Major Novel Winners
 

This page shows novels that have won the major awards that are broadly defined for SF, fantasy, and horror, excluding first novel and YA categories. Years shown are years awards were presented. Novels were published the year prior to award presentation except where indicated.

2011

Hugo : Blackout/All Clear, Connie Willis
Nebula : Blackout/All Clear, Connie Willis
World Fantasy : Who Fears Death, Nnedi Okorafor
Campbell Memorial : The Dervish House, Ian McDonald
Clarke : Zoo City, Lauren Beukes
Stoker : A Dark Matter, Peter Straub
Locus (sf novel) : Blackout/All Clear, Connie Willis
Locus (fantasy novel) : Kraken, China Mi‚ville

2010

Hugo (tie) : The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi
Hugo (tie) : The City & the City, China Mi‚ville
Nebula : The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi
World Fantasy : The City & the City, China Mi‚ville
Campbell Memorial : The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi
Clarke : The City & the City, China Mi‚ville
Stoker : Audrey's Door, Sarah Langan
Locus (sf novel) : Boneshaker, Cherie Priest
Locus (fantasy novel) : The City & the City, China Mi‚ville

2009

Hugo : The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman
Nebula : Powers, Ursula K. Le Guin [2007]
World Fantasy (tie) : The Shadow Year, Jeffrey Ford
World Fantasy (tie) : Tender Morsels, Margo Lanagan
Campbell Memorial (tie) : Little Brother, Cory Doctorow
Campbell Memorial (tie) : Song of Time, Ian R. MacLeod
Clarke : Song of Time, Ian R. MacLeod
Stoker : Duma Key, Stephen King
Locus (sf novel) : Anathem, Neal Stephenson
Locus (fantasy novel) : Lavinia, Ursula K. Le Guin

2008

Hugo : The Yiddish Policemen's Union, Michael Chabon
Nebula : The Yiddish Policemen's Union, Michael Chabon
World Fantasy : Ysabel, Guy Gavriel Kay
Campbell Memorial : In War Times, Kathleen Ann Goonan
Clarke : Black Man, Richard Morgan
Stoker : The Missing, Sarah Langan
Locus (sf novel) : The Yiddish Policemen's Union, Michael Chabon
Locus (fantasy novel) : Making Money, Terry Pratchett

2007

Hugo : Rainbows End, Vernor Vinge
Nebula : Seeker, Jack McDevitt [2005]
World Fantasy : Soldier of Sidon, Gene Wolfe
Campbell Memorial : Titan, Ben Bova
Clarke : Nova Swing, M. John Harrison
Stoker : Lisey's Story, Stephen King
Locus (sf novel) : Rainbows End, Vernor Vinge
Locus (fantasy novel) : The Privilege of the Sword, Ellen Kushner

2006

Hugo : Spin, Robert Charles Wilson
Nebula : Camouflage, Joe Haldeman [2004]
World Fantasy : Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami
Campbell Memorial : Mindscan, Robert J. Sawyer
Clarke : Air, Geoff Ryman [2004]
Stoker (tie) : Dread in the Beast, Charlee Jacob
Stoker (tie) : Creepers, David Morrell
Locus (sf novel) : Accelerando, Charles Stross
Locus (fantasy novel) : Anansi Boys, Neil Gaiman

2005

Hugo : Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke
Nebula : Paladin of Souls, Lois McMaster Bujold [2003]
World Fantasy : Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke
Campbell Memorial : Market Forces, Richard Morgan
Clarke : Iron Council, China Mi‚ville
Stoker : In the Night Room, Peter Straub
Locus (sf novel) : The Baroque Cycle: The Confusion; The System of the World, Neal Stephenson
Locus (fantasy novel) : Iron Council, China Mi‚ville

2004

Hugo : Paladin of Souls, Lois McMaster Bujold
Nebula : The Speed of Dark, Elizabeth Moon [2002]
World Fantasy : Tooth and Claw, Jo Walton
Campbell Memorial : Omega, Jack McDevitt
Clarke : Quicksilver, Neal Stephenson
Stoker : lost boy lost girl, Peter Straub
Locus (sf novel) : Ilium, Dan Simmons
Locus (fantasy novel) : Paladin of Souls, Lois McMaster Bujold

