Larry Niven


science fiction awards database

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Awards Summary

Career and Special Awards: 5

Major Awards: 6

Locus Awards: 4

Other Awards: 8

Total Number of Award Wins and Nominations: 104

Times Served as Judge: 16

— Career and Special Awards —
SFWA Grand Master Awardchosen by SF & Fantasy Writers of America officers
winner

Forry Awardfor lifetime achievement, presented by the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society
winner

Robert A. Heinlein Awardfor hard SF inspiring space exploration, presented by the Heinlein Society
winner

Skylark Awardfor contribution to SF in the spirit of E.E. "Doc" Smith; presented by NESFA
winner

Writers and Illustrators of the Futurefor stories and art by contest winners, juried
lifetime achievement — winner

— Major Awards —
Hugo Awardsfor SF/F works, voted by members of annual World Science Fiction Convention
(19 nominations; 5 wins)

“The Return of William Proxmire” (What Might Have Been? Vol. 1: Alternate Empires) — short story — nomination

Footfall (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Ballantine Del Rey) — novel — nomination

The Integral Trees (Ballantine Del Rey) — novel — nomination

The Ringworld Engineers (Galileo Jul,Sep,Nov 1979, Jan 1980; Phantasia; Holt, Rinehart & Winston) — novel — nomination

“The Locusts” (by LN & Steve Barnes) (Analog Jun 1979) — novelette — nomination

Lucifer's Hammer (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Playboy) — novel — nomination

“Inferno” (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Galaxy Aug,Sep,Oct 1975) — novel — nomination

“ARM” (Epoch) — novella — nomination

“The Borderland of Sol” (Analog Jan 1975) — novelette — winner

The Mote In God's Eye (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Simon & Schuster) — novel — nomination

“The Hole Man” (Analog Jan 1974) — short story — winner

Protector (Ballantine) — novel — nomination

“The Fourth Profession” (Quark/4) — novella — nomination

“Inconstant Moon” (All the Myriad Ways) — short story — winner

Ringworld (Ballantine) — novel — winner

“Not Long Before the End” (F&SF Apr 1969) — short story — nomination

“All the Myriad Ways” (Galaxy Oct 1968) — short story — nomination

“The Jigsaw Man” (Dangerous Visions) — short story — nomination

“Neutron Star” (If Oct 1966) — short story — winner

Nebula Awardsfor SF/F works, voted by SF & Fantasy Writers of America professional membership
(8 nominations; 1 win)

The Integral Trees (Ballantine Del Rey) — novel — nomination

Inferno (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Pocket) — novel — nomination

The Mote in God's Eye (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Simon & Schuster) — novel — nomination

Ringworld (Ballantine) — novel — winner

“Not Long Before the End” (F&SF Apr 1969) — short story — nomination

“Flatlander” (If Mar 1967) — novelette — nomination

“Becalmed in Hell” (F&SF Jul 1965) — short story — nomination

“Wrong-Way Street” (Galaxy Apr 1965) — short story — nomination

World Fantasy Awardsfor Fantasy works; juried, with nominations from World Fantasy Con members
(1 nomination)

The Magic Goes Away (Ace) — short fiction — nomination

— Locus Awards and Poll —
Locus Awardsfor SF/F/H works, polled by readers of Locus Magazine
(50 nominations; 4 wins)

Shipstar (by Gregory Benford & LN) (Tor) — sf novel — 14th place

Bowl of Heaven (by Gregory Benford & LN) (Tor) — sf novel — 13th place

Fate of Worlds (by LN & Edward M. Lerner) (Tor) — sf novel — 22nd place

The Best of Larry Niven (Subterranean) — collection — 7th place

“Fly-by-Night” (Asimov's Oct/Nov 2000) — novella — 7th place

“The Missing Mass” (Analog Dec 2000) — short story — winner

Rainbow Mars (Tor) — collection — 6th place (tie)

Destiny's Road (Tor) — sf novel — 14th place

The Ringworld Throne (Ballantine Del Rey) — sf novel — 14th place

Crashlander (Ballantine Del Rey) — collection — 4th place

The Gripping Hand (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Pocket) — sf novel — 22nd place

Playgrounds of the Mind (Tor) — collection — 2nd place

Man-Kzin Wars IV (Baen) — anthology — 6th place

N-Space (Tor) — collection — 4th place

The Man-Kzin Wars (Baen) — anthology — 4th place

The Legacy of Heorot (by LN, Jerry Pournelle & Steven Barnes) (Gollancz; Simon & Schuster) — sf novel — 11th place

The Smoke Ring (Ballantine Del Rey) — sf novel — 8th place

Footfall (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Ballantine Del Rey) — sf novel — 3rd place

