Brian W. Aldiss


science fiction awards database

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Awards Summary

Career and Special Awards: 7

Major Awards: 9

Locus Awards: 1

Other Awards: 3

Total Number of Award Wins and Nominations: 81

Times Served as Judge: 4

— Career and Special Awards —
— Living Inductee — winner

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

World Fantasy Awardsfor Fantasy works; juried, with nominations from World Fantasy Con members
— special convention award — winner

First Fandom Hall of Fame Awardfor fans active at the time of the first World SF Convention
winner

IAFA Awardsfor scholarship, grad student, and service, presented by IAFA
— Distinguished Scholarship — winner

Pilgrim Awardfor lifetime contribution to SF and fantasy scholarship
winner

Prix Utopiafor life achievement, given by French Utopiales International Festival
winner

— Major Awards —
Hugo Awardsfor SF/F works, voted by members of annual World Science Fiction Convention
(8 nominations; 2 wins)

Bury My Heart at W.H. Smith's (Avernus; Hodder & Stoughton) — nonfiction book — nomination

Trillion Year Spree (by BWA with David Wingrove) (Gollancz; Atheneum) — nonfiction book — winner

The Pale Shadow of Science (Serconia Press) — nonfiction book — nomination

“Enemies of the System ” (F&SF Jun 1978) — novella — nomination

“Total Environment ” (Galaxy Feb 1968) — novelette — nomination

“Man in His Time ” (Who Can Replace a Man?) — short story — nomination

“Hothouse” (F&SF Feb,Apr,Jul,Sep,Dec 1961) — short fiction — winner

— new author of 1958 — nomination

Nebula Awardsfor SF/F works, voted by SF & Fantasy Writers of America professional membership
(5 nominations; 1 win)

Helliconia Winter (Atheneum) — novel — nomination

Helliconia Spring (Atheneum) — novel — nomination

“Total Environment ” (Galaxy Feb 1968) — novelette — nomination

“Man in His Time ” (Who Can Replace a Man?) — short story — nomination

“The Saliva Tree ” (F&SF Sep 1965) — novella — winner (tie)

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

The Secret of This Book (HarperCollins UK; St. Martin's) — collection — nomination

“The God Who Slept with Women ” (Asimov's May 1994) — novella — nomination

British SF Association Awardsfor SF works published in the UK, voted by British SF Association members
(6 nominations; 5 wins)

Non-Stop (Faber) — Best Novel of 1958 — winner

Helliconia Winter (Cape) — novel — winner

Helliconia Summer (Cape; Atheneum) — novel — nomination

Helliconia Spring (Cape; Atheneum) — novel — winner

Billion Year Spree — special award — winner

The Moment of Eclipse (Faber & Faber) — winner

John W. Campbell Memorial Awardfor SF novel published in US or UK; juried
(2 nominations; 1 win)

HARM (Del Rey) — finalist

Helliconia Spring (Atheneum) — winner

— Locus Awards and Poll —
Locus Awardsfor SF/F/H works, polled by readers of Locus Magazine
(40 nominations; 1 win)

Finches of Mars (The Friday Project) — sf novel — 13th place

An Exile on Planet Earth: Articles and Reflections (Bodleian Library) — non-fiction — 5th place

A Science Fiction Omnibus (Penguin UK) — anthology — 19th place

HARM (Del Rey; Duckworth) — sf novel — 18th place

Cultural Breaks (Tachyon) — collection — 21st place

“The Hibernators ” (Asimov's Oct/Nov 2003) — short story — 9th place (tie)

“Steppenpferd ” (F&SF Feb 2000) — short story — 33rd place

“An Apollo Asteroid ” (Moon Shots) — short story — 18th place (tie)

The Twinkling of an Eye or My Life as an Englishman (Little, Brown UK; St. Martin's) — nonfiction — 2nd place

“Into the Tunnel! ” (Asimov's Apr 1995) — short story — 13th place

The Secret of This Book (HarperCollins UK; St. Martin's) — collection — 15th place

The Detached Retina (Liverpool University Press; Syracuse University Press) — nonfiction — 5th place

“The Madonna of Futurity ” (Universe 3) — novella — 16th place

“The God Who Slept with Women ” (Asimov's May 1994) — novelette — 16th place

“Friendship Bridge ” (New Worlds 3) — novelette — 20th place

A Tupolev Too Far (HarperCollins UK; St. Martin's) — collection — 21st place

“Horse Meat ” (Interzone #65 Nov 1992) — novelette — 9th place

Bury My Heart at W.H. Smith's (Avernus) — nonfiction — 6th place

Best Science Fiction Stories of Brian W. Aldiss (Gollancz) — collection — 24th place

The Penguin World Omnibus of Science Fiction (BWA & Sam J. Lundwall, eds.) (Penguin) — anthology — 23rd place

…And the Lurid Glare of the Comet (Serconia Press) — nonfiction — 13th place

Trillion Year Spree (by BWA with David Wingrove) (Gollancz) — nonfiction — winner

Helliconia Winter (Atheneum) — sf novel — 5th place

The Pale Shadow of Science (Serconia Press) — nonfiction/reference — 2nd place

“The Gods in Flight ” (Interzone #9 Autumn 1984; Asimov's mid-Dec 1984) — short story — 24th place

Seasons in Flight (Jonathan Cape) — collection — 14th place

Helliconia Summer (Atheneum) — sf novel — 4th place

Helliconia Spring (Atheneum) — sf novel — 6th place

“A Private Whale ” (Perpetual Light) — novelette — 20th place

“Indifference ” (Rooms of Paradise) — novelette — 17th place

“A Chinese Perspective ” (Anticipations) — novella — 10th place

“Appearance of Life ” (Andromeda 1) — short story — 10th place

Hell's Cartographers (BWA & Harry Harrison, eds.) (Harper & Row) — associational item — 5th place

SF Art (Crown) — associational item — 2nd place

— critic — 12th place

The Astounding-Analog Reader, Volume Two (Harry Harrison & BWA, eds.) (Doubleday) — reprint anth/collection — 7th place

— critic — 5th place

The Astounding-Analog Reader, Volume One (Harry Harrison & BWA, eds.) (Doubleday) — reprint anth/collection — 13th place (tie)

Best SF: 1971 (Harry Harrison & BWA, eds.) (Putnam) — reprint anth/collection — 11th place

Best SF: 1970 (Harry Harrison & BWA, eds.) (Putnam) — reprint anth/collection — 16th place

— Other Awards —
Asimov's Reader Pollfor stories, poems, and art published by Asimov's, polled by readers
(2 nominations)

“The Hibernators ” (Asimov's Oct/Nov 2003) — short story — 8th place

“Flight 063 ” (Asimov's Dec 1994) — poem — 10th place (tie)

Ditmar Awardsfor Australian SF/F, voted by members of Australian National SF Convention
(3 nominations; 1 win)

Frankenstein Unbound (Cape) — international sf — nomination

An Age (Faber; Doubleday) — international sf — nomination

— contemporary writer — winner

Eaton Awardfor best critical book, to 2001; since 2008, for lifetime achievement, juried
(1 nomination; 1 win)

Trillion Year Spree (by BWA with David Wingrove) (Gollancz) — nonfiction — winner

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

— all-time best sf author — 6th place

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

Helliconia Spring — foreign novel — winner

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

Helliconia Winter (Atheneum) — novel — 3rd place

Helliconia Summer (Atheneum) — novel — 3rd place (tie)

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

“The Saliva Tree ” — foreign short story — nomination


— As Judge —
John W. Campbell Memorial Awardfor SF novel published in US or UK; juried
 



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