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Friday, May 13 • 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Nebula Nominee Presentation

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Here is your chance to meet and congratulate this year's Nebula Nominees before the mass autographing.

Nebula Nominees
avatar for N.K.Jemisin


N. K. Jemisin is a Hugo- and Locus-Award-winning Brooklyn author whose works have also been nominated for the World Fantasy Award and the Nebula.  Her latest novel, THE OBELISK GATE, came out in August of 2016.  Her website is nkjemisin.com.
avatar for Brooke Bolander

Brooke Bolander

Brooke Bolander is a chaos-sowing trickster girl of indeterminate employment, half-tornado, half-writer. Originally from the deepest, darkest, swampiest regions of the southern US, she attended the University of Leicester from 2004 to 2007 studying History and Archaeology and is a graduate of the 2011 Clarion Writers’ Workshop at UCSD. Her work has been featured in Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, Nightmare, Reflection's Edge, and several... Read More →
avatar for Beth Cato

Beth Cato

Beth Cato hails from Hanford, California, but currently writes and bakes cookies in a lair west of Phoenix, Arizona. She shares the household with a hockey-loving husband, a numbers-obsessed son, and a cat the size of a canned ham. | | She's the author of THE CLOCKWORK DAGGER (a 2015 Locus Award finalist for First Novel) and THE CLOCKWORK CROWN (an RT Reviewers' Choice Finalist) from Harper Voyager. Her novella WINGS OF SORROW AND BONE is a... Read More →
avatar for Tina Connolly

Tina Connolly

Tina Connolly is the author of the Ironskin trilogy from Tor, and the Seriously Wicked series from Tor Teen. Her novels have been finalists for the Nebula and the Norton. She is one of the current co-hosts of Escape Pod, and her narrations have appeared all over, including Podcastle, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and her Parsec-winning flash fiction podcast Toasted Cake. She lives in Portland, and her website is tinaconnolly.com.
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C. S. E. Cooney

C. S. E. Cooney (csecooney.com/@csecooney) is the author of Bone Swans: Stories (Mythic Delirium 2015), the title story of which is a Nebula Award nominee and will feature in Paula Guran’s Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Novellas. She is the author of the Dark Breakers series, Jack o’ the Hills, The Witch in the Almond Tree, and a poetry collection called How to Flirt in Faerieland and Other Wild Rhymes, which includes her... Read More →
avatar for Kate Elliott

Kate Elliott

Kate Elliott is the author of YA fantasy Court of Fives, and numerous sff novels including Black Wolves, Cold Magic, and King's Dragon. She lives in Hawaii.
avatar for E.J. Fischer

E.J. Fischer

Eugene Fischer is writer living in Austin, Texas. He has a physics degree from Trinity Univeristy, an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and is a graduate of the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop. He was a Teaching/Writing Fellow and later an adjunct professor at the University of Iowa, where he created an undergraduate course on Writing and Reading Science Fiction. His work has been published in Strange Horizons and... Read More →
avatar for Charles Gannon

Charles Gannon

This year’s novel nomination is Chuck Gannon's third, all set in his hard sf series. He also collaborates with Eric Flint in the Ring of Fire series, and has won awards and written best-sellers across the genre and for various imprints/venues. He also worked in game design/writing, and as a scriptwriter/producer in NYC (clients included the U.N., W.H.O, PBS). | | Other life credits include being a Distinguished Professor of English (St... Read More →
avatar for Naomi Kritzer

Naomi Kritzer

Naomi Kritzer grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, a small lunar colony populated mostly by academics. She now lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with her spouse, two kids, and (currently) two cats. | | Her short stories have appeared in Clarkesworld, Asimov's, Analog, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Lightspeed, and many other magazines and websites. She also had five novels published by Bantam in the early 2000s, and does science blogging... Read More →
avatar for Fonda Lee

Fonda Lee

Fonda Lee is the author of the Andre Norton-nominated novel Zeroboxer (Flux/Llewellyn, 2015) and the forthcoming Exo (Scholastic, January 2017). A former corporate strategist for Fortune 500 companies, when she is not writing, she can be found training in kung fu or searching out tasty breakfasts. Born and raised in Canada, Fonda now lives in Portland, Oregon. You can find her at www.fondalee.com and on Twitter @fondajlee.
avatar for David D. Levine

