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Awards Summary

Career and Special Awards: 1

Major Awards: 3

Locus Awards: 1

Other Awards: 5

Total Number of Award Wins and Nominations: 75

Times Served as Judge: 1

— Career and Special Awards —
Living Inductee — winner

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

Virtual Light (Bantam Spectra) — novel — nomination

Mona Lisa Overdrive (Gollancz; Bantam Spectra) — novel — nomination

Count Zero (Asimov's Jan,Feb,Mar 1986; Gollancz; Arbor House) — novel — nomination

“The Winter Market” (Stardate Mar/Apr 1986; Interzone #15 Spring 1986) — novelette — nomination

“Dogfight” (by Michael Swanwick & WG) (Omni Jul 1985) — novelette — nomination

Neuromancer (Ace) — novel — winner

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

The Difference Engine (by WG & Bruce Sterling) (Bantam Spectra) — novel — nomination

Mona Lisa Overdrive (Bantam Spectra) — novel — nomination

Count Zero (Asimov's Jan,Feb,Mar 1986; Arbor House) — novel — nomination

“The Winter Market” (Stardate Mar/Apr 1986; Interzone #15 Spring 1986) — novelette — nomination

“Dogfight” (by Michael Swanwick & WG) (Omni Jul 1985) — novelette — nomination

Neuromancer (Ace) — novel — winner

“Burning Chrome” (Omni Jul 1982) — novelette — nomination

“Johnny Mnemonic” (Omni May 1981) — short story — nomination

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

Pattern Recognition (Viking) — shortlist

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

Pattern Recognition (Viking) — novel — nomination

The Difference Engine (by WG & Bruce Sterling) (Gollancz) — novel — nomination

Count Zero (Gollancz) — novel — nomination

“The Winter Market” (Interzone #15 Spring 1986; Burning Chrome) — short story — nomination

Neuromancer (Gollancz) — novel — nomination

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

The Peripheral (Putnam) — finalist

Zero History (Putnam) — finalist

The Difference Engine (by WG & Bruce Sterling) (Gollancz; Bantam Spectra) — second place

Neuromancer (Ace) — third place

Philip K. Dick Awardfor SF original paperback published in the US, juried
(2 nominations; 1 win)

Neuromancer (Ace) — winner

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

The Peripheral (Putnam; Viking UK) — sf novel — 4th place

Distrust That Particular Flavor (Putnam) — non-fiction — winner

Zero History (Putnam; Viking UK) — sf novel — 5th place

Spook Country (Putnam; Viking UK) — sf novel — 2nd place

Pattern Recognition (Putnam) — sf novel — 2nd place

All Tomorrow's Parties (Putnam) — sf novel — 15th place

Idoru (Putnam) — sf novel — 6th place

Virtual Light (Bantam Spectra) — sf novel — 4th place

The Difference Engine (by WG & Bruce Sterling) (Gollancz; Bantam Spectra) — sf novel — 20th place

“Skinner's Room” (Omni Nov 1991) — short story — 15th place

The Difference Engine (by WG & Bruce Sterling) (Gollancz) — sf novel — 8th place

Mona Lisa Overdrive (Gollancz; Bantam Spectra) — sf novel — 2nd place

Count Zero (Arbor House) — sf novel — 3rd place

“The Winter Market” (Stardate Mar/Apr 1986; Interzone #15 Spring 1986) — novelette — 4th place

Burning Chrome (Arbor House) — collection — 2nd place

“Dogfight” (by Michael Swanwick & WG) (Omni Jul 1985) — novelette — 5th place

Neuromancer (Ace) — sf novel — 8th place

Neuromancer (Ace) — first novel — 2nd place

“New Rose Hotel” (Omni Jul 1984) — short story — 19th place

“Red Star, Winter Orbit” (by Bruce Sterling & WG) (Omni Jul 1983) — novelette — 19th place

“Burning Chrome” (Omni Jul 1982) — novelette — 17th place

“Johnny Mnemonic” (Omni May 1981) — novelette — 20th place

“The Gernsback Continuum” (Universe 11) — short story — 24th place

“Hinterlands” (Omni Oct 1981) — short story — 21st place

— Other Awards —
Aurora Awardsfor Canadian SF/F in English and in French, voted by members of annual convention
(8 nominations; 2 wins)

The Blue Ant Trilogy (Berkley) — best of the decade — nomination

The Peripheral (Penguin Canada) — novel — nomination

Virtual Light (Seal Press) — long-form, English — winner

Virtual Light (Seal Press) — long-form, English — nomination

The Difference Engine (by WG & Bruce Sterling) (Bantam Spectra) — long-form, English — nomination

Mona Lisa Overdrive (Bantam Spectra) — long-form, English — winner

“The Winter Market” (Vancouver Nov 1985) — short-form, English — nomination

Neuromancer (Ace) — outstanding work — nomination

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

Mona Lisa Overdrive (Gollancz) — international fiction — nomination

Neuromancer (Ace) — international fiction — winner

Interzone Readers Pollfor stories published in Interzone magazine, polled by readers
(2 nominations)

all-time best sf author — 19th place

“The Winter Market” (Interzone #15 Spring 1986) — fiction — 3rd place

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

Virtual Light — international novel — 2nd place

Science Fiction Chronicle Readers Pollfor SF/F works, polled by readers of Science Fiction Chronicle magazine
(5 nominations; 1 win)

Count Zero (Arbor House) — novel — 2nd place

“The Winter Market” (“Burning Chrome”; Stardate Mar 1986) — novelette — 2nd place (tie)

“Dogfight” (by Michael Swanwick & WG) (Omni Jul 1985) — novelette — 2nd place

Neuromancer (Ace) — novel — winner

“Burning Chrome” (Omni Jul 1982) — novelette — 3rd place

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

All Tomorrow's Parties — foreign novel — nomination

Neuromancer — foreign novel — winner

SF Site Readers Pollfor SF/F books, voted by readers of SF Site website
(1 nomination)

Pattern Recognition (Viking; Berkley) — sf/fantasy book — 6th place

Southeastern SF Achievement Awardsfor SF/F/H works by writers in southeastern US
(3 nominations)

life achievement — nomination

lifetime achievement — nomination

Pattern Recognition (Putnam) — novel — nomination

The Kitschiesfor speculative/fantastic works that elevate the tone of genre literature, juried
(1 nomination)

The Peripheral (Viking) — Red Tentacle (novel) — nomination


— As Judge —
Philip K. Dick Awardfor SF original paperback published in the US, juried
 










































































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