarthy
Novelette: "Blood Music" by Greg Bear, editor Stanley Schmidt Novelette: "Blood Music" by Greg Bear, editor Stanley Schmidt
Short Story: "Speech Sounds" by Octavia Butler, editor Shawna McCarthy Short Story: "The Peacemaker" by Gardner Dozois, editor Shawna McCarthy
   
1983  
   
Novella: "Souls" by Joanna Russ, editor Edward L. Ferman Novella: "Another Orphan" by John Kessel, editor Edward L. Ferman
Novelette: "Fire Watch" by Connie Willis, editor George Scithers Novelette: "Fire Watch" by Connie Willis, editor George Scithers
Short Story: "Melancholy Elephants" by Spider Robinson, editor Stanley Schmidt Short Story: "A Letter from the Clearys" by Connie Willis, editor Kathleen Moloney
   
1982  
   
Novella: "The Saturn Game" by Poul Anderson, editor Stanley Schmidt Novella: "The Saturn Game" by Poul Anderson, editor Stanley Schmidt
Novelette: "Unicorn Variation" by Roger Zelazny, editor George Scithers Novelette: "The Quickening" by Michael Bishop, editor Terry Carr
Short Story: "The Pusher" by John Varley, editor Edward L. Ferman Short Story: "The Bone Flute" by Lisa Tuttle (award declined), editor Edward L. Ferman
   
1981  
   
Novella: "Lost Dorsai" by Gordon R. Dickson, editor Stanley Schmidt Novella: "Unicorn Tapestry" by Suzy McKee Charnas, editors Robert Silverberg & Marta Randall
Novelette: "The Cloak and the Staff" by Gordon R. Dickson, editor Stanley Schmidt Novelette: "The Ugly Chickens" by Howard Waldrop, editor Terry Carr
Short Story: "Grotto of the Dancing Deer" by Clifford D. Simak, editor Stanley Schmidt Short Story: "Grotto of the Dancing Deer" by Clifford D. Simak, editor Stanley Schmidt
   
1980  
   
Novella: "Enemy Mine" by Barry B. Longyear, editor George Scithers Novella: "Enemy Mine" by Barry Longyear, editor George Scithers
Novelette: "Sandkings" by George R. R. Martin, editor Ben Bova Novelette: "Sandkings" by George R. R. Martin, editor Ben Bova
Short Story: "The Way of Cross and Dragon" by George R. R. Martin, editor Ben Bova Short Story: "giANTS" by Edward Bryant, editor Stanley Schmidt
   
1979  
   
Novella: "The Persistence of Vision" by John Varley, editor Edward L. Ferman Novella: "The Persistence of Vision" by John Varley, editor Edward L. Ferman
Novelette: "Hunter's Moon" by Poul Anderson, editor Ben Bova Novelette: "A Glow of Candles, a Unicorn's Eye" by Charles L. Grant, editors Edward L. Ferman and Barry N. Malzberg
Short Story: "Cassandra" by C. J. Cherryh, editor Edward L. Ferman Short Story: "Stone" by Edward Bryant, editor Edward L. Ferman
   
1978  
   
Novella: "Stardance" by Spider and Jeanne Robinson, editor Ben Bova Novella: "Stardance" by Spider and Jeanne Robinson, editor Ben Bova
Novelette: "Eyes of Amber" by Joan D. Vinge, editor Ben Bova Novelette: "The Screwfly Solution" by Raccoona Sheldon, editor Ben Bova
Short Story: "Jeffty Is Five" by Harlan Ellison, editor Edward L. Ferman Short Story: "Jeffty Is Five" by Harlan Ellison, editor Edward L. Ferman
   
