The 2014 Nebula Awards were presented June 4, 2015 in a ceremony at SFWA’s 50th Annual Nebula Awards Weekend, held in Chicago, IL. Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation, Axe Cop) hosted the awards. Larry Niven was honored with the 2014 Damon Knight Grand Master Award for his lifetime contributions and achievements in the field.
Scott Edelman gave a heartfelt acceptance speech for the Bradbury Award on behalf of Guardians Of The Galaxy, which we transcribed in its entirety for you:
I am Groot. I am Groot? I AM GROOT.
Now, who among us can argue with that?
The full ballot, with winners listed first:
- Annihilation, Jeff VanderMeer (FSG Originals; Fourth Estate; HarperCollins Canada)
- ‘‘A Guide to the Fruits of Hawai’i’’, Alaya Dawn Johnson (F&SF 7-8/14)
- ‘‘Sleep Walking Now and Then’’, Richard Bowes (Tor.com 7/9/14)
- ‘‘The Magician and Laplace’s Demon’’, Tom Crosshill (Clarkesworld 12/14)
- ‘‘The Husband Stitch’’, Carmen Maria Machado (Granta #129)
- ‘‘We Are the Cloud’’, Sam J. Miller (Lightspeed 9/14)
- ‘‘The Devil in America’’, Kai Ashante Wilson (Tor.com 4/2/14)
- ‘‘Jackalope Wives’’, Ursula Vernon (Apex 1/7/14)
- ‘‘The Breath of War’’, Aliette de Bodard (Beneath Ceaseless Skies 3/6/14)
- ‘‘When It Ends, He Catches Her’’, Eugie Foster (Daily Science Fiction 9/26/14)
- ‘‘The Meeker and the All-Seeing Eye’’, Matthew Kressel (Clarkesworld 5/14)
- ‘‘The Vaporization Enthalpy of a Peculiar Pakistani Family’’, Usman T. Malik (Qualia Nous)
- ‘‘A Stretch of Highway Two Lanes Wide’’, Sarah Pinsker (F&SF 3-4/14)
- ‘‘The Fisher Queen’’, Alyssa Wong (F&SF 5/14)
Ray Bradbury Award
- Captain America: The Winter Soldier
- Edge of Tomorrow
- The Lego Movie
Andre Norton Award
The Solstice Award was given to Joanna Russ posthumously, and to Stanley Schmidt. Jeffry Dwight received the Kevin O’Donnell Jr. Service to SFWA Award.
Winners were announced at the Nebula Awards Banquet on June 6, 2015, during the Nebula Awards Weekend (June 4-7, 2015) in the Red Lacquer Room at the Palmer House Hilton, Chicago IL.