Science Fiction/Fantasy

Hugo Award Winners

Nebula Award Winners


Mary Shelley (1789-1851)
Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus (1823)

Jules Verne (1828-1905)
Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864)
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1870)
Around the World in Eighty Days (1873)

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886)

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930)
The Lost World (1912)

H.G. Wells (1866-1946)
The Time Machine (1895)
The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896)
The Invisible Man (1897) *National Book Award Winner

The War of the Worlds (1897)

Algernon Blackwood (1869-1951)
Short Stories

Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950)
Barasoom Series
Tarzan Series

Venus Series
Caspak Series

H. P. Lovecraft (1980-1937)
“The Color Out of Space” (1927)
“The Call of Cthulhu” (1928)

Whisperer in the Darkness (1931)
At the Mountains of Madness (1936)
The Shadow Out of Time (1936)

J.R.R. Tolkein (1892-1973)
The Hobbit (1937)
The Lord of the Rings (1954)

Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)
Brave New World (1932)

Murray Leinster (1896-1975)
First Contact (1945) *Retro Hugo Award Winner in 1996

C.S. Lewis (1898-1963)
Space Trilogy (1938-1945)
The Chronicles of Narnia (1950-1956)

George Orwell (1903-1950)
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949)

Robert A. Heinlein (1908-1988)
The Puppet Masters (1951)
Double Star (1956) *Hugo Award Winner
Starship Troopers (1959) *Hugo Award Winner
Stranger in a Strange Land (1961) *Hugo Award Winner
The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress (1966)
*Hugo Award Winner

Mervyn Peake (1911-1968)
Gormenghast Series (1946-1956)

Pierre Boulle (1912-1994)
The Planet of the Apes (1963)

Alfred Bester (1913-1987)
The Demolished Man *Hugo Award Winner

Theodore Sturgeon (1915-1985)
“Baby Is Three” (1952)
More Than Human (1953)

Arthur C. Clarke (1917-2008)
Childhood’s End (1953)
The City and the Stars (1956)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Rendezvous with Rama (1973)

Anthony Burgess (1917-1993)
A Clockwork Orange (1962)

Madeleine L’Engle (1918-2007)
A Wrinkle in Time (1962) *Newbery Award Winner

Frederik Pohl (1919-2013)
Gateway (1977) *Hugo Award Winner *Nebula Award Winner

Isaac Asimov (1920-1992)
“Nightfall” (1941)
I, Robot (1950)

Foundation Series (1942-1953) *Hugo Award Winner

Ray Bradbury (1920-2012)
Fahrenheit 451 (1953)
The Martian Chronicles (1950)

Frank Herbert (1920-1986)
Dune (1965) *Nebula Award Winner *Hugo Award Winner

P. D. James (1920-2014)
The Children of Men (1992)

Stanisław Lem (1921-2006)
Solaris (1961)

James Blish (1921-1975)
Cities In Flight (1950-1958)
A Case of Conscience (1958) *Hugo Award Winner
Star Trek novelizations (1967-1977)

Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007)
Player Piano (1952)
The Sirens of Titan (1959)
Cat’s Cradle (1963)
Slaughterhouse Five (1969)

Walter M. Miller Jr. (1923-1996)
A Canticle for Leibowitz (1959) *Hugo Award Winner

Judith Merril (1923-1997)
The Tomorrow People (1960)

Rod Serling (1924-1975)
Short Stories
On Rod Serling’s “The Mighty Casey”
On Rod Serling’s “Escape Clause”
On Rod Serling’s “Walking Distance”
On Rod Serling’s “The Fever”
On Rod Serling’s “Where Is Everybody?”
On Rod Serling’s “The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street”
On Rod Serling’s “The Lonely”
On Rod Serling’s “Mr. Dingle, The Strong”

Richard Matheson (1926-2013)
I Am Legend (1954)

Daniel Keyes (1927-2014)
Flowers for Algernon (1959) *Nebula Award Winner

Philip K. Dick (1928-1982)
The Man in the High Castle (1962)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968)

Ubik (1969)
A Scanner Darkly (1977)

Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018)
A Wizard of Earthsea (1968)
The Left Hand of Darkness (1969)
*Hugo Award Winner *Nebula Award Winner

Charles Beaumont (1929-1967)
Short Stories

Gene Wolfe (1931-2019)
Book of the New Sun Series (1980–1983)

Carl Sagan (1934-1996)
Contact (1985)

Harlan Ellison (1934-2018)
Collected Stories

Lois Lowry (1937- )
The Giver (1993)

