The Week in Review

Welcome to the week in review! Every Friday, we comb through the links and images we found and shared this week, and pull the very best for this post. Consider it concentrated genre goodness from all around the web.

And, just to make Friday that much sweeter, here’s a list of sweepstakes we have going on!

News: 2008 Nebula Ballot Announced

The Preliminary Ballot for the Nebula Awards® for 2008 has been announced and Tor is featured prominently in the selections!

Four Tor books were selected in the Novel category:

Abraham, Daniel: A Betrayal in Winter
Bull, Emma: Territory
Doctorow, Cory: Little Brother
Goonan, Kathleen Ann: In War Times

Additionally, several Tor authors were nominated in the various other categories:

Novella:

Benford, Gregory: Dark Heaven (Alien Crimes, SFBC, Jan07)

Novelette:

Flynn, Michael F. : Quaestiones Super Caelo et Mundo (Analog, Aug07 (Jul/Aug07 issue))

Short Story:

Scholes, Ken: “Summer in Paris, Light From the Sky” (Clarkesworld Magazine, Nov07)

The Nebula Awards are voted on, and presented by, active members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. Founded as the Science Fiction Writers of America in 1965 by Damon Knight, the organization began with a charter membership of 78 writers; it now has over 1,400 members, among them most of the leading writers of science fiction and fantasy.

The Nebula Awards Weekend will be held April 24-26 at the Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard, with the awards presentation banquet to be held on the UCLA campus to tie in with the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

To see the full list, click here: http://www.sfwa.org/news/2009/08nebprelim.htm

Congratulations to the nominees!