The 2008 Nebula Awards were presented on April 25 at the Grand Horizon Ballroom at Sunset Village on the UCLA campus. The evening was chaired by Christine Valada. Janis Ian served as toastmaster and Chuck Lorre gave the keynote address. Other awards included:
- Best Novel: Powers, by Ursula K. Le Guin
- Best Novella: “The Spacetime Pool,” by Catherine Asaro
- Best Novelette: “Pride and Prometheus,” by John Kessel
- Best Short Story: “Trophy Wives,” by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
- Best Script: WALL-E, by Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon, Original story by Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter
- Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction/Fantasy Book: Flora’s Dare: How a Girl of Spirit Gambles All to Expand Her Vocabulary, Confront a Bouncing Boy Terror, and Try to Save Califa from a Shaky Doom (Despite Being Confined to Her Room), by Ysabeau S. Wilce
- Damon Knight Grandmaster Award: Harry Harrison
- SFWA Writer Emerita: M.J. Engh
- Bradbury Award: Joss Whedon
- SFWA Service Award: Victoria Strauss
- Solstice Awards: Kate Wilhelm, Algis Budrys, Martin H. Greenberg
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