1988 Locus Poll Award

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Best SF Novel
1 The Uplift War David Brin
2 When Gravity Fails George Alec Effinger
3 The Urth of the New Sun Gene Wolfe
4 The Forge of God Greg Bear
5 Life During Wartime Lucius Shepard
6 The Annals of the Heechee Frederik Pohl
7 Vacuum Flowers Michael Swanwick
8 The Smoke Ring Larry Niven
9 Great Sky River Gregory Benford
10 2061: Odyssey Three Arthur C. Clarke
11 The Legacy of Heorot Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle and Steven Barnes
12 To Sail Beyond the Sunset Robert A. Heinlein
13 Memories Mike McQuay
14 Fool's Run Patricia A. McKillip
15 Philip K. Dick Is Dead, Alas Michael Bishop
16 The Tommyknockers Stephen King
17 Dawn Octavia E. Butler
18 Intervention Julian May
19 After Long Silence Sheri S. Tepper
20 Code Blue — Emergency James White
21 Way of the Pilgrim Gordon R. Dickson
22 Araminta Station Jack Vance
23 Voice of the Whirlwind Walter Jon Williams
24 The Awakeners Sheri S. Tepper
25 Still River Hal Clement
26 Dover Beach Richard Bowker
27 Rumours of Spring (variant of Rumors of Spring) Richard Grant
28 Liege-Killer Christopher Hinz
29 In Conquest Born C. S. Friedman
30 Little Heroes Norman Spinrad
31 Replay Ken Grimwood
32 Watchmen Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
33 A Mask for the General Lisa Goldstein
Best Fantasy Novel
1 Seventh Son Orson Scott Card
2 On Stranger Tides Tim Powers
3 Sign of Chaos Roger Zelazny
4 Weaveworld Clive Barker
5 Lincoln's Dreams Connie Willis
6 Ægypt John Crowley
7 The Witches of Wenshar Barbara Hambly
8 The Grey Horse R. A. MacAvoy
9 Infernal Devices K. W. Jeter
10 Guardians of the West David Eddings
11 A Man Rides Through Stephen R. Donaldson
12 Being a Green Mother Piers Anthony
13 War for the Oaks Emma Bull
14 Bones of the Moon Jonathan Carroll
15 Swan Song Robert R. McCammon
16 The Drawing of the Three Stephen King
17 Land of Dreams James P. Blaylock
18 Strange Toys Patricia Geary
19 Daughter of the Empire Raymond E. Feist and Janny Wurts
20 The Firebrand Marion Zimmer Bradley
21 Never the Twain Kirk Mitchell
22 Darkspell Katharine Kerr
23 Equal Rites Terry Pratchett
24 The Falling Woman Pat Murphy
Best First Novel
1 War for the Oaks Emma Bull
2 Mindplayers Pat Cadigan
3 In Conquest Born C. S. Friedman
4 Liege-Killer Christopher Hinz
5 The Net Loren J. MacGregor
6 Arrows of the Queen Mercedes Lackey
7 Becoming Alien Rebecca Ore
8 After the Zap Michael Armstrong
9 Reindeer Moon Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
10 Swordspoint Ellen Kushner
11 Memoirs of an Invisible Man H. F. Saint
12 Napoleon Disentimed Hayford Peirce
13 A Death of Honor Joe Clifford Faust
14 The American Book of the Dead Stephen Billias
15 The Architects of Hyperspace Thomas R. McDonough
16 The Shadow of His Wings Bruce Fergusson
17 Pennterra Judith Moffett
18 The Leeshore Robert Reed
19 A Rose-Red City Dave Duncan
20 The Movement of Mountains Michael Blumlein
21 Station Gehenna Andrew Weiner
22 Soldiers of Paradise Paul Park
23 Teot's War Heather Gladney
24 Soulstring Midori Snyder
25 Frame of Reference Jerry B. Oltion
Best Novella
1 The Secret Sharer Robert Silverberg
2 The Blind Geometer Kim Stanley Robinson
3 Eye for Eye Orson Scott Card
4 Mother Goddess of the World Kim Stanley Robinson
