Asimov's Reader Poll 1997


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Analog Poll <— 1997 thread —> Warner Aspect

1998 <— Asimov's Reader Poll —> 1996
Where and When: Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza, Kansas City MO : April 19, 1997
Eligibility Year: 1996
Novella
  1. Winner: “Gas Fish”, Mary Rosenblum (Asimov's Feb 1996)
  2. “Time Travelers Never Die”, Jack McDevitt (Asimov's May 1996)
  3. “Blood of the Dragon”, George R. R. Martin (Asimov's Jul 1996)
  4. “Chrysalis”, Robert Reed (Asimov's Sep 1996)
  5. “The Robot's Twilight Companion”, Tony Daniel (Asimov's Aug 1996)
  6. “The City of God”, Gardner Dozois & Michael Swanwick (Asimov's Oct/Nov 1996)
  7. “Human History”, Lucius Shepard (Asimov's Apr 1996)
  8. “Swimmers Beneath the Skin”, Ian R. MacLeod (Asimov's Oct/Nov 1996)
  9. “The Road to Reality”, Phillip C. Jennings (Asimov's Mar 1996)
Novelette
  1. Winner: “The Flowers of Aulit Prison”, Nancy Kress (Asimov's Oct/Nov 1996)
  2. “Age of Aquarius”, William Barton (Asimov's May 1996)
  3. “A Dry, Quiet War”, Tony Daniel (Asimov's Jun 1996)
  4. “Beauty and the Opéra or The Phantom Beast”, Suzy McKee Charnas (Asimov's Mar 1996)
  5. “The Land of Nod”, Mike Resnick (Asimov's Jun 1996)
  6. “Mountain Ways”, Ursula K. Le Guin (Asimov's Aug 1996)
  7. “The Edge of the Universe”, Terry Bisson (Asimov's Aug 1996)
  8. (tie): “Cloud Cuckoo”, Charles Sheffield (Asimov's Jul 1996)
  9. (tie): “Pyros”, George M. Ewing (Asimov's Jan 1996)
  10. “The Peacock Throne”, Charles Sheffield (Asimov's Feb 1996)
  11. “The Miracle of Ivar Avenue”, John Kessel (Asimov's Sep 1996)
Short Story
  1. Winner: “Decency”, Robert Reed (Asimov's Jun 1996)
  2. “On Sequoia Time”, Daniel Keys Moran (Asimov's Sep 1996)
  3. “The Soul Selects Her Own Society: Invasion and Repulsion: A Chronological Reinterpretation of Two of Emily Dickinson's Poems: A Wellsian Perspective”, Connie Willis (Asimov's Apr 1996)
  4. “The Joys of the Sidereal Long Distance Runner”, Tony Daniel (Asimov's Mar 1996)
  5. “The Last Sunset”, Geoffrey A. Landis (Asimov's Feb 1996)
  6. “Gifts”, S. N. Dyer (Asimov's Dec 1996)
  7. “Cider”, Tom Purdom (Asimov's Jan 1996)
  8. “In Coppelius's Toyshop”, Connie Willis (Asimov's Dec 1996)
  9. (tie): “Community”, Gardner Dozois (Asimov's Sep 1996)
  10. (tie): “Mortal Clay”, S. N. Dyer (Asimov's Apr 1996)
  11. “Breakaway, Backdown”, James Patrick Kelly (Asimov's Jun 1996)
Poem
  1. Winner: “Curse of the Science Fiction Writer's Wife”, Bruce Boston (Asimov's Jan 1996)
  2. (tie): “Star-Rigger”, David Lunde (Asimov's Jun 1996)
  3. (tie): “This Neat Sheet”, James Tiptree, Jr. (Asimov's Oct/Nov 1996)
  4. (tie): “The Year of the Dragon”, Karawynn Long (Asimov's Jul 1996)
  5. (tie): “Pendragon”, William John Watkins (Asimov's Mar 1996)
  6. (tie): “This Is Just to Say”, Mary A. Turzillo (Asimov's Aug 1996)
  7. (tie): “Dinosaurs May Be Ancestors of More Than Birds”, Mary A. Turzillo (Asimov's Aug 1996)
  8. (tie): “The Robots' Wasteland”, William John Watkins (Asimov's May 1996)
  9. (tie): “time”, Danny Daniels (Asimov's Dec 1996)
  10. (tie): “Astronaut Boneyard”, Wendy Rathbone (Asimov's Jan 1996)
  11. (tie): “Love Song of the Holo-Celebs”, Bruce Boston (Asimov's Jun 1996)
  12. “Day Omega”, W. Gregory Stewart (Asimov's Oct/Nov 1996)
  13. “Dragon Skin”, W. Gregory Stewart (Asimov's Jul 1996)
  14. “Dodoes”, Steven Utley (Asimov's Apr 1996)
  15. “In Memoriam: For a Colleague, Departed”, Tom Disch (Asimov's Mar 1996)
  16. “Pteranodon”, Steven Utley (Asimov's Feb 1996)

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