Black Mirror: Bandersnatch nominato ai Nebula Awards nella nuova categoria Game Writing

Black Mirror Bandersnatch

I Nebula Awards sono i prestigiosi riconoscimenti assegnati alle migliori storie di fantascienza pubblicate negli USA dalla Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA).

Sono state annunciate le candidature ai Nebula Awards con Black Mirror: Bandersnatch in corsa nella nuova categoria Game Writing

Con la pubblicazione delle candidature che premieranno le migliori produzioni del 2018, la SFWA ha annunciato l’introduzione di una nuova categoria chiamata Game Writing che vede in nomination Black Mirror: Bandersnatch e anche God of War.


  • The Calculating Stars, Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor)
  • The Poppy War, R.F. Kuang (Harper Voyager US; Harper Voyager UK)
  • Blackfish City, Sam J. Miller (Ecco; Orbit UK)
  • Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik (Del Rey; Macmillan)
  • Witchmark, C.L. Polk ( Publishing)
  • Trail of Lightning, Rebecca Roanhorse (Saga)


  • Fire Ant, Jonathan P. Brazee (Semper Fi)
  • The Black God’s Drums, P. Djèlí Clark ( Publishing)
  • The Tea Master and the Detective, Aliette de Bodard (Subterranean)
  • Alice Payne Arrives, Kate Heartfield ( Publishing)
  • Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach, Kelly Robson ( Publishing)
  • Artificial Condition, Martha Wells ( Publishing)


  • The Only Harmless Great Thing, Brooke Bolander ( Publishing)
  • “The Last Banquet of Temporal Confections,” Tina Connolly ( 7/11/18)
  • “An Agent of Utopia,” Andy Duncan (An Agent of Utopia)
  • “The Substance of My Lives, the Accidents of Our Births,” José Pablo Iriarte (Lightspeed 1/18)
  • “The Rule of Three,” Lawrence M. Schoen (Future Science Fiction Digest 12/18)
  • “Messenger,” Yudhanjaya Wijeratne and R.R. Virdi (Expanding Universe, Volume 4)

Short Story

  • “Interview for the End of the World,” Rhett C. Bruno (Bridge Across the Stars)
  • “The Secret Lives of the Nine Negro Teeth of George Washington,” Phenderson Djèlí Clark (Fireside 2/18)
  • “Going Dark,” Richard Fox (Backblast Area Clear)
  • “And Yet,” A.T. Greenblatt (Uncanny 3-4/18)
  • “A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies,” Alix E. Harrow (Apex 2/6/18)
  • “The Court Magician,” Sarah Pinsker (Lightspeed 1/18)

Game Writing

  • Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Charlie Brooker (House of Tomorrow & Netflix)
  • The Road to Canterbury, Kate Heartfield (Choice of Games)
  • God of War, Matt Sophos, Richard Zangrande Gaubert, Cory Barlog, Orion Walker, and Adam Dolin (Santa Monica Studio/Sony/Interactive Entertainment)
  • Rent-A-Vice, Natalia Theodoridou (Choice of Games)
  • The Martian Job, M. Darusha Wehm (Choice of Games)

The Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation

  • The Good Place: “Jeremy Bearimy” (Written by Megan Amram)
  • Black Panther (Written by Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole)
  • A Quiet Place (Screenplay by John Krasinski, Bryan Woods, and Scott Beck)
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Screenplay by Phil Lord and Rodney Rothman)
  • Dirty Computer (Written by Janelle Monáe and Chuck Lightning)
  • Sorry to Bother You (Written by Boots Riley)

The Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book

  • Children of Blood and Bone, Tomi Adeyemi (Henry Holt; Macmillan)
  • Aru Shah and the End of Time, Roshani Chokshi (Rick Riordan Presents)
  • A Light in the Dark, A.K. DuBoff (BDL)
  • Tess of the Road, Rachel Hartman (Random House)
  • Dread Nation, Justina Ireland (Balzer + Bray)
  • Peasprout Chen: Future Legend of Skate and Sword, Henry Lien (Henry Holt)

Fonte: Gizmodo