The Bujold Nexus

Awards and Nominations

1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011

1987

Shards of Honor

Final nominee, Compton Crook Award for best first novel of 1986. 2nd, Locus Poll for best first novel of 1986.

The Warrior 's Apprentice

16th Locus Poll for best SF novel of 1986.
Lois McMaster Bujold Runner-up, Campbell Award for best new writer, 1987 Worldcon in Brighton, England.

1988

"The Borders of Infinity"

7th, Locus Poll for best novella of 1987 in its first appearance in Alien Stars IV: Free Lancers.

1989

Falling Free

Nebula Award for best novel of 1988. Nominee, Hugo Award for best novel of 1988. 9th, Locus Poll for best SF novel of 1988. Nominee, Prometheus Award.

Brothers in Arms

15th, Locus Poll for best SF novel of 1988.

1990

"The Mountains of Mourning"

Nebula Award for best novella of 1989. Hugo Award for best novella of 1989. 3rd, Analytical Laboratory, Analog's reader's poll for best novella/novelette of 1989. 4th, Locus Poll for best novella of 1989. SF Chronicle Award for Best Novella.

"Labyrinth"

1st, Analytical Laboratory for best novella/novelette of 1989. 3rd, Locus Poll for best novella of 1989.

Borders of Infinity

6th, Locus Poll for best collection of 1989.

1991

"Weatherman"

Nominee, Nebula Award for best novella of 1990. 1st, Analytical Laboratory, Analog's reader's poll for best novella/novelette of 1990. 16th, Locus Poll for best novella of 1990. Withdrawn as a final nominee for the Hugo in favor of its expansion, The Vor Game.

The Vor Game

Hugo Award, best novel of 1990. 4th, Locus Poll for best SF novel of 1990. Nominee, SF Chronicle Award for Best Novel 1991. Nominee, HOMer Award for Best SF Novel 1990.

1992

Barrayar

Nominee, Nebula Award for best novel of 1991. Hugo Award for best novel of 1991. 1st, Locus Poll for best SF novel of 1991. Rickie Award for best SF novel, voted by viewers of the Toronto SF TV show Prisoners of Gravity. HOMer Award for Best SF Novel of 1991. Nominee, SF Chronicle Award for Best Novel 1992.

1993

The Spirit Ring

2nd, Locus Poll for best fantasy novel of 1992.

1994

No new work published in 1993.

1995

Mirror Dance

Hugo Award for best novel of 1994. 1st, Locus Poll for best SF novel of 1994.

1996

Falling Free

The Reader's Chair The Reader's Chair unabridged audio production won the 'Listen Up Awards' from Publishers Weekly, for being one of the best Science Fiction Audiobooks of 1996, Jan 1997. It also won the 'Earphones Award' from AudioFile, an audio review publication, Nov/Dec 1996.

Cetaganda

Nominee, HOMer Award for Best Novel 1995. #4 Locus Poll, Best SF Novel 1997.

1997

Memory

Nominee, HOMer Award for Best Novel 1996. Nominee, Hugo Award for Best Novel 1997. Nominee, Nebula Award for Best Novel 1997. #3 Locus Poll, Best SF Novel 1997.

Dreamweaver's Dilemma

#5 Locus Poll, Best Collection 1997.

Shards of Honor

The Reader's Chair edition also won the 'Earphones Award' from AudioFile, June 1997.

1998

Shards of Honor

The Reader's Chair edition won "Critics' Choice Romantic Favorites" from AudioFile, February 1998.

1999

Cetaganda

The Reader's Chair, edition was named one of the "Best Audiobooks of 1999" out of a total of 24 chosen, by Library Journal [15 Feb 2000 issue].

Komarr

Has won the Minnesota Book Award in the Fantasy and Science Fiction Category.

A Civil Campaign

Has won first place in the Sapphire Awards for the year's best blend of science fiction and romance, sponsored by the Science Fiction Romance Newsletter. It has also won the PEARL (Paranormal Excellence Award in Romantic Literature) Award in the Science Fiction Category.