1977  
   
Novella: (tie) "By Any Other Name" by Spider Robinson, editor Ben Bova Novella: "Houston, Houston, Do You Read?" by James Tiptree, Jr., editors Vonda McIntyre and Susan Janice Anderson
"Houston, Houston, Do You Read?" by James Tiptree, Jr., editors Vonda McIntyre and Susan Janice Anderson Novelette: "The Bicentennial Man" by Isaac Asimov, editor Judy-Lynn del Rey
Novelette: "The Bicentennial Man" by Isaac Asimov, editor Judy-Lynn del Rey Short Story: "A Crowd of Shadows" by Charles L. Grant, editor Edward L. Ferman
Short Story: "Tricentennial" by Joe Haldeman, editor Ben Bova  
   
1976  
   
Novella: "Home Is the Hangman" by Roger Zelazny, editor Ben Bova Novella: "Home Is the Hangman" by Roger Zelazny, editor Ben Bova
Novelette: "The Borderland of Sol" by Larry Niven, editor Ben Bova Novelette: "San Diego Lightfoot Sue" by Tom Reamy, editor Edward L. Ferman
Short Story: "Catch That Zeppelin!" by Fritz Leiber, editor Edward L. Ferman Short Story: "Catch that Zeppelin!" by Fritz Leiber, editor Edward L. Ferman
   
1975  
   
Novella: "A Song for Lya" by George R. R. Martin, editor Ben Bova Novella: "Born with the Dead" by Robert Silverberg, editor Edward L. Ferman
Novelette: "Adrift Just Off the Islets of Langerhans" by Harlan Ellison, editor Edward L. Ferman Novelette: "If the Stars Are Gods" by Gordon Eklund and Gregory Benford , editor Edward L. Ferman
Short Story: "The Hole Man" by Larry Niven, editor Ben Bova Short Story: "The Day Before the Revolution" by Ursula K. Le Guin, editor James Baen
   
1974  
   
Novella: "The Girl Who Was Plugged In" by James Tiptree, Jr., editor Robert Silverberg Novella: "The Death of Doctor Island" by Gene Wolfe, editor Damon Knight
Novelette: "The Deathbird" by Harlan Ellison, editor Edward L. Ferman Novelette: "Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand" by Vonda N. Mcintyre, editor Ben Bova
Short Story: "The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas" by Ursula K. Le Guin, editor Robert Silverberg Short Story: "Love Is the Plan, the Plan Is Death" by James Tiptree, Jr., editor Stephen Goldin
   
1973  
   
Novella: "The Word for World Is Forest" by Ursula K. Le Guin, editor Harlan Ellison Novella: "A Meeting with Medusa" by Arthur C. Clarke, editor Robie Macauley
Novelette: "Goat Song" by Poul Anderson, editor Edward L. Ferman Novelette: "Goat Song" by Poul Anderson, editor Edward L. Ferman
Short Story: (tie) "Eurema's Dam" by R. A Lafferty, editor Robert Silverberg Short Story: "When it Changed" by Joanna Russ, editor Harlan Ellison
"The Meeting" by Frederik Pohl and C. M. Kornbluth editor Edward L. Ferman  
   
1972  
   
Novella: "The Queen of Air and Darkness" by Poul Anderson, editor Edward L. Ferman Novella: "The Missing Man" by Katherine MacLean, editor John W. Campbell, Jr.
Short Story: "Inconstant Moon" by Larry Niven, editor Larry Niven Novelette: "The Queen of Air and Darkness" by Poul Anderson, editor Edward L. Ferman
  Short Story: "Good News from the Vatican" by Robert Silverberg, editor Terry Carr
   
1971  
   
Novella: "Ill Met in Lankhmar" by Fritz Leiber, editor Edward L. Ferman Novella: "Ill Met in Lankhmar" by Fritz Leiber, editor Edward L. Ferman
Short Story: "Slow Sculpture" by Theodore Sturgeon, editor Ejler Jakobson Novelette: "Slow Sculpture" by Theodore Sturgeon, editor Ejler Jakobson
  Short Story: No Award
   
