Il Nebula Award un prestigioso riconoscimento assegnato dalla Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) alle migliori opere di fantascienza pubblicate negli Stati Uniti d'America durante l'anno precedente. Quest'anno l'evento si arricchisce con una nuova categoria chiamata Game Writing, in cui compaiono Black Mirror: Bandersnatch e God of War.

Come riporta IO9, di seguito potete trovare la lista completa dei candidati che concorrono per le varie categorie:

Game Writing

  • Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Charlie Brooker (House of Tomorrow & Netflix)
  • The Road to Canterbury, Kate Heartfield (Choice of Games)
  • God of War, Matt Sophos, Richard Zangrande Gaubert, Cory Barlog, Orion Walker, and Adam Dolin (Santa Monica Studio/Sony/Interactive Entertainment)
  • Rent-A-Vice, Natalia Theodoridou (Choice of Games)
  • The Martian Job, M. Darusha Wehm (Choice of Games)

Novel

  • The Calculating Stars, Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor)
  • The Poppy War, R.F. Kuang (Harper Voyager US; Harper Voyager UK)
  • Blackfish City, Sam J. Miller (Ecco; Orbit UK)
  • Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik (Del Rey; Macmillan)
  • Witchmark, C.L. Polk (Tor.com Publishing)
  • Trail of Lightning, Rebecca Roanhorse (Saga)

Novella

  • Fire Ant, Jonathan P. Brazee (Semper Fi)
  • The Black God's Drums, P. Djl Clark (Tor.com Publishing)
  • The Tea Master and the Detective, Aliette de Bodard (Subterranean)
  • Alice Payne Arrives, Kate Heartfield (Tor.com Publishing)
  • Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach, Kelly Robson (Tor.com Publishing)
  • Artificial Condition, Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)
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Novelette

  • The Only Harmless Great Thing, Brooke Bolander (Tor.com Publishing)
  • "The Last Banquet of Temporal Confections," Tina Connolly (Tor.com 7/11/18)
  • "An Agent of Utopia," Andy Duncan (An Agent of Utopia)
  • "The Substance of My Lives, the Accidents of Our Births," Jos Pablo Iriarte (Lightspeed 1/18)
  • "The Rule of Three," Lawrence M. Schoen (Future Science Fiction Digest 12/18)
  • "Messenger," Yudhanjaya Wijeratne and R.R. Virdi (Expanding Universe, Volume 4)

Short Story

  • "Interview for the End of the World," Rhett C. Bruno (Bridge Across the Stars)
  • "The Secret Lives of the Nine Negro Teeth of George Washington," Phenderson Djl Clark (Fireside 2/18)
  • "Going Dark," Richard Fox (Backblast Area Clear)
  • "And Yet," A.T. Greenblatt (Uncanny 3-4/18)
  • "A Witch's Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies," Alix E. Harrow (Apex 2/6/18)
  • "The Court Magician," Sarah Pinsker (Lightspeed 1/18)

Cosa ne pensate? Eravate a conoscenza di questa nuova categoria?