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Awards Summary

 

Major Awards: 10

Locus Awards: 4

Other Awards: 13

Total Number of Award Wins and Nominations: 58

— Major Awards —
Hugo Awardsfor SF/F works, voted by members of annual World Science Fiction Convention
(9 nominations; 4 wins)

“The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling” (Subterranean Fall 2013) — novelette — nomination

The Lifecycle of Software Objects (Subterranean) — novella — winner

“Exhalation ” (Eclipse Two) — short story — winner

“The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate” (F&SF Sep 2007) — novelette — winner

“Hell Is the Absence of God ” (Starlight 3) — novelette — winner

“Seventy-two Letters ” (Vanishing Acts) — novella — nomination

“Story of Your Life ” (Starlight 2) — novella — nomination

“Understand ” (Asimov's Aug 1991) — novelette — nomination

“Tower of Babylon ” (Omni Nov 1990) — novelette — nomination

Nebula Awardsfor SF/F works, voted by SF & Fantasy Writers of America professional membership
(6 nominations; 4 wins)

“Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom” (Exhalation) — novella — nomination

The Lifecycle of Software Objects (Subterranean) — novella — nomination

“The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate” (F&SF Sep 2007) — novelette — winner

“Hell Is the Absence of God ” (Starlight 3 Patrick Nielsen Hayden, ed., Tor) — novelette — winner

“Story of Your Life ” (Starlight 2) — novella — winner

“Tower of Babylon ” (Omni Nov 1990) — novelette — winner

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

“Seventy-two Letters ” (Vanishing Acts) — novella — nomination

Bram Stoker Awardsfor Horror works, voted by Horror Writer's Association professional membership
(1 nomination)

Exhalation (Knopf) — collection — nomination

British SF Association Awardsfor SF works published in the UK, voted by British SF Association members
(2 nominations; 1 win)

“Exhalation ” (Eclipse Two) — short fiction — winner

“The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate” (F&SF Sep 2007) — short fiction — nomination

James Tiptree Jr Memorial Awardfor SF/F that explores and expands the roles of women and men, juried
(2 nominations)

“Liking What You See: A Documentary ” (Stories of Your Life and Others Tor) — short list

“Story of Your Life ” (Starlight 2) — short list

Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Awardfor SF short fiction in English; juried
(5 nominations; 1 win)

“The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate” (F&SF Sep 2007) — shortlist

“Liking What You See: A Documentary ” (Stories of Your Life and Others) — shortlist

“Hell Is the Absence of God ” (Starlight 3) — shortlist

“Seventy-two Letters ” (Vanishing Acts) — shortlist

“Story of Your Life ” (Starlight 2) — winner

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

“The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling” (Subterranean Fall 2013) — novelette — 2nd place

The Lifecycle of Software Objects (Subterranean) — novella — winner

“Exhalation ” (Eclipse Two) — short story — winner

“The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate” (F&SF Sep 2007) — novelette — 2nd place

“Liking What You See: A Documentary ” (Stories of Your Life and Others) — novelette — 2nd place

Stories of Your Life and Others (Tor) — collection — winner

“Hell Is the Absence of God ” (Starlight 3) — novelette — winner

“Seventy-two Letters ” (Vanishing Acts) — novella — 4th place

“Catching crumbs from the table ” (Nature 1 Jun 2000) — short story — 27th place (tie)

“Story of Your Life ” (Starlight 2) — novella — 10th place (tie)

“Understand ” (Asimov's Aug 1991) — novelette — 13th place

“Division by Zero ” (Full Spectrum 3) — short story — 7th place

“Tower of Babylon ” (Omni Nov 1990) — novelette — 4th place

— Other Awards —
Asimov's Reader Pollfor stories, poems, and art published by Asimov's, polled by readers
(1 nomination; 1 win)

“Understand ” (Asimov's Aug 1991) — novelette — winner

Grand Prix de l'Imaginairefor SF works published in France, juried
(1 nomination; 1 win)

“Exhalation ” — Translated Short Story or Collection — winner

Hayakawa's SF Magazine Reader's Awardfor short fiction published in Japan's Hayakawa's SF Magazine, voted by readers
(3 nominations; 3 wins)

“Seventy-two Letters ” — foreign short story — winner

“Story of Your Life ” — foreign short story — winner

“Understand ” — foreign short story — winner

HOMer Awardsfor SF/F works, voted by members of SF/F forum on CompuServe
(1 nomination)

“Story of Your Life ” (Starlight 2) — novella — nomination

Italia Awardsfor SF/F works published in Italy, voted by members of annual Italcon
(1 nomination; 1 win)

The Lifecycle of Software Objects — international novel — winner

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writerfor new SF/F writer, voted by members of annual World SF con
(1 nomination; 1 win)

winner

Kurd Lasswitz Preisfor SF works published in Germany, juried
(1 nomination; 1 win)

Hell Is the Absence of God — foreign novel — winner

Mythopoeic Awardsfor fantasy works in the spirit of the Inklings, voted by members of the Mythopoeic Society
(1 nomination)

Stories of Your Life and Others (Tor) — adult literature — nomination

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

“Tower of Babylon ” (Omni Nov 1990) — novelette — 2nd place

Seiun Awardsfor SF/F works published in Japan, voted by members of annual Japanese SF Con
(7 nominations; 4 wins)

The Lifecycle of Software Objects — translated short form — winner

“The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate” — translated short form — winner

“Hell Is the Absence of God ” — translated short story — winner

“Liking What You See: A Documentary ” — translated short story — nomination

“Seventy-two Letters ” — translated short story — nomination

“Story of Your Life ” — translated short story — winner (tie)

“Understand ” — foreign short story — nomination

Sidewise Awardsfor works of alternate history, juried
(1 nomination; 1 win)

“Seventy-two Letters ” (Vanishing Acts) — short form — winner



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