John Kessel


science fiction awards database

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Awards Summary

Career and Special Awards: 1

Major Awards: 5

Locus Awards: 1

Other Awards: 1

Total Number of Award Wins and Nominations: 67

Times Served as Judge: 3

— Career and Special Awards —
Phoenix Awardfor lifetime achievement, presented by DeepSouthCon
winner

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

“Pride and Prometheus” (F&SF Jan 2008) — novelette — nomination

“The Franchise” (Asimov's Aug 1993) — novelette — nomination

“Buffalo” (Fires of the Past: Thirteen Contemporary Fantasies About Hometowns; F&SF Jan 1991) — short story — nomination

“Another Orphan” (F&SF Sep 1982) — novella — nomination

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

“Pride and Prometheus” (F&SF Jan 2008) — novelette — winner

“Stories for Men” (Asimov's Oct/Nov 2002) — novella — nomination

“Ninety Percent of Everything” (by Jonathan Lethem, James Patrick Kelly & JK) (F&SF Sep 1999) — novella — nomination

“The Miracle of Ivar Avenue” (Intersections: The Sycamore Hill Anthology; Asimov's Sep 1996) — novelette — nomination

“The Franchise” (Asimov's Aug 1993) — novelette — nomination

“Buffalo” (Fires of the Past: Thirteen Contemporary Fantasies About Hometowns; F&SF Jan 1991) — short story — nomination

Good News From Outer Space (Tor) — novel — nomination

“Mrs. Shummel Exits a Winner” (Asimov's Jun 1988) — short story — nomination

“Another Orphan” (F&SF Sep 1982) — novella — winner

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

“Pride and Prometheus” (F&SF Jan 2008) — short story — nomination

“Every Angel Is Terrifying” (F&SF Oct/Nov 1998) — short story — nomination

Meeting In Infinity (Arkham House) — collection — nomination

(2 nominations; 1 win)

“Pride and Prometheus” (F&SF Jan 2008) — honor list

“Stories for Men” (Asimov's Oct/Nov 2002) — winner (tie)

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

The Moon and the Other (Saga) — finalist

Good News From Outer Space (Tor) — third place

Shirley Jackson Awardsfor works of psychological horror and dark fantastic, juried
(1 nomination; 1 win)

“Pride and Prometheus” (F&SF Jan 2008) — novelette — winner

Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Awardfor SF short fiction in English; juried
(8 nominations; 1 win)

“The Dark Ride” (F&SF Jan/Feb 2021) — finalist

“The Last American” (Foundation #100, Aug 2007) — shortlist

“The Baum Plan for Financial Independence” (Sci Fiction 24 Mar 2004) — shortlist

“It's All True” (Sci Fiction 5 Nov 2003) — third place

“Stories for Men” (Asimov's Oct/Nov 2002) — shortlist

“The Juniper Tree” (Science Fiction Age Jan 2000) — shortlist

“Buffalo” (Fires of the Past: Thirteen Contemporary Fantasies About Hometowns; F&SF Jan 1991) — winner

“Mrs. Shummel Exits a Winner” (Asimov's Jun 1988) — honorable mention

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

Digital Rapture: The Singularity Anthology (James Patrick Kelly & JK, eds.) (Tachyon) — anthology — 15th place

“Clean” (Asimov's Mar 2011) — novelette — 13th place

“Events Preceding the Helvetican Renaissance” (The New Space Opera 2) — novelette — 12th place

“The Motorman's Coat” (F&SF Jun/Jul 2009) — short story — 16th place

The Secret History of Science Fiction (James Patrick Kelly & JK, eds.) (Tachyon) — anthology — 8th place

“Pride and Prometheus” (F&SF Jan 2008) — novelette — 5th place

The Baum Plan for Financial Independence and Other Stories (Small Beer) — collection — 11th place

Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology (James Patrick Kelly & JK, eds.) (Tachyon) — anthology — 13th place

“Sunlight or Rock” (Asimov's Sep 2006) — novelette — 34th place

Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology (James Patrick Kelly & JK, eds.) (Tachyon) — anthology — 9th place

“The Baum Plan for Financial Independence” (Sci Fiction 24 Mar 2004) — short story — 21st place

“Of New Arrivals, Many Johns, and the Music of the Spheres” (F&SF Jun 2003) — short story — 25th place (tie)

“Stories for Men” (Asimov's Oct/Nov 2002) — novella — 5th place

“The Invisible Empire” (Conjunctions 39: The New Wave Fabulists) — short story — 24th place

“The Juniper Tree” (Science Fiction Age Jan 2000) — novelette — 19th place

“Every Angel Is Terrifying” (F&SF Oct/Nov 1998) — short story — 7th place

Corrupting Dr. Nice (Tor) — sf novel — 13th place

“Gulliver at Home” (The Pure Product) — short story — 14th place

The Pure Product (Tor) — collection — 10th place

Intersections: The Sycamore Hill Anthology (JK, Mark L. Van Name & Richard Butner, eds.) (Tor) — anthology — 9th place

“The Franchise” (Asimov's Aug 1993) — novelette — 9th place

Meeting In Infinity (Arkham House) — collection — 3rd place

“Buffalo” (Fires of the Past: Thirteen Contemporary Fantasies About Hometowns; F&SF Jan 1991) — short story — winner

“Invaders” (F&SF Oct 1990) — novelette — 7th place

Good News From Outer Space (Tor) — sf novel — 13th place

“Mrs. Shummel Exits a Winner” (Asimov's Jun 1988) — short story — 17th place

“The Pure Product” (Asimov's Mar 1986) — novelette — 23rd place (tie)

“Freedom Beach” (by JK & James Patrick Kelly) (F&SF Aug 1984) — novelette — 12th place

“Another Orphan” (F&SF Sep 1982) — novella — 6th place

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

“Under the Lunchbox Tree” (Asimov's Jul 2003) — short story — 6th place

“Stories for Men” (Asimov's Oct/Nov 2002) — novella — 5th place

“The Miracle of Ivar Avenue” (Asimov's Sep 1996) — novelette — 10th place

“Reading Lesson” (Asimov's mid-Dec 1990) — poem — 6th place (tie)

Ignotus Awardsfor SF works published in Spain, voted by members of Spanish SF Association
(1 nomination; 1 win)

“The Invisible Empire” — foreign short story — winner

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

“Another Orphan” (F&SF Sep 1982) — novella — 3rd place

Sidewise Awardsfor works of alternate history, juried
(2 nominations)

“The Invisible Empire” (Conjunctions 39: The New Wave Fabulists) — short form — nomination

“The Miracle of Ivar Avenue” (Asimov's Sep 1996) — short form — nomination


— As Judge —
Philip K. Dick Awardfor SF original paperback published in the US, juried
 
SLF Fountain Awardfor speculative fiction short story, juried
 



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