David D. Levine

David D. Levine is the author of novel Arabella of Mars (Tor 2016) and over fifty SF and fantasy stories. His story "Tk'Tk'Tk" won the Hugo, and he has been shortlisted for awards including the Hugo, Nebula, Campbell, and Sturgeon. Stories have appeared in Asimov's, Analog, F&SF, multiple Year's Best anthologies, and his award-winning collection Space Magic.
avatar for Henry Lien

Henry Lien

Author, Penguin Random House
Henry Lien was born in Taiwan and now lives in Hollywood, CA. He attended Clarion West in 2012. Since then, he has sold his work to magazines including Asimov’s, Analog, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, and has been nominated twice for a Nebula. | | Henry's first novel, PEASPROUT CHEN, FUTURE LEGEND OF SKATE AND SWORD, will be published by Penguin Random House in 2017 and its first sequel... Read More →
avatar for Ken Liu

Ken Liu

Ken Liu (http://kenliu.name) is an author and translator of speculative fiction, as well as a lawyer and programmer. A winner of the Nebula, Hugo, and World Fantasy awards, he has been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov’s, Analog, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, and Strange Horizons, among other places. | | Ken’s debut novel, THE GRACE OF KINGS (2015), is a Nebula nominee and the first in a silkpunk epic fantasy... Read More →
avatar for Tamsyn Muir

Tamsyn Muir

Tamsyn Muir's work has been published in Nightmare Magazine, Fantasy Magazine, Clarkesworld, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and Weird Tales, among others. She is a two-time Shirley Jackson nominee and a Nebula Award nominee. She tweets @tazmuir and blogs under tazmuir @ tumblr.com. She teaches English.
avatar for Daniel José Older

Daniel José Older

Daniel José Older is the author of the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series from Penguin’s Roc Books and the Young Adult novel Shadowshaper (Scholastic, 2015), a New York Times Notable Book of 2015, which was shortlisted for the Kirkus Prize in Young Readers’ Literature and named one of Esquire’s 80 Books Every Person Should Read. He co-edited the Locus and World Fantasy nominated anthology Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the... Read More →
avatar for Kelly Robson

Kelly Robson

Kelly Robson's first fiction appeared in 2015 at Tor.com, Clarkesworld, and Asimov's, and in the anthologies New Canadian Noir, In the Shadow of the Towers, and Licence Expired: The Unauthorized James Bond. Her novella "Waters of Versailles" is a finalist for the 2015 Nebula Award and the 2015 Aurora Award, and her short story "The Three Resurrections of Jessica Churchill" is a finalist for the 2015 Theodore Sturgeon Award. Kelly lives in Toronto... Read More →
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Lawrence M. Schoen

Author/Publisher/Psychologist/Hypnotist, laDlu'meH QaQ DaHjaj
Lawrence M. Schoen holds a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology, has been nominated for the Campbell, Hugo, and Nebula awards, is a world authority on the Klingon language, operates the small press Paper Golem, and is a practicing hypnotherapist specializing in authors’ issues. | | His previous science fiction includes many light and humorous adventures of a space-faring stage hypnotist and his alien animal companion. His most recent book, BARSK... Read More →
avatar for Martin L. Shoemaker

Martin L. Shoemaker

Martin L. Shoemaker is a programmer who writes on the side… or maybe it’s the other way around. Programming pays the bills, but a second place story in the Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest earned him lunch with Buzz Aldrin. Programming never did that! | | Besides writing science fiction (with occasional excursions into fantasy and mystery), Martin is an expert in helping businesses to communicate their needs and solutions using a mix of... Read More →
avatar for Fran Wilde

Fran Wilde

Fran Wilde’s work includes the novels Updraft (Tor, 2015) and Cloudbound (Tor, 2016). Her short stories appear in Asimov’s, Tor.com, and Nature. Her novella “The Jewel and Her Lapidary,” will be published by Tor.com publishing in May 2016. She writes for publications including The Washington Post, SFSignal, Tor.com, Clarkesworld, iO9.com, and GeekMom.com. You can find her on twitter @fran_wilde, and at franwilde.net.
avatar for Alyssa Wong

Alyssa Wong

Alyssa Wong studies fiction in Raleigh, NC, and really, really likes crows. Her work has been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Strange Horizons, Nightmare Magazine, Black Static, and Tor.com, among others. Her short fiction has been nominated for multiple awards, including the Pushcart Prize, the Bram Stoker Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the Nebula Award. Alyssa can be found online at http://www.crashwong.net and on... Read More →

Friday May 13, 2016 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Red Lacquer Room

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