Larry Niven (1938- )
Ringworld (1970) *Hugo Award Winner *Nebula Award Winner

Margaret Atwood (1939- )
The Handmaid’s Tale (1985)

Michael Crighton (1942-2008)
Jurassic Park (1990)

C.J. Cherryh (1942- )
Downbelow Station (1981) *Hugo Award Winner
Cyteen (1988) *Hugo Award Winner

Samuel R. Delany (1942- )
Dhalgren (1975)
Babel-17 (1966) *Nebula Award Winner
The Einstein Intersection (1967)
*Nebula Award Winner

Craig Harrison (1942- )
The Quiet Earth (1982)

Joe Haldeman (1943- )
The Forever War (1974) *Hugo Award Winner *Nebula Award Winner

Octavia E. Butler (1947-2006)
Kindred (1979)
Dawn (1987)

Stephen King (1947- )
The Dark Tower Series (1982-2012)

Robert Jordan (1948-2007)
Wheel of Time Series (1990-2013)

William Gibson (1948- )
Neuromancer (1984) *Hugo Award Winner *Nebula Award Winner

Dan Simmons (1948- )
Hyperion (1989) *Hugo Award Winner

George R. R. Martin (1948- )
A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones Series (1996-Present)

Haruki Murakami (1949- )
1Q84 (2009)

Orson Scott Card (1951- )
Ender’s Game (1985) *Hugo Award Winner *Nebula Award Winner

Kim Stanley Robinson (1952– )
Mars Trilogy (1992-1996)

Douglas Adams (1952-2001)
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (1979)

Kazuo Ishiguro (1954- )
Never Let Me Go (2005)

Iain Banks (1954-2013)
Culture Series

Stephen Baxter (1957- )
Xelee Series (1991-2018)
Manifold: Time Trilogy (1999-2002)

Neal Stephenson (1959- )
Snow Crash (1992)
Cryptonomicon (1999)

Peter Hamilton (1960- )
The Night’s Dawn Trilogy (1996-1999)

Neil Gaiman (1960- )
The Sandman Series (1989)
Neverwhere (1996)
Stardust (1999)

American Gods (2001) *Hugo Award Winner *Nebula Award Winner
Coraline (2002)
*Hugo Award Winner *Nebula Award Winner
The Ocean at the End of the Lane (2013)

Suzanne Collins (1962- )
The Hunger Games Series (2008-2010)

Cixin Liu (1963- )
The Three-Body Problem (2008) *Hugo Award Winner

Martha Wells (1964- )
All Systems Red (2017)

J. K. Rowling (1965- )
Harry Potter Series (1997-2007) *Hugo Award Winner

Alastair Reynolds (1966- )
Revelation Space (2000)

Ann Leckie (1966- )
Ancillary Mercy (2015) *Hugo Award Winner *Nebula Award Winner

Ted Chiang (1967- )
Arrival/”Story of Your Life” (1998)

Jeff VanderMeer (1968- )
Southern Reach Trilogy (2014)

John Scalzi (1969- )
Old Man’s War Series (2005-2015) *Hugo Award Winner
Redshirts (2012) *Hugo Award Winner

James S.A. Corey
Pen name of Daniel Abraham (1969-) and Ty Franck (1969-)
The Expanse Series (2011-Present)

Adrian Tchaikovsky (1972- )
Children of Time (2016)

Andy Weir (1972- )
The Martian (2011)

Emily St. John Mandel (1979- )
Station Eleven (2014)

Pierce Brown (1988- )
Red Rising Series (2014-Present)