2003

Hugo : Hominids, Robert J. Sawyer
Nebula : American Gods, Neil Gaiman [2001]
World Fantasy (tie) : Ombria in Shadow, Patricia A. McKillip
World Fantasy (tie) : The Facts of Life, Graham Joyce
Campbell Memorial : Probability Space, Nancy Kress
Clarke : The Separation, Christopher Priest
Stoker : The Night Class, Tom Piccirilli
Locus (sf novel) : The Years of Rice and Salt, Kim Stanley Robinson
Locus (fantasy novel) : The Scar, China Mi‚ville

2002

Hugo : American Gods, Neil Gaiman
Nebula : The Quantum Rose, Catherine Asaro [2000]
World Fantasy : The Other Wind, Ursula K. Le Guin
Campbell Memorial (tie) : Terraforming Earth, Jack Williamson
Campbell Memorial (tie) : The Chronoliths, Robert Charles Wilson
Clarke : Bold as Love, Gwyneth Jones
Stoker : American Gods, Neil Gaiman
Locus (sf novel) : Passage, Connie Willis
Locus (fantasy novel) : American Gods, Neil Gaiman

2001

Hugo : Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J. K. Rowling
Nebula : Darwin's Radio, Greg Bear [1999]
World Fantasy (tie) : Galveston, Sean Stewart
World Fantasy (tie) : Declare, Tim Powers
Campbell Memorial : Genesis, Poul Anderson
Clarke : Perdido Street Station, China Mi‚ville
Stoker : The Traveling Vampire Show, Richard Laymon
Locus (sf novel) : The Telling, Ursula K. Le Guin
Locus (fantasy novel) : A Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin

2000

Hugo : A Deepness in the Sky, Vernor Vinge
Nebula : Parable of the Talents, Octavia E. Butler [1998]
World Fantasy : Thraxas, Martin Scott
Campbell Memorial : A Deepness in the Sky, Vernor Vinge
Clarke : Distraction, Bruce Sterling [1998]
Stoker : Mr. X, Peter Straub
Locus (sf novel) : Cryptonomicon, Neal Stephenson
Locus (fantasy novel) : Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J. K. Rowling

1999

Hugo : To Say Nothing of the Dog, Connie Willis
Nebula : Forever Peace, Joe Haldeman [1997]
World Fantasy : The Antelope Wife, Louise Erdrich
Campbell Memorial : Brute Orbits, George Zebrowski
Clarke : Dreaming in Smoke, Tricia Sullivan
Stoker : Bag of Bones, Stephen King
Locus (sf novel) : To Say Nothing of the Dog, Connie Willis
Locus (fantasy novel) : A Clash of Kings, George R. R. Martin
Locus (dark fantasy/horror novel) : Bag of Bones, Stephen King

1998

Hugo : Forever Peace, Joe Haldeman
Nebula : The Moon and the Sun, Vonda N. McIntyre
World Fantasy : The Physiognomy, Jeffrey Ford
Campbell Memorial : Forever Peace, Joe Haldeman
Clarke : The Sparrow, Mary Doria Russell [1996]
Stoker : Children of the Dusk, Janet Berliner & George Guthridge
Locus (sf novel) : The Rise of Endymion, Dan Simmons
Locus (fantasy novel) : Earthquake Weather, Tim Powers

1997

Hugo : Blue Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson
Nebula : Slow River, Nicola Griffith [1995]
World Fantasy : Godmother Night, Rachel Pollack
Campbell Memorial : Fairyland, Paul J. McAuley [1995]
Clarke : The Calcutta Chromosome, Amitav Ghosh [1995]
Stoker : The Green Mile, Stephen King
Locus (sf novel) : Blue Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson
Locus (fantasy novel) : A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin
Locus (horror/dark fantasy novel) : Desperation, Stephen King