1970  
   
Novella: "Ship of Shadows" by Fritz Leiber, editor Edward L. Ferman Novella: "A Boy and His Dog" by Harlan Ellison, editor Michael Moorcock
Short Story: "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" by Samuel R. Delany, editor Michael Moorcock Novelette: "Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones" by Samuel R. Delany, editor Michael Moorcock
  Short Story: "Passengers" by Robert Silverberg, editor Damon Knight
   
1969  
   
Novella: "Nightwings" by Robert Silverberg, editor Frederik Pohl Novella: "Dragonrider" by Anne McCaffrey, editor John W. Campbell, Jr.
Novelette: "The Sharing of Flesh" by Poul Anderson, editor Frederik Pohl Novelette: "Mother to the World" by Richard Wilson, editor Damon Knight
Short Story: "The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World" by Harlan Ellison, editor Frederik Pohl Short Story: "The Planners" by Kate Wilhelm, editor Damon Knight
   
1968  
   
Novella: (tie) "Weyr Search" by Anne McCaffrey, editor John W. Campbell, Jr. Novella: "Behold the Man" by Michael Moorcock, editor Michael Moorcock
"Riders of the Purple Wage" by Philip JosÚ Farmer, editor Harlan Ellison Novelette: "Gonna Roll the Bones" by Fritz Leiber, editor Harlan Ellison
Novelette: "Gonna Roll Them Bones" by Fritz Leiber, editor Harlan Ellison Short Story: "Aye, and Gomorrah" by Samuel R. Delany, editor Harlan Ellison
Short Story: "I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream" by Harlan Ellison, editor Frederik Pohl  
   
1967  
   
Novelette: "The Last Castle" by Jack Vance, editor Frederik Pohl Novella: "The Last Castle" by Jack Vance, editor Frederik Pohl
Short Story: "Neutron Star" by Larry Niven, editor Frederik Pohl Novelette: "Call Him Lord" by Gordon R. Dickson, editor John W. Campbell, Jr.
  Short Story: "The Secret Place" by Richard McKenna, editor Damon Knight
   
1966  
   
Short Fiction: " 'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman" by Harlan Ellison, editor Frederik Pohl Novella: (tie) "The Saliva Tree" by Brian W. Aldiss, editor Joseph W. Ferman
  "He Who Shapes" by Roger Zelazny, editor Cele Lalli
  Novelette: "The Doors of His Face, the Lamps of His Mouth" by Roger Zelazny, editor Joseph W. Ferman
  Short Story: "'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman" by Harlan Ellison, editor Frederik Pohl
   
1965  
   
Short Story: "Soldier, Ask Not" by Gordon R. Dickson, editor Frederik Pohl  
   
1964  
   
Short Fiction: "No Truce with Kings" by Poul Anderson, editor Avram Davidson  
   
1963  
   
Short Fiction: "The Dragon Masters" by Jack Vance, editor Frederik Pohl  
   
1962  
   
Short Fiction: the "Hothouse" series by Brian W. Aldiss, editor Robert P. Mills  
   
1961  
   
Short Fiction: "The Longest Voyage" by Poul Anderson, editor John W. Campbell, Jr.  
   
1960  
   
Short Fiction: "Flowers for Algernon" by Daniel Keyes, editor Robert P. Mills  
   
1959  
   
Novelette: "The Big Front Yard" by Clifford D. Simak, editor John W. Campbell, Jr.  
Short Story: "That Hell-Bound Train" by Robert Bloch, editor Robert P. Mills  
   
1958  
   
Short Story: "Or All the Seas With Oysters" by Avram Davidson, editor H. L. Gold  
   
1956  
   
Novelette: "Exploration Team" by Murray Leinster, editor John W. Campbell, Jr.  
Short Story: "The Star" by Arthur C. Clarke, editor Larry Shaw  
   
1955  
   
Novelette: "The Darfsteller" by Walter M. Miller, Jr., editor John W. Campbell, Jr.  
Short Story: "Allamagoosa" by Eric Frank Russell, editor John W. Campbell, Jr.  
   
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