Alfred Bester

science fiction awards database

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Awards Summary

Career and Special Awards: 2

Major Awards: 1


Other Awards: 1

Total Number of Award Wins and Nominations: 23

— Career and Special Awards —
Posthumous Inductee — winner

SFWA Grand Master Awardchosen by SF & Fantasy Writers of America officers

— Major Awards —
Hugo Awardsfor SF/F works, voted by members of annual World Science Fiction Convention
(5 nominations; 1 win)

The Computer Connection (Berkley Putnam) — novel — nomination

“The Four-Hour Fugue” (Analog Jun 1974) — short story — nomination

“The Pi Man” (F&SF Oct 1959) — short fiction — nomination

“The Men Who Murdered Mohammed” (F&SF Oct 1958) — short story — nomination

The Demolished Man (Galaxy Jan,Feb,Mar 1952; Shasta) — novel — winner

Nebula Awardsfor SF/F works, voted by SF & Fantasy Writers of America professional membership
(2 nominations)

The Computer Connection (serial title “The Indian Giver“) (Analog Nov,Dec 1974, Jan 1975; Berkley Putnam) — novel — nomination

“The Animal Fair” (F&SF Oct 1972) — novelette — nomination

International Fantasy Awardsfor SF/F works, juried
(1 nomination)

The Demolished Man (Shasta; Sidgwick & Jackson) — fiction — nomination

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

Virtual Unrealities (Vintage) — collection — 4th place

Golem100 (Simon & Schuster) — sf novel — 13th place

“Galatea Galante” (Omni Apr 1979) — novelette — 5th place

The Stars My Destination (by AB, illustrated by Howard Chaykin) (Baronet) — art or illustrated book — 13th place

The Light Fantastic (Berkley/Putnam) — author collection — 4th place

Star Light, Star Bright (Berkley/Putnam) — author collection — 2nd place

The Computer Connection (serial title “The Indian Giver“) (Berkley Putnam; Analog Nov,Dec 1974, Jan 1975) — novel — 3rd place

“The Four-Hour Fugue” (Analog Jun 1974) — short story — 6th place

— Other Awards —
Ditmar Awardsfor Australian SF/F, voted by members of Australian National SF Convention
(1 nomination)

“The Indian Giver” (Analog Nov,Dec 1974, Jan 1975) — international sf — nomination

Interzone Readers Pollfor stories published in Interzone magazine, polled by readers
(1 nomination)

all-time best sf author — 25th place (tie)

Prometheus Awardsfor SF works on libertarian themes, voted by members of the Libertarian Futurist Society
(1 nomination; 1 win)

The Stars My Destination (New American Library 1957) — hall of fame — winner

Retro Hugo Awardsfor SF works 50 years past, voted by members of the World SF Convention
(1 nomination)

“Star Light, Star Bright” (F&SF Jul 1953) — short story — nomination

Seiun Awardsfor SF/F works published in Japan, voted by members of annual Japanese SF Con
(1 nomination)

Golem100 — translated long form — nomination

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