Get Out, The Stone Sky win Nebula Awards

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Nebula AwardsJordan Peele’s critically acclaimed horror film Get Out has claimed the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation at this year’s Nebula Awards.

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America presented the 52nd annual Nebula Awards Saturday in Pittsburgh.

Peele wrote and directed the movie, his debut in the director’s chair.

Other contenders for the movie-and-TV-focused Bradbury prize included The Good Place, Logan, The Shape of Water, Star Wars: Episode VII — The Last Jedi, and Wonder Woman

On the book front, N.K. Jemisin’s Stone Sky won the Nebula Award for best novel. It faced competition from: Lara Elena Donnelly’s Amberlough; The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss; Daryl Gregory’s Spoonbenders; Mur Lafferty’s Six Wakes; Fonda Lee’s Jade City; and Annalee Newitz’s Autonomous.

Martha Wells’ All Systems Red won best novella, and Kelly Robson’s Human Stain won best novelette. The short story Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience by Rebecca Roanhorse was also honored.

Sam J. Miller’s Art of Starving won the Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book.

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