Hugo Award Winners

*Indicates joint Hugo/Nebula award winner

  • 1953: The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester
  • 1954: no award given
  • 1955: They’d Rather Be Right (also known as The Forever Machine) by Mark Clifton and Frank Riley.
  • 1956: Double Star by Robert A. Heinlein
  • 1957: no award given
  • 1958: The Big Time by Fritz Leiber
  • 1959: A Case of Conscience by James Blish
  • 1960: Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
  • 1961: A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr.
  • 1962: Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein
  • 1963: The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
  • 1964: Here Gather the Stars (also known as Way Station) by Clifford D. Simak
  • 1965: The Wanderer by Fritz Leiber
  • 1966: Dune by Frank Herbert*, and …And Call Me Conrad (also known as This Immortal) by Roger Zelazny
  • 1967: The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein
  • 1968: Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny
  • 1969: Stand on Zanzibar by John Brunner
  • 1970: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin*
  • 1971: Ringworld by Larry Niven*
  • 1972: To Your Scattered Bodies Go by Philip José Farmer
  • 1973: The Gods Themselves by Isaac Asimov*
  • 1974: Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke*
  • 1975: The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin*
  • 1976: The Forever War by Joe Haldeman*
  • 1977: Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang by Kate Wilhelm
  • 1978: Gateway by Frederik Pohl*
  • 1979: Dreamsnake by Vonda N. McIntyre*
  • 1980: The Fountains of Paradise by Arthur C. Clarke*
  • 1981: The Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge
  • 1982: Downbelow Station by C. J. Cherryh
  • 1983: Foundation’s Edge by Isaac Asimov
  • 1984: Startide Rising by David Brin*
  • 1985: Neuromancer by William Gibson*
  • 1986: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card*
  • 1987: Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card*
  • 1988: The Uplift War by David Brin
  • 1989: Cyteen by C. J. Cherryh
  • 1990: Hyperion by Dan Simmons
  • 1991: The Vor Game by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • 1992: Barrayar by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • 1993: A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge, and Doomsday Book by Connie Willis*
  • 1994: Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 1995: Mirror Dance by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • 1996: The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
  • 1997: Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 1998: Forever Peace by Joe Haldeman*
  • 1999: To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
  • 2000: A Deepness in the Sky by Vernor Vinge
  • 2001: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
  • 2002: American Gods by Neil Gaiman*
  • 2003: Hominids by Robert J. Sawyer
  • 2004: Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold*
  • 2005: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
  • 2006: Spin by Robert Charles Wilson
  • 2007: Rainbows End by Vernor Vinge
  • 2008: The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon*
  • 2009: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
  • 2010: The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi*, and The City & the City by China Miéville
  • 2011: Blackout/All Clear by Connie Willis*
  • 2012: Among Others by Jo Walton*
  • 2013: Redshirts by John Scalzi
  • 2014: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie*
  • 2015: The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu
  • 2016: The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin
  • 2017: The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin
  • 2018: The Stone Sky by N. K. Jemisin*
  • 2019: The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal*
  • 2020: A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine
  • 2021: Network Effect by Martha Wells*


Nebula Award Winners

*Indicates joint Hugo/Nebula award winner

  • 1966: Dune by Frank Herbert*
  • 1967: Babel-17 by Samuel R. Delany, Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  • 1968: The Einstein Intersection by Samuel R. Delany
  • 1969: Rite of Passage by Alexei Panshin
  • 1970: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin*
  • 1971: Ringworld by Larry Niven*
  • 1972: A Time of Changes by Robert Silverberg
  • 1973: The Gods Themselves by Isaac Asimov*
  • 1974: Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke*
  • 1975: The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin*
  • 1976: The Forever War by Joe Haldeman*
  • 1977: Man Plus by Frederik Pohl
  • 1978: Gateway by Frederik Pohl*
  • 1979: Dreamsnake by Vonda N. McIntyre*
  • 1980: The Fountains of Paradise by Arthur C. Clarke*
  • 1981: Timescape by Gregory Benford
  • 1982: The Claw of the Conciliator by Gene Wolfe
  • 1983: No Enemy But Time by Michael Bishop
  • 1984: Startide Rising by David Brin*
  • 1985: Neuromancer by William Gibson*
  • 1986: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card*
  • 1987: Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card*
  • 1988: The Falling Woman by Pat Murphy
  • 1989: Falling Free by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • 1990: The Healer’s War by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
  • 1991: Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • 1992: Stations of the Tide by Michael Swanwick
  • 1993: Doomsday Book by Connie Willis*
  • 1994: Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 1995: Moving Mars by Greg Bear
  • 1996: The Terminal Experiment by Robert J. Sawyer
  • 1997: Slow River by Nicola Griffith
  • 1998: The Moon and the Sun by Vonda N. McIntyre
  • 1999: Forever Peace by Joe Haldeman*
  • 2000: Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler
  • 2001: Darwin’s Radio by Greg Bear
  • 2002: The Quantum Rose by Catherine Asaro
  • 2003: American Gods by Neil Gaiman*
  • 2004: The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon
  • 2005: Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold*
  • 2006: Camouflage by Joe Haldeman
  • 2007: Seeker by Jack McDevitt
  • 2008: The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon*
  • 2009: Powers by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • 2010: The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi*
  • 2011: Blackout/All Clear by Connie Willis*
  • 2012: Among Others by Jo Walton*
  • 2013: 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 2014: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie*
  • 2015: Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
  • 2016: Uprooted by Naomi Novik
  • 2017: All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders
  • 2018: The Stone Sky by N. K. Jemisin*
  • 2019: The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal*
  • 2020: A Song for a New Day by Sarah Pinsker
  • 2021: Network Effect by Martha Wells*