Nebula Awards Showcase 2013

The Nebula Awards exhibit volumes were released every year in view that 1966, reprinting the successful and nominated tales within the Nebula Awards, voted on by way of the contributors of the technological know-how Fiction & fable Writers of America(R). The editor chosen by means of SFWA's anthology committee (chaired through Mike Resnick) is two-time Nebula winner, Catherine Asaro. This year's quantity comprises tales and excerpts via Connie Willis, Jo Walton, Kij Johnson, Geoff Ryman, John Clute, Carolyn Ives Gilman, Ferrett Steinmetz, Ken Liu, Nancy Fulda, Delia Sherman, Amal El-Mohtar, C. S. E. Cooney, David Goldman, Katherine Sparrow, E. Lily Yu, and Brad R. Torgersen.

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