Science Fiction Chronicle Readers Poll 1986


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1987 <— Science Fiction Chronicle Readers Poll —> 1985


Eligibility Year: 1985
Novel
  1. Winner: Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card (Tor)
  2. The Postman, David Brin (Bantam Spectra)
  3. Helliconia Winter, Brian W. Aldiss (Atheneum)
Novella
  1. Winner: “The Only Neat Thing to Do”, James Tiptree, Jr. (F&SF Oct 1985)
  2. “Green Mars”, Kim Stanley Robinson (Asimov's Sep 1985)
  3. “Sailing to Byzantium”, Robert Silverberg (Asimov's Feb 1985)
Novelette
  1. Winner: “Portraits of His Children”, George R. R. Martin (Asimov's Nov 1985)
  2. “Dogfight”, Michael Swanwick & William Gibson (Omni Jul 1985)
  3. “Paladin of the Lost Hour”, Harlan Ellison (Universe 15; Twilight Zone Dec 1985)
Short Story
  1. Winner: “Paper Dragons”, James P. Blaylock (Imaginary Lands)
  2. “Time's Rub”, Gregory Benford (Asimov's Apr 1985)
  3. “Fermi and Frost”, Frederik Pohl (Asimov's Jan 1985)
Dramatic Presentation
  1. Winner: Back to the Future
  2. Cocoon
  3. (tie): Brazil
  4. (tie): Enemy Mine
Pro Artist
  1. Winner: Michael Whelan
  2. (tie): J. K. Potter
  3. (tie): David Mattingly
  4. Barclay Shaw
Pro Editor/magazines
  1. Winner: Shawna McCarthy
  2. Edward L. Ferman
  3. George Scithers
Semi-prozine
  1. Winner: Science Fiction Chronicle, Andrew Porter
  2. Locus, Charles N. Brown
  3. Science Fiction Review, Richard E. Geis
Fanzine
  1. Winner: File 770, Mike Glyer
  2. Holier Than Thou, Marty & Robbie Cantor
  3. Ansible, Dave Langford

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