1996

Hugo : The Diamond Age, Neal Stephenson
Nebula : The Terminal Experiment, Robert J. Sawyer
World Fantasy : The Prestige, Christopher Priest
Campbell Memorial : The Time Ships, Stephen Baxter
Clarke : Fairyland, Paul J. McAuley
Stoker : Zombie, Joyce Carol Oates
Locus (sf novel) : The Diamond Age, Neal Stephenson
Locus (fantasy novel) : Alvin Journeyman, Orson Scott Card
Locus (horror/dark fantasy novel) : Expiration Date, Tim Powers

1995

Hugo : Mirror Dance, Lois McMaster Bujold
Nebula : Moving Mars, Greg Bear [1993]
World Fantasy : Towing Jehovah, James Morrow
Campbell Memorial : Permutation City, Greg Egan
Clarke : Fools, Pat Cadigan [1992]
Stoker : Dead in the Water, Nancy Holder
Locus (sf novel) : Mirror Dance, Lois McMaster Bujold
Locus (fantasy novel) : Brittle Innings, Michael Bishop
Locus (dark fantasy/horror novel) : Fires of Eden, Dan Simmons

1994

Hugo : Green Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson
Nebula : Red Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson [1992]
World Fantasy : Glimpses, Lewis Shiner
Campbell Memorial : no award
Clarke : Vurt, Jeff Noon
Stoker : The Throat, Peter Straub
Locus (sf novel) : Green Mars, Kim Stanley Robinson
Locus (fantasy novel) : The Innkeeper's Song, Peter S. Beagle
Locus (horror novel) : The Golden, Lucius Shepard

1993

Hugo (tie) : A Fire Upon the Deep, Vernor Vinge
Hugo (tie) : Doomsday Book, Connie Willis
Nebula : Doomsday Book, Connie Willis
World Fantasy : Last Call, Tim Powers
Campbell Memorial : Brother to Dragons, Charles Sheffield
Clarke : Body of Glass, Marge Piercy
Stoker : Blood of the Lamb, Thomas F. Monteleone
Locus (sf novel) : Doomsday Book, Connie Willis
Locus (fantasy novel) : Last Call, Tim Powers
Locus (horror/dark fantasy novel) : Children of the Night, Dan Simmons

1992

Hugo : Barrayar, Lois McMaster Bujold
Nebula : Stations of the Tide, Michael Swanwick
World Fantasy : Boy's Life, Robert R. McCammon
Campbell Memorial : Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well on Ganymede, Bradley Denton
Clarke : Synners, Pat Cadigan
Stoker : Boy's Life, Robert R. McCammon
Locus (sf novel) : Barrayar, Lois McMaster Bujold
Locus (fantasy novel) : Beauty, Sheri S. Tepper
Locus (horror/dark fantasy novel) : Summer of Night, Dan Simmons

1991

Hugo : The Vor Game, Lois McMaster Bujold
Nebula : Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin
World Fantasy (tie) : Only Begotten Daughter, James Morrow
World Fantasy (tie) : Thomas the Rhymer, Ellen Kushner
Campbell Memorial : Pacific Edge, Kim Stanley Robinson
Clarke : Take Back Plenty, Colin Greenland
Stoker : Mine, Robert R. McCammon
Locus (sf novel) : The Fall of Hyperion, Dan Simmons
Locus (fantasy novel) : Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin
Locus (horror/dark fantasy novel) : The Witching Hour, Anne Rice

1990

Hugo : Hyperion, Dan Simmons
Nebula : The Healer's War, Elizabeth Ann Scarborough [1988]
World Fantasy : Lyonesse: Madouc, Jack Vance
Campbell Memorial : The Child Garden, Geoff Ryman
Clarke : The Child Garden, Geoff Ryman
Stoker : Carrion Comfort, Dan Simmons
Locus (sf novel) : Hyperion, Dan Simmons
Locus (fantasy novel) : Prentice Alvin, Orson Scott Card
Locus (horror novel) : Carrion Comfort, Dan Simmons

