Table T12: Tally: Short Fiction Writers, Major Awards

Tallies of nominees for "Major Awards" include only the ten awards listed on the homepage under that heading. "All Awards" include all awards, prizes, and honors in the Index excluding only the Locus and five other reader polls. Tallies of "All Awards and Polls" include all nominees in the entire Index. The selections of "Nominees by Group" correspond to the Summary Results tables.

On these page both 'wins' and 'nominations' include career prizes , but fiction subtotals do not.

'Nominations' includes poll rankings below first place.

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Since last year Connie Willis has pulled ahead of Harlan Ellison to lead with the most major awards wins for short fiction.

Total Wins

13 Harlan Ellison, Connie Willis
10 Poul Anderson
9 Ted Chiang, Ursula K. Le Guin
8 Fritz Leiber, George R. R. Martin
7 Nancy Kress, Robert Silverberg, Michael Swanwick, Roger Zelazny
6 Joe Haldeman, Joe R. Lansdale, Kelly Link, Mike Resnick
5 Greg Bear, Neil Gaiman, Elizabeth Hand, James Tiptree, Jr., John Varley

Total Nominations
[Number of wins in brackets]

46 Michael Swanwick [7]
44 Ursula K. Le Guin [9]
41 Mike Resnick [6]
40 Harlan Ellison [13]
37 Lucius Shepard [3]
34 Connie Willis [13]
32 James Patrick Kelly [3]
30 George R. R. Martin [8]
28 Michael Bishop [1]
26 Fritz Leiber [8], Robert Silverberg [7]
25 Nancy Kress [7]
23 John Kessel [4], Bruce Sterling [2]
21 Ted Chiang [9], Howard Waldrop [2]
20 John Varley [5], Gene Wolfe [1], Roger Zelazny [7]
19 Kim Stanley Robinson [2], Kate Wilhelm [3]
18 James Tiptree, Jr. [5]
17 Terry Bisson [4], Robert Reed [1]
16 Walter Jon Williams [2]

Number of nominations without ever having won

15 Michael A. Burstein
14 Eleanor Arnason, Pat Cadigan
11 Adam-Troy Castro
9 Charles de Lint, Lisa Goldstein, Kim Newman
8 Thomas M. Disch, Jonathan Lethem, Jack McDevitt, Benjamin Rosenbaum
7 Stephen Baxter, Paul Di Filippo, Paul Levinson, Barry N. Malzberg, Susan M. Shwartz
6 William Gibson, Charles L. Harness, William Sanders, Hilbert Schenck, Brian Stableford

Total Losses
Number of times nominated but lost [Number of wins in bracket]

39 Michael Swanwick [7]
35 Ursula K. Le Guin [9], Mike Resnick [6]
34 Lucius Shepard [3]
29 James Patrick Kelly [3]
27 Michael Bishop [1], Harlan Ellison [13]
22 George R. R. Martin [8]
21 Bruce Sterling [2], Connie Willis [13]
19 John Kessel [4], Robert Silverberg [7], Howard Waldrop [2], Gene Wolfe [1]
18 Nancy Kress [7], Fritz Leiber [8]
17 Kim Stanley Robinson [2]
16 Robert Reed [1], Kate Wilhelm [3]
15 Michael A. Burstein, John Varley [5]
14 Eleanor Arnason, Pat Cadigan, Jack Dann [1], Martha Soukup [1], Walter Jon Williams [2]
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