Skip to Main Content
ARC Logo

Library Research Guides

Recommended Reading: Science Fiction: SF Awards

The Science Fiction Awards Database

Hugo Award

Annual award given to the best science fiction novels, short stories, films, and more, as voted on by members of the World Science Fiction Convention. 

Nebula Award

"Since 1965, the Nebula Awards® have been given each year to outstanding novel, novella, novelette, and short stories eligible for that year’s award."


Otherwise Award

"Celebrates science fiction, fantasy, and other forms of speculative narrative that expand and explore our understanding of gender."




"The Awards seek to celebrate the vibrancy and diversity of the current and future landscapes of science fiction, fantasy, and horror by recognizing incredible feats in storytelling and outstanding efforts toward inclusivity of the genre."