April 26th, 2009

Happy Totoro


Just found out about the Nebula winners, and boy, am I happy.

Novel: Powers, Ursula K. Le Guin (Harcourt)
Novella: "The Spacetime Pool", Catherine Asaro (Analog Mar '08)
Novelette: "Pride and Prometheus", John Kessel (F&SF Jan '08)
Short Story: "Trophy Wives", Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Fellowship Fantastic)
Script: WALL-E, Andrew Stanton & Jim Reardon. Original story by Andrew Stanton & Pete Docter (Pixar)
Andre Norton Award: Flora's Dare, Ysabeau S. Wilce (Harcourt)

This is a stellar line-up, and I love every single work on it, especially Flora's Dare, a book I love even more unreservedly than its charming predecessor, Flora Secunda, which is saying a mouthful. Plus, as an unrepentant feminist, I'm pleased that there's a preponderance of women on it this year. So joy all around, and congratulations to the winners.