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Awards Summary

Career and Special Awards: 1

Major Awards: 5

Locus Awards: 5

Other Awards: 10

Total Number of Award Wins and Nominations: 75

— Career and Special Awards —
Forry Awardfor lifetime achievement, presented by the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society
winner

— Major Awards —
Hugo Awardsfor SF/F works, voted by members of annual World Science Fiction Convention
(12 nominations; 3 wins)

Kiln People (Tor) — novel — nomination

Brightness Reef (Bantam Spectra) — novel — nomination

Glory Season (Bantam Spectra) — novel — nomination

Earth (Bantam Spectra) — novel — nomination

“The Giving Plague” (Interzone #23 Spring 1988) — short story — nomination

The Uplift War (Phantasia; Bantam Spectra) — novel — winner

“Thor Meets Captain America” (F&SF Jul 1986) — novelette — nomination

The Postman (Bantam Spectra) — novel — nomination

“Cyclops” (Asimov's Mar 1984) — novella — nomination

“The Crystal Spheres” (Analog Jan 1984) — short story — winner

Startide Rising (Bantam) — novel — winner

“The Postman” (Asimov's Nov 1982) — novella — nomination

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

The Uplift War (Phantasia; Bantam Spectra) — novel — nomination

The Postman (Bantam Spectra) — novel — nomination

Startide Rising (Bantam) — novel — winner

Arthur C. Clarke Awardfor SF novel published in the UK; juried
(1 nomination)

Kil'n People (Orbit) — shortlist

James Tiptree Jr Memorial Awardfor SF/F that explores and expands the roles of women and men, juried
(1 nomination)

Glory Season (Bantam Spectra) — long list

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

Existence (Tor) — finalist

Kiln People (Tor) — second place

The Postman (Bantam Spectra) — winner

— Locus Awards and Poll —
Locus Awardsfor SF/F/H works, polled by readers of Locus Magazine
(26 nominations; 5 wins)

Existence (Tor) — sf novel — 24th place

Kiln People (Tor) — sf novel — 2nd place

“Reality Check” (Nature 16 Mar 2000) — short story — 22nd place

Infinity's Shore (Bantam Spectra) — sf novel — 27th place

Brightness Reef (Bantam Spectra) — sf novel — 2nd place

Otherness (Orbit; Bantam Spectra) — collection — winner

Glory Season (Orbit; Bantam Spectra) — sf novel — 5th place

“What Continues, What Fails...” (Interzone #54 Dec 1991) — novelette — 8th place

Earth (Bantam Spectra) — sf novel — 2nd place

“Dr. Pak's Preschool” (F&SF Jul 1990) — novelette — 2nd place

“Piecework” (Interzone #33 Jan/Feb 1990) — novelette — 8th place

“Privacy” (F&SF Sep 1989) — short story — 3rd place

“The Giving Plague” (Interzone #23 Spring 1988) — short story — 4th place

The Uplift War (Phantasia; Bantam Spectra) — sf novel — winner

Heart of the Comet (by Gregory Benford & DB) (Bantam Spectra) — sf novel — 2nd place

“Thor Meets Captain America” (F&SF Jul 1986) — novelette — winner

The River of Time (Dark Harvest) — collection — 6th place

The Postman (Bantam Spectra) — sf novel — winner

The Practice Effect (Bantam) — sf novel — 27th place

“Cyclops” (Asimov's Mar 1984) — novella — 14th place

“The Crystal Spheres” (Analog Jan 1984) — short story — 2nd place

Startide Rising (Bantam) — sf novel — winner

“The Postman” (Asimov's Nov 1982) — novella — 4th place

“Coexistence” (Asimov's May 1982) — short story — 17th place

“The Loom of Thessaly” (Asimov's 23 Nov 1981) — novella — 15th place

Sundiver (Bantam) — first novel — 3rd place

— Other Awards —
Analog Readers Pollfor stories, articles, and art published by Analog, polled by readers
(8 nominations; 4 wins)

“Mars Opposition” (Analog Jan/Feb 2005) — novelette — 2nd place

“A Professor at Harvard” (Analog Jul/Aug 2003) — short story — 2nd place (tie)

“Stones of Significance” (Analog Jan 2000) — novelette — winner

“Just How Dangerous Is the Galaxy?” (Analog Jul 1985) — fact article — winner

“The Crystal Spheres” (Analog Jan 1984) — short story — winner

“The Deadly Thing at 2.4 Kilo-parsecs” (Analog May 1984) — fact article — winner

“Xenology: The New Science of Asking, 'Who's Out There?'” (Analog May 1983) — fact article — 2nd place

“The Tides of Kithrup” (Analog 25 May 1981) — novella/novelette — 5th place

Balrog Awardsfor fantasy works, presented an annual FoolsCon in Kansas City
(1 nomination; 1 win)

The Practice Effect (Bantam) — novel — winner

Golden Duck Awardsfor children's and YA SF books, juried
(1 nomination; 1 win)

Sky Horizon: Colony High, Book One (by DB, illustrated by Scott Hampton) (Subterranean Press) — Hal Clement Award (young adult) — winner

Interzone Readers Pollfor stories published in Interzone magazine, polled by readers
(4 nominations; 1 win)

“Piecework” (Interzone #33 Jan/Feb 1990) — fiction — 10th place (tie)

“The Giving Plague” (Interzone #23 Spring 1988) — fiction — 2nd place

“The Giving Plague” (Interzone #23 Spring 1988) — fiction — winner

all-time best sf author — 17th place (tie)

Italia Awardsfor SF/F works published in Italy, voted by members of annual Italcon
(1 nomination; 1 win)

Infinity's Shore — international novel — winner

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writerfor new SF/F writer, voted by members of annual World SF con
(1 nomination)

finalist

Phantastik Preisfor SF/F works published in Germany, polled by readers of Phantastik.de website
(1 nomination)

Existence (Existenz) — foreign novel — 5th place

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

The Uplift War (Bantam Spectra) — novel — nomination

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

“What Continues, What Fails...” (Interzone #54 Dec 1991) — novelette — 3rd place

Earth (Bantam Spectra) — novel — 2nd place

“Thor Meets Captain America” (F&SF Jul 1986) — novelette — 3rd place

The Postman (Bantam Spectra) — novel — 2nd place

Startide Rising (Bantam) — novel — 3rd place (tie)

Seiun Awardsfor SF/F works published in Japan, voted by members of annual Japanese SF Con
(5 nominations; 2 wins)

Kiln People — translated long form — nomination

Heaven's Reach — translated novel — winner

“What Continues, What Fails...” — translated short story — nomination

Brightness Reef — translated novel — nomination

The Uplift War — foreign novel — winner
























































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