2000

A Civil Campaign

Nominee, Hugo Award for Best Novel 2000, Nominee, HOMer Award for Best Novel 1999. Nominee, Nebula Award for Best Novel 2000. Nominee, " Minnesota Book Awards" in the Popular Fiction category.

Won the Russian "Strannik" award in the category "The Guest from Afar" for all of the Vorkosigan Saga.

2001

Barrayar

Nominee, Seiun Award, (Japanese Hugo,) for best translation of a foreign novel.

2002

Won the Fictionwise eBook 2002 Author of the Year.

Cetaganda

Nominee, Seiun Award, for best translation of a foreign novel.

Komarr

Winner, the Premio Italia, (Italian Hugo) best foreign novel of the year.

The Vor Game

Fictionwise 2002 eBook of the Year.

The Curse of Chalion

Winner, "The SF Site": Reader's Choice, Best Books of 2001. Nominee, Hugo Award for Best Novel of 2002. Winner, Mythopoeic Award 2002 for Adult Literature. Nominee, World Fantasy Award for Best Novel.

Diplomatic Immunity

Nominee, the 2002, Best Science Fiction, PEARL.

2003

Won the Fictionwise eBook 2003 Author of the Year.

Diplomatic Immunity

Nominee, Nebula Award for Best Novel 2003.

2004

Paladin of Souls

Nominee, " Minnesota Book Awards" in the Popular Fiction category. Best Romantic Novel outside the Romance Genre, Romance Readers Anonymous (RRA-L). Nominee. Mythopoeic Award 2004 for Adult Literature. Winner, Hugo Award for Best Novel of 2003. Romantic Times 2003 Reviewers' Choice Award, best fantasy novel. Top in the Locus Magazine poll, in the category of best fantasy novel.

2005

Paladin of Souls

Nebula Award for Best Novel 2004

Ethan of Athos

Nominee, Seiun Award, (Japanese Hugo,) for best translation of a foreign novel.

Winterfair Gifts

Nominee, Hugo Award for Best Novella of 2004. Sapphire Award 2nd place for short fiction.

The Vor Game

Grover Gardner is nominated for an Audie Award for his reading for Blackstone Audio.

2006

Winterfair Gifts

2005 Fictionwise eBook of the Year.

The Hallowed Hunt

is a finalist for the 2006 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature. It is also a best fantasy novel in the Locus poll.

2007

Ohioana Career Award given to Lois McMaster Bujold

From the Ohioana Library website: "The Ohioana Career Award is the oldest and most prestigious of the awards given by the Ohioana Library Association. The association's first Career (Medal) Award was given in 1942. The Ohioana Career Award is presented each year to a native Ohioan for his or her outstanding professional accomplishments in the arts and humanities."

http://www.ohioana.org/awards/career.asp and

http://www.ohioana.org/awards/2007/career2007.asp

2009

Romantic Times Achievement Award for Sci-Fi/Fantasy, 2009. Selected as one of the winners for the 2009 RT BOOK REVIEWS Career Achievement Awards and has won for her body of work in Sci-Fi/Fantasy.

2010

Cryoburn

One of the Blackstone Audio, Best of 2010 (one of 42 from all books publised by Blackstone during 2010.

2011

Lois was the recipient of the Skylark Award, an honor bestowed by the New England Science Fiction Association.

Cryoburn

Nominee, Hugo Award for Best Novel
Locus Award nominee in best SF novel category (five nominees)


Details of the Hugo Award and other winners can be found at www.worldcon.org/hugos.html.

The Nebula Award Winners can be found at www.sfwa.org/awards/.

AudioFile is a bi-monthly audiobook review publication. Earphones are awarded to truly exceptional presentations that excel in all the following criteria: Narrative voice and style, Vocal characterizations, Appropriateness for the audio format, Enhancement of the text.

Fictionwise.com Fictionwise republishes material in ebook format, and annually gives awards to its best selling authors and stories.

The Paranormal Excellence Award in Romantic Literature or PEARL is a readers' choice award, conducted annually by members of Paranormal Romance, naming the year's best books in paranormal romance and romantic science fiction.

The HOMer Awards were the CompuServe Science Fiction and Fantasy Forums Annual Awards.

Locus Magazine can be found at www.locusmag.com.

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