1989

Hugo : Cyteen, C. J. Cherryh
Nebula : Falling Free, Lois McMaster Bujold
World Fantasy : Koko, Peter Straub
Campbell Memorial : Islands in the Net, Bruce Sterling
Clarke : Unquenchable Fire, Rachel Pollack
Stoker : The Silence of the Lambs, Thomas Harris
Locus (sf novel) : Cyteen, C. J. Cherryh
Locus (fantasy novel) : Red Prophet, Orson Scott Card
Locus (horror novel) : Those Who Hunt the Night (Immortal Blood), Barbara Hambly

1988

Hugo : The Uplift War, David Brin
Nebula : The Falling Woman, Pat Murphy [1986]
World Fantasy : Replay, Ken Grimwood
Campbell Memorial : Lincoln's Dreams, Connie Willis
Clarke : The Sea and Summer, George Turner
Stoker (tie) : Swan Song, Robert R. McCammon
Stoker (tie) : Misery, Stephen King
Locus (sf novel) : The Uplift War, David Brin
Locus (fantasy novel) : Seventh Son, Orson Scott Card

1987

Hugo : Speaker for the Dead, Orson Scott Card
Nebula : Speaker for the Dead, Orson Scott Card
World Fantasy : Perfume, Patrick Sskind
Campbell Memorial : A Door Into Ocean, Joan Slonczewski
Clarke : The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood [1985]
Locus (sf novel) : Speaker for the Dead, Orson Scott Card
Locus (fantasy novel) : Soldier of the Mist, Gene Wolfe

1986

Hugo : Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card
Nebula : Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card
World Fantasy : Song of Kali, Dan Simmons
Campbell Memorial : The Postman, David Brin
Locus (sf novel) : The Postman, David Brin
Locus (fantasy novel) : Trumps of Doom, Roger Zelazny

1985

Hugo : Neuromancer, William Gibson
Nebula : Neuromancer, William Gibson
World Fantasy (tie) : Mythago Wood, Robert Holdstock
World Fantasy (tie) : Bridge of Birds, Barry Hughart
Campbell Memorial : The Years of the City, Frederik Pohl
Locus (sf novel) : The Integral Trees, Larry Niven
Locus (fantasy novel) : Job: A Comedy of Justice, Robert A. Heinlein

1984

Hugo : Startide Rising, David Brin
Nebula : Startide Rising, David Brin
World Fantasy : The Dragon Waiting, John M. Ford
Campbell Memorial : The Citadel of the Autarch, Gene Wolfe
Locus (sf novel) : Startide Rising, David Brin
Locus (fantasy novel) : The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley

1983

Hugo : Foundation's Edge, Isaac Asimov
Nebula : No Enemy But Time, Michael Bishop
World Fantasy : Nifft the Lean, Michael Shea
Campbell Memorial : Helliconia Spring, Brian W. Aldiss
Locus (sf novel) : Foundation's Edge, Isaac Asimov
Locus (fantasy novel) : The Sword of the Lictor, Gene Wolfe

1982

Hugo : Downbelow Station, C. J. Cherryh
Nebula : The Claw of the Conciliator, Gene Wolfe
World Fantasy : Little, Big, John Crowley
Campbell Memorial : Riddley Walker, Russell Hoban
Locus (sf novel) : The Many-Colored Land, Julian May
Locus (fantasy novel) : The Claw of the Conciliator, Gene Wolfe

1981

Hugo : The Snow Queen, Joan D. Vinge
Nebula : Timescape, Gregory Benford
World Fantasy : The Shadow of the Torturer, Gene Wolfe
Campbell Memorial : Timescape, Gregory Benford
Locus (sf novel) : The Snow Queen, Joan D. Vinge
Locus (fantasy novel) : Lord Valentine's Castle, Robert Silverberg

1980

Hugo : The Fountains of Paradise, Arthur C. Clarke
Nebula : The Fountains of Paradise, Arthur C. Clarke
World Fantasy : Watchtower, Elizabeth A. Lynn
Campbell Memorial : On Wings of Song, Thomas M. Disch
Locus (sf novel) : Titan, John Varley
Locus (fantasy novel) : Harpist in the Wind, Patricia A. McKillip

1979

Hugo : Dreamsnake, Vonda N. McIntyre
Nebula : Dreamsnake, Vonda N. McIntyre
World Fantasy : Gloriana, Michael Moorcock
Campbell Memorial : Gloriana, Michael Moorcock
Locus : Dreamsnake, Vonda N. McIntyre