5 Superwine Harry Turtledove
6 Glass Cloud James Patrick Kelly
7 The Borders of Infinity Lois McMaster Bujold
8 Love Sickness Geoff Ryman
9 The Forest of Time Michael F. Flynn
10 Saving Time Russell M. Griffin
11 Displaced Person Ian Stewart
11 Fugue State John M. Ford
Best Novelette
1 Rachel in Love Pat Murphy
2 Shades Lucius Shepard
3 Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight Ursula K. Le Guin
4 Flowers of Edo Bruce Sterling
5 Dream Baby Bruce McAllister
6 America Orson Scott Card
7 The Evening and the Morning and the Night Octavia E. Butler
8 On the Border Lucius Shepard
9 He-We-Await Howard Waldrop
10 Winter's Tale Connie Willis
11 Dinosaurs Walter Jon Williams
12 Runaway Orson Scott Card
13 Yanqui Doodle James Tiptree, Jr.
14 A Hole in the Sun Roger MacBride Allen
15 The Moon and Michelangelo Ian Watson
16 Perpetuity Blues Neal Barrett, Jr.
17 The Sun Spider Lucius Shepard
18 The Pear-Shaped Man George R. R. Martin
19 The Return from Rainbow Bridge Kim Stanley Robinson
20 Cage 37 Wayne Wightman
21 Adeste Fideles Frederik Pohl
22 Skylab Done It George Alec Effinger
23 Second Going James Tiptree, Jr.
24 Mandikini Gregory Benford
25 Uncle Dobbin's Parrot Fair Charles de Lint
26 My Life as a Born-Again Pig Frederik Pohl
27 At the Cross-Time Jaunters' Ball Alexander Jablokov
28 Extras Robert Charles Wilson
29 Dutchman Jack McDevitt
Best Short Story
1 Angel Pat Cadigan
2 The Faithful Companion at Forty Karen Joy Fowler
3 Delta Sly Honey Lucius Shepard
4 In Midst of Life James Tiptree, Jr.
5 The Glassblower's Dragon Lucius Shepard
6 Why I Left Harry's All-Night Hamburgers Lawrence Watt-Evans
7 Cassandra's Photographs Lisa Goldstein
8 Forever Yours, Anna Kate Wilhelm
9 Night of the Cooters Howard Waldrop
10 Glass Nancy Kress
11 To Hell with the Stars Jack McDevitt
12 The Ghost Lemurs of Madagascar William S. Burroughs
13 The Pardoner's Tale Robert Silverberg
14 The Little Magic Shop Bruce Sterling
15 Highbrow Neal Barrett, Jr.
16 Schwarzschild Radius Connie Willis
17 Diner Neal Barrett, Jr.
18 The Circular Library of Stones Carol Emshwiller
19 For Thus Do I Remember Carthage Michael Bishop
20 Daemon James Patrick Kelly
21 The Iron Star Robert Silverberg
22 The World Next Door Brad Ferguson
23 Friend's Best Man Jonathan Carroll
24 Lapidary Nights Marta Randall
25 What Bleak Land Robert F. Young
26 Crying in the Rain Tanith Lee
27 Heroics James Patrick Kelly
28 The Alien in the Lake Andrew Weiner
Best Collection
1 The Jaguar Hunter Lucius Shepard
2 The Essential Ellison Harlan Ellison
3 The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Volumes I-V Philip K. Dick
4 And the Gods Laughed Fredric Brown
5 Foreword: The Left-Handed Muse Lewis Shiner
6 Portraits of His Children George R. R. Martin
7 Cardography Orson Scott Card
8 Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences Ursula K. Le Guin
9 Night's Sorceries Tanith Lee
10 Polyphemus Michael Shea
11 True Names ... and Other Dangers Vernor Vinge
12 A Touch of Sturgeon Theodore Sturgeon
13 The Bridge of Lost Desire Samuel R. Delany
14 The Best of Pamela Sargent Pamela Sargent
15 Why Not You and I? Karl Edward Wagner
16 Getting Home F. M. Busby
17 Evil Water and Other Stories Ian Watson
18 Scared Stiff: Tales of Sex and Death Ramsey Campbell
