Dell Magazine Awards

Dell Magazine gave out their annual awards in Pittsburgh during the 2017 SFWA Nebula Conference.

Analystical Laboratory (AnLab) Winners

  • Best Novella: “The Coward’s Option,” by Adam-Troy Castro
  • Best Novelette: “Detroit Hammersmith: Zero-Gravity Toilet Repairman [Retired],” by Suzanne Palmer
  • Best Short Story: “In the Absence of Instructions to the Contrary,” by Frank Wu
  • Best Fact Article: “Energy for the Future,” by Richard A. Lovett
  • Best Poem: “somebody I Used to Love Asks Me Who Marie Curie Is,” by Carly Rubin
  • Best Cover: December 2016, by Vincent diFate

Asimov’s Readers’ Award Winners

  • Best Novella: “Lazy Dog Out,” by Suzanne Palmer
  • Best Novelette: “I Married a Monster from Outer Space,” by Dale Bailey
  • Best Short Story: (tie) “The Mutants Men Don’t See,” by James Alan Gardner; “All That Robot…,” by Rich Larson
  • Best Poem: “After,” by Herb Kauderer
  • Best Cover: Donato Giancola

Anlab Finalists

Analog has announced the finalists for their annual reader’s poll and invites readers to read the stories. The winners will be announced the weekend of May 18-21 at the SFWA Nebula Conference in Pittsburgh.

Novella

  • “The Coward’s Option,” by Adam-Troy Castro
  • “The Soul Behind the Face,” by Adam-Troy Castro
  • “The Journeyman: Into the Great North Wood,” by Michael F. Flynn
  • “Wyatt Earp 2.0,” by Wil McCarthy
  • “Progress Report,” by Rajnar Vajra

Novelette

  • “Playthings,” by Stephen L. Burns
  • “Dreams of the Rocket Men,” by C. Stuart Hardwick
  • “Detroit Hammersmith, Zero-Gravity Toilet Repairman [Retired],” by Suzanne Palmer
  • “Prodigal,” by Gord Sellar
  • “Diamond Jim and the Dinosaurs,” by Rosemary Claire Smith

Short Story

  • “The Battle of Ceres,” by Karl Bunker
  • “Jewels from the Sky,” by Brendan DuBois
  • “Rocket Surgery,” by Effie Seiberg
  • “Death of a Starship Poet,” by James Van Pelt
  • “The Continuing Saga of Tom Corbett, Space Cadet,” by James Van Pelt
  • “In the Absence of Instructions to the Contrary,” by Frank Wu

Fact Articles

  • “A Mind of Its Own,” Part 1 & Part 2, by Edward M. Lerner
  • “Here We Go Loopedy Loop: A Brief History of Time Travel,” Part 1 & Part 2, by Edward M. Lerner
  • “Human 2.0: Being All We Can Be,” Part 1 & Part 2, by Edward M. Lerner
  • “Dawn Comes to the Asteroid Belt: What NASA’s 9-Year Mission is Learning About One of Science Fiction’s Favorite Realms,” by Richard A. Lovett
  • “Energy for the Future: Solar-Derived Fuels, Artificial Leaves, and Electricity-Eating Microbes that Poop Out Gasoline,” by Richard A. Lovett

POETRY

  • “Paint It Black,” by Bruce Boston
  • “Black Hole Blues,” by G.O. Clark
  • “Final Dispatch,” by Robert Frazier
  • “Soft Collision,” by Scott E. Green & Herb Kauderer
  • “Somebody I Used to Love Asks Me Who Marie Curie Is,” by Carly Rubin

Cover

  • January/February, by Maurizio Manzieri
  • March, by Eldar Zakirov
  • April, by Bob Eggleton
  • June, BY Bob Eggleton
  • October, by Sandeep Karunakaran
  • December, by Vincent di Fate

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Dell Magazine Awards

Dell Magazines announced the winners of the 2015 Analog AnLab Awards and the Asimov’s Readers’ Awards on May 14, 2016 at the Lockwood Restaurant during the SFWA Nebula Conference in Chicago, IL.

The Analog Analytical Laboratory (AnLab) Awards

  • Best Novella: “Builders of Leaf Houses,” by Catherine Wells
  • Best Novelette; “Racing to Mars,” by Martin L. Shoemaker
  • Best Short Story: “The Museum of Modern Warfare,” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • Best Fact Article: “Challenges of Manned Interstellar Travel: An Overview,” by Nick Kanas
  • Best Poem: “The Impending Apocalypse Helps Me Maintain Perspective,” by Steven Dondlinger
  • Best Cover: May 2015, Donato Giancola

The Asimov’s Readers’ Awards:

  • Best Novella: “Inhuman Garbage,” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • Best Novelette: “Lock Up Your Chickens and Daughters—H’ard and Andy Are Come to Town!” by Michael Swanwick & Gregory Frost
  • Best Short Story: “Tuesdays,” by Suzanne Palmer
  • Best Poem: “1,230 Grams of Einstein,” by Robert Frazier
  • Best Cover Artist: Maurizio Manzieri

AnLab and Asimov’s Awards

The annual AnLab and Asimov’s Awards, presented for works appearing in Analog and Asimov’s, were presented at a breakfast athe the Palmer House on June 6 in conjunction with the Nebula Award Weekend.