1978

Hugo : Gateway, Frederik Pohl
Nebula : Gateway, Frederik Pohl
World Fantasy : Our Lady of Darkness, Fritz Leiber
Campbell Memorial : Gateway, Frederik Pohl
Locus (sf novel) : Gateway, Frederik Pohl
Locus (fantasy novel) : The Silmarillion, J. R. R. Tolkien

1977

Hugo : Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang, Kate Wilhelm
Nebula : Man Plus, Frederik Pohl
World Fantasy : Doctor Rat, William Kotzwinkle
Campbell Memorial : The Alteration, Kingsley Amis
Locus : Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang, Kate Wilhelm

1976

Hugo : The Forever War, Joe Haldeman [1974]
Nebula : The Forever War, Joe Haldeman [1974]
World Fantasy : Bid Time Return, Richard Matheson
Campbell Memorial : no award
Locus : The Forever War, Joe Haldeman [1974]

1975

Hugo : The Dispossessed, Ursula K. Le Guin
Nebula : The Dispossessed, Ursula K. Le Guin
World Fantasy : The Forgotten Beasts of Eld, Patricia A. McKillip
Campbell Memorial : Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said, Philip K. Dick
Locus : The Dispossessed, Ursula K. Le Guin

1974

Hugo : Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C. Clarke
Nebula : Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C. Clarke
Campbell Memorial : Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C. Clarke
Campbell Memorial : Malevil, Robert Merle
Locus : Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C. Clarke

1973

Hugo : The Gods Themselves, Isaac Asimov
Nebula : The Gods Themselves, Isaac Asimov
Campbell Memorial : Beyond Apollo, Barry N. Malzberg
Locus : The Gods Themselves, Isaac Asimov

1972

Hugo : To Your Scattered Bodies Go, Philip Jos‚ Farmer
Nebula : A Time of Changes, Robert Silverberg
Locus : The Lathe of Heaven, Ursula K. Le Guin

1971

Hugo : Ringworld, Larry Niven
Nebula : Ringworld, Larry Niven
Locus : Ringworld, Larry Niven

1970

Hugo : The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin
Nebula : The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin

1969

Hugo : Stand on Zanzibar, John Brunner
Nebula : Rite of Passage, Alexei Panshin

1968

Hugo : Lord of Light, Roger Zelazny
Nebula : The Einstein Intersection, Samuel R. Delany

1967

Hugo : The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress, Robert A. Heinlein
Nebula (tie) : Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes
Nebula (tie) : Babel-17, Samuel R. Delany

1966

Hugo (tie) : "...And Call Me Conrad" (This Immortal), Roger Zelazny
Hugo (tie) : Dune, Frank Herbert
Nebula : Dune, Frank Herbert

1965

Hugo : The Wanderer, Fritz Leiber

1964

Hugo : "Here Gather the Stars" (Way Station), Clifford D. Simak

1963

Hugo : The Man in the High Castle, Philip K. Dick

1962

Hugo : Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A. Heinlein

1961

Hugo : A Canticle for Leibowitz, Walter M. Miller, Jr. [1959]

1960

Hugo : Starship Troopers, Robert A. Heinlein

1959

Hugo : A Case of Conscience, James Blish

1958

Hugo (novel or novelette) : The Big Time, Fritz Leiber [1961]

1957

International Fantasy (fiction) : The Lord of the Rings, J. R. R. Tolkien [1955]

1956

Hugo : Double Star, Robert A. Heinlein [1956]

1955

Hugo : They'd Rather Be Right (The Forever Machine), Mark Clifton & Frank Riley [1957]
International Fantasy (fiction) : A Mirror for Observers, Edgar Pangborn

1954

International Fantasy (fiction) : More Than Human, Theodore Sturgeon

1953

Hugo : The Demolished Man, Alfred Bester [1953]
International Fantasy (fiction) : City, Clifford D. Simak

1951

International Fantasy (fiction) : Earth Abides, George R. Stewart [1949]

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