19 Chance and Other Gestures of the Hand of Fate Nancy Springer
Best Anthology
1 The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fourth Annual Collection Gardner Dozois
2 In the Field of Fire Jack Dann and Jeanne Van Buren Dann
3 Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year #16 Terry Carr
4 Universe 17 Terry Carr
5 Robert Silverberg's Worlds of Wonder Robert Silverberg
6 The Dark Descent David G. Hartwell
7 The 1987 Annual World's Best SF Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
8 The Universe Byron Preiss
9 Tales of the Witch World Andre Norton
10 Other Edens Robert Holdstock and Christopher Evans
11 Free Lancers Elizabeth Mitchell
12 Sword and Sorceress IV Marion Zimmer Bradley
13 The Great SF Stories #16 (1954) Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
14 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume III Algis Budrys
15 Interzone: The 2nd Anthology John Clute and David Pringle and Simon Ounsley
16 Vampires Alan Ryan
17 New Destinies, Volume II/Fall 1987 Jim Baen
18 Whispers VI Stuart David Schiff
19 Shadows 10 Charles L. Grant
20 Synergy: New Science Fiction #1 George Zebrowski
21 The Year's Best Horror Stories: XV Karl Edward Wagner
22 The Year's Best Fantasy Stories: 13 Arthur W. Saha
23 The Penguin World Omnibus of Science Fiction Sam J. Lundwall and Brian Aldiss
24 Masques II J. N. Williamson
25 The Architecture of Fear Peter D. Pautz and Kathryn Cramer
26 Tales from the Forbidden Planet Roz Kaveney
Best Non-Fiction
1 Watchmen Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
2 Michael Whelan's Works of Wonder Michael Whelan
3 Anatomy of Wonder: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction, Third Edition Neil Barron
4 Cvltvre Made Stvpid Tom Weller
5 Wizardry and Wild Romance: A Study of Epic Fantasy Michael Moorcock
6 Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Horror: 1986 Charles N. Brown and William G. Contento
7 How to Write Tales of Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction J. N. Williamson
8 The Battle of Brazil Jack Mathews
9 Mind in Motion: The Fiction of Philip K. Dick Patricia S. Warrick
10 The Tale That Wags the God James Blish
11 Foundations of Science Fiction: A Study in Imagination and Evolution John J. Pierce
12 Imprisoned in a Tesseract: The Life and Work of James Blish David Ketterer
13 The Maker of Dune: Insights of a Master of Science Fiction Frank Herbert and Tim O'Reilly
14 Robert A. Heinlein Leon Stover
15 A Closer Look Patrick Woodroffe
16 Science Fiction and Fantasy Reference Index, Vols I and II Hal W. Hall
All-Time Best Author
1 ---- Robert A. Heinlein
2 ---- Isaac Asimov
3 ---- Arthur C. Clarke
4 ---- J. R. R. Tolkien
5 ---- Philip K. Dick
6 ---- Ursula K. Le Guin
7 ---- Robert Silverberg
8 ---- Frederik Pohl
9 ---- Roger Zelazny
10 ---- Harlan Ellison
11 ---- Larry Niven
12 ---- Andre Norton
13 ---- Frank Herbert
14 ---- Theodore Sturgeon
15 ---- H. G. Wells
16 ---- Ray Bradbury
16 ---- Jack Vance
16 ---- Gene Wolfe
19 ---- Anne McCaffrey
20 ---- Poul Anderson
21 ---- C. J. Cherryh
22 ---- Samuel R. Delany
23 ---- Stephen King
24 ---- Marion Zimmer Bradley
25 ---- Alfred Bester
26 ---- Fritz Leiber
27 ---- Clifford D. Simak
28 ---- J. G. Ballard
29 ---- James Tiptree, Jr.