Limits (Ballantine Del Rey) — collection — 3rd place

The Integral Trees (Ballantine Del Rey) — sf novel — winner

More Magic (Berkley) — anthology — 13th place

The Descent of Anansi (by LN & Steven Barnes) (Tor) — sf novel — 16th place

“Flare Time” (Amazing Stories Nov 1982) — novelette — 9th place

Dream Park (by LN & Steven Barnes) (Phantasia; Ace) — sf novel — 4th place

Oath of Fealty (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Phantasia; Timescape) — sf novel — 9th place

The Magic May Return (Ace) — anthology — 10th place

The Ringworld Engineers (Phantasia; Holt, Rinehart & Winston) — sf novel — 3rd place

The Patchwork Girl (Ace) — novella — 2nd place

The Ringworld Engineers (Phantasia) — sf novel — 24th place

“Spirals” (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Destinies Vol. 1, No. 3, April-June '79) — novella — 13th place

“The Locusts” (by LN & Steve Barnes) (Analog Jun 1979) — novelette — 16th place

Convergent Series (Ballantine Del Rey) — single author collection — winner

The Magic Goes Away (by LN, illustrated by Esteban Maroto) (Ace) — art or illustrated book — 3rd place

Lucifer's Hammer (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Playboy) — sf novel — 8th place

Inferno (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Pocket) — novel — 17th place

A World Out of Time (Holt, Rinehart & Winston) — novel — 5th place

“Inferno” (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Galaxy Aug,Sep,Oct 1975) — novel — 12th place

“ARM” (Epoch) — novella — 5th place

“The Borderland of Sol” (Analog Jan 1975) — novella — 3rd place

Tales of Known Space (Ballantine) — single author collection — 4th place

The Mote in God's Eye (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Simon & Schuster) — novel — 2nd place

“The Hole Man” (Analog Jan 1974) — short story — 2nd place

A Hole in Space (Ballantine) — single author collection — 2nd place

Protector (Ballantine) — novel — 4th place

“The Defenseless Dead” (Ten Tomorrows) — novella — 6th place

The Flight of the Horse (Ballantine) — reprint anth/collection — 14th place (tie)

“What Good Is a Glass Dagger?” (F&SF Sep 1972) — novella — 11th place

“Inconstant Moon” (All the Myriad Ways) — short fiction — 9th place

All the Myriad Ways (Ballantine) — reprint anth/collection — 8th place

Ringworld (Ballantine) — novel — winner

— Other Awards —
Analog Readers Pollfor stories, articles, and art published by Analog, polled by readers
(1 nomination)

“The Locusts” (by LN & Steve Barnes) (Analog Jun 1979) — novelette — 2nd place

Asimov's Reader Pollfor stories, poems, and art published by Asimov's, polled by readers
(3 nominations)

“Free Floaters” (by Brenda Cooper & LN) (Asimov's Aug 2002) — novelette — 9th place

“Ice and Mirrors” (by Brenda Cooper & LN) (Asimov's Feb 2001) — novelette — 7th place (tie)

“Fly-by-Night” (Asimov's Oct/Nov 2000) — novella — 3rd place

Ditmar Awardsfor Australian SF/F, voted by members of Australian National SF Convention
(4 nominations; 2 wins)

A World Out of Time — international sf — nomination

“Inferno” (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Galaxy Aug,Sep,Oct 1975) — international sf — nomination

Protector (Ballantine) — international sf — winner

Ringworld (Ballantine) — international sf — winner

Interzone Readers Pollfor stories published in Interzone magazine, polled by readers
(1 nomination)

all-time best sf author — 8th place

Jupiter Awardsfor SF novels and stories, voted by instructors of SF courses in higher education
(2 nominations)

The Mote In God's Eye (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) (Simon & Schuster) — novel — nomination

“Flash Crowd” (Three Trips in Time and Space) — novelette — nomination

Prometheus Awardsfor SF works on libertarian themes, voted by members of the Libertarian Futurist Society
(4 nominations; 1 win)

Fleet of Worlds (by LN & Edward M. Lerner) (Tor) — novel — nomination

Oath of Fealty (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) — hall of fame — nomination

Fallen Angels (by LN, Jerry Pournelle & Michael Flynn) — novel — winner

Oath of Fealty (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) — novel — nomination

Science Fiction Chronicle Readers Pollfor SF/F works, polled by readers of Science Fiction Chronicle magazine
(1 nomination)

The Integral Trees (Ballantine Del Rey) — novel — 3rd place

Seiun Awardsfor SF/F works published in Japan, voted by members of annual Japanese SF Con
(5 nominations; 5 wins)

Fallen Angels (by LN, Jerry Pournelle & Michael Flynn) — foreign novel — winner

Footfall (by LN & Jerry Pournelle) — foreign novel — winner

“A Relic of Empire” — foreign short fiction — winner

Ringworld — foreign novel — winner

“Inconstant Moon” — foreign short fiction — winner


— As Judge —
Writers and Illustrators of the Futurefor stories and art by contest winners, juried
 









































































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