AnLab Awards

  • Best Novella: “Music to Me,” Richard A. Lovett
  • Best Novelette: “Life Flight,” Brad R. Torgersen
  • Best Short Story (tie): “Another Man’s Treasure,” Tom Greene; “Snapshots,” Kristine Kathryn Rusch
  • Best Fact: “Lockstep: A Possible Galactic Empire,” Karl Schroeder
  • Best Cover: January/February 2014, by David A. Hardy

Asimov’s Awards

  • Best Novella: “The Legion of Tomorrow,” by Allen M. Steele
  • Best Novelette: “The Common Good,”by Nancy Kress
  • Best Short Story: “The Plantimal,” by Mike Resnick & Ken Liu
  • Best Poem: “In the Quiet Hour,” by Bruce Boston
  • Best Cover Artist: June 2014, by Maurizio Manzieri

Analog and Asimov’s Readers Polls

The winners of the Asimov’s Readers’ Awards and Analog‘s Analog Analytical Laboratory (AnLab) Awards were announced by Asimov’s editor Sheila Williams and Analog editor Trevor Quachri during the Nebula Weekend in San Jose.

Asimov‘s Readers’ Awards

  • Best Novella: “The Application of Hope,” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (August)
  • Best Novelette: “Over There,” by Will McIntosh (January)
  • Best Short Story (tie): “The Wall,” by Naomi Kritzer (April-May); “The New Guys Always Work Overtime,” by David Erik Nelson (February)
  • Best Poem: “Rivers,” by Geoffrey A. Landis (June)
  • Best Cover Artist: Kinuko Craft

Analog‘s Analytical Laboratory (AnLab) Awards

  • Best Novella: “The Chaplain’s Legacy,” by Brad Torgersen (July-August)
  • Best Novelette: “Buddha Nature,” by Amy Thompson (January-February)
  • Best Short Story: “The War of the Worlds, Book One, Chapter 18: The Sergeant-Major,” by John G. Hemry (January-February)
  • Best Fact Article: “The Great Ptolemaic Smackdown and Down-and-Dirty Mud-Wrassle,” by Michael F. Flynn (January-February)
  • Best Cover: July-August 2013 by Tomislav Tikulin

Dell Magazine Awards

The two Dell magazines, Asimov’s and Analog announced the winners of the annual awards at breakfast on Saturday May 19 during the Nebula Award Weekend in Arlington, VA. Both editors, Sheila Williams and Stanley Schmidt, attended.

Analog‘s Analytical Laboratory (AnLab) Awards:

  • Best Novella: “With Unclean Hands,” by Adam-Troy Castro (11/11)
  • Best Novelette (Tie): “Jak and the Beanstalk,” by Richard A. Lovett (7-8/11); “Betty Knox and Dictionary Jones in the Mystery of the Missing Teenage Anachronisms,” by John G. Hemry (3/11)
  • Best Short Story: “Julie is Three,” by Craig DeLancey (3/11)
  • Best Fact: “Smart SETI,” by Gregory and James Benford (4/11)
  • Best Cover: December 2011 (for “Ray of Light”) by Bob Eggleton

The winners of Asimov’s Readers’ Awards are:

  • Best Novella: “The Man Who Bridged the Mist,” by Kij Johnson(10-11/11)
  • Best Novelette: “All About Emily,” by Connie Willis(12/11)
  • Best Short Story: “Movement,” by Nancy Fulda(3/11)
  • Best Poem: “Five Pounds of Sunlight,” byGeoffrey A. Landis(1/11)
  • Best Cover Artist: October/November, by Paul Youll (for “The Man Who Bridged the Mist”)

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Asimov’s

Asimov’s and Anlab Readers’ Polls

The winners of the Asimov’s Readers’ Awards and Analog‘s Analog Analytical Laboratory (AnLab) Awards were announced by Asimov’s editor Sheila Williams during the Nebula Weekend in Los Angeles.

Asimov‘s Readers’ Awards

  • Best Novella: “The Room of Lost Souls” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (April-May)
  • Best Novelette: “The Ray-Gun: A Love Story” by James Alan Gardner (February)
  • Best Short Story: “26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss” by Kij Johnson (July)
  • Best Poem: “Deaths on Other Planets” by Joanne Merriam (April-May)
  • Best Cover Artist (tie): Tomasz Maronski (March) and John Picacio (September)

Analog‘s Analytical Laboratory (AnLab) Awards

  • Best Novella: “Tenbrook of Mars” by Dean McLaughlin (July-August)
  • Best Novelette: “The Man in the Mirror” by Geoffrey A. Landis (January-February)
  • Best Short Story: “Starship Down” by Tracy Canfield (October)
  • Best Fact Article: “The World’s Simplest Fusion Reactor” by Tom Ligon (January-February)
  • Best Cover: April 2008 by Scott Grimando