30 ---- Orson Scott Card
31 ---- John Varley
32 ---- Brian W. Aldiss
33 ---- Piers Anthony
34 ---- Edgar Rice Burroughs
35 ---- Cordwainer Smith
36 ---- Philip José Farmer
37 ---- Michael Moorcock
39 ---- Olaf Stapledon
40 ---- H. Beam Piper
41 ---- H. P. Lovecraft
42 ---- David Brin
43 ---- Edward E. Smith
44 ---- Gregory Benford
45 ---- L. Sprague de Camp
46 ---- Stephen R. Donaldson
46 ---- Robert E. Howard
48 ---- John Brunner
48 ---- Hal Clement
Best 80's Author
1 ---- David Brin
2 ---- Orson Scott Card
3 ---- Lucius Shepard
4 ---- Gene Wolfe
5 ---- William Gibson
6 ---- C. J. Cherryh
7 ---- Gregory Benford
8 ---- Greg Bear
9 ---- Tim Powers
10 ---- Kim Stanley Robinson
11 ---- Stephen King
12 ---- Barbara Hambly
13 ---- David Eddings
14 ---- George R. R. Martin
15 ---- John Varley
16 ---- Piers Anthony
17 ---- Larry Niven
18 ---- Sheri S. Tepper
19 ---- Isaac Asimov
20 ---- Connie Willis
21 ---- R. A. MacAvoy
22 ---- Michael Bishop
23 ---- Stephen R. Donaldson
24 ---- Robert Silverberg
25 ---- Robert A. Heinlein
26 ---- Frederik Pohl
27 ---- Clive Barker
28 ---- Howard Waldrop
29 ---- Lois McMaster Bujold
30 ---- Bruce Sterling
31 ---- Raymond E. Feist
32 ---- Anne McCaffrey
33 ---- Marion Zimmer Bradley
34 ---- Julian May
35 ---- Roger Zelazny
36 ---- James Tiptree, Jr.
37 ---- Katherine Kurtz
38 ---- Charles de Lint
39 ---- Jack L. Chalker
40 ---- Timothy Zahn
41 ---- John Crowley
42 ---- Tanith Lee
43 ---- Walter Jon Williams
44 ---- James P. Hogan
45 ---- Harlan Ellison
46 ---- K. W. Jeter
47 ---- Steven Brust
48 ---- Octavia E. Butler
Best Artist
1 ---- Michael Whelan
2 ---- Jim Burns
3 ---- J. K. Potter
4 ---- Frank Kelly Freas
5 ---- Boris Vallejo
6 ---- Rowena Morrill
7 ---- Don Maitz
8 ---- David A. Cherry
9 ---- Darrell K. Sweet
10 ---- Thomas Canty
11 ---- Vincent Di Fate
12 ---- Frank Frazetta
13 ---- Bob Eggleton
14 ---- David Mattingly
15 ---- Carl Lundgren
16 ---- W. J. Hodgson
17 ---- Barclay Shaw
Best Book Publisher
1 ---- Tor
2 ---- Ballantine/Del Rey
3 ---- Bantam Spectra
4 ---- Putnam/Berkley/Ace
5 ---- DAW
6 ---- Arbor House
7 ---- Baen
8 ---- Underwood-Miller
9 ---- St. Martin's
10 ---- Warner/Popular Library
11 ---- Arkham House
12 ---- Doubleday
13 ---- Phantasia
14 ---- Donald M. Grant
15 ---- Avon
16 ---- Simon & Schuster/Pocket
17 ---- Gollancz
18 ---- NAL/Signet
19 ---- Dark Harvest
20 ---- SF Book Club
Best Magazine
1 Asimov's Science Fiction George H. Scithers
2 The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Edward L. Ferman
3 Analog Science Fiction and Fact Stanley Schmidt
4 Omni Ben Bova
5 Amazing Science Fiction Stories Ted White
6 Twilight Zone Tappan King
7 Aboriginal Science Fiction Charles C. Ryan
8 Interzone Simon Ounsley and David Pringle
9 Science Fiction Chronicle Andrew I. Porter
10 Starlog Howard Zimmerman
11 File 770 Mike Glyer
12 Thrust D. Douglas Fratz
13 Science Fiction Eye Stephen P. Brown

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