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1983 Locus Poll Award

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Best SF Novel
1 Foundation's Edge Isaac Asimov
2 2010: Odyssey Two Arthur C. Clarke
3 Friday Robert A. Heinlein
4 The Pride of Chanur C. J. Cherryh
5 Courtship Rite Donald Kingsbury
6 Helliconia Spring Brian W. Aldiss
7 The Crystal Singer Anne McCaffrey
8 Starburst Frederik Pohl
9 Merchanter's Luck C. J. Cherryh
10 Life, the Universe and Everything Douglas Adams
11 The Golden Torc Julian May
12 Hawkmistress! Marion Zimmer Bradley
13 Roderick or The Education of a Young Machine John Sladek
14 No Enemy But Time Michael Bishop
15 Eye of Cat Roger Zelazny
16 The Descent of Anansi Steven Barnes and Larry Niven
17 Mindkiller Spider Robinson
18 A Rose for Armageddon Hilbert Schenck
19 The White Plague Frank Herbert
20 Coils Fred Saberhagen and Roger Zelazny
21 Wintermind Parke Godwin and Marvin Kaye
22 Birthright: The Book of Man Mike Resnick
23 Aurelia R. A. Lafferty
24 Light on the Sound S. P. Somtow
25 Nor Crystal Tears Alan Dean Foster
26 The Fall of the Shell Paul O. Williams
Best Fantasy Novel
1 The Sword of the Lictor Gene Wolfe
2 The Citadel of the Autarch Gene Wolfe
3 Fevre Dream George R. R. Martin
4 The One Tree Stephen R. Donaldson
5 The Transmigration of Timothy Archer Philip K. Dick
6 Ogre, Ogre Piers Anthony
7 Tempting Fate Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
8 Centaur Aisle Piers Anthony
9 Juxtaposition Piers Anthony
10 Oh, Susannah! Kate Wilhelm
11 Pawn of Prophecy David Eddings
12 The Elfstones of Shannara Terry Brooks
13 The Black Beast Nancy Springer
14 The Swordbearer Glen Cook
15 In Winter's Shadow Gillian Bradshaw
16 In Viriconium M. John Harrison
17 The Delicate Dependency Michael Talbot
18 The Blue Sword Robin McKinley
19 The Bloodwind Charles L. Grant
Best First Novel
1 Courtship Rite Donald Kingsbury
2 The Red Magician Lisa Goldstein
3 An Image of Voices Warren Norwood
4 Lady of Light Diana L. Paxson
5 Dreamrider Sandra Miesel
6 The Space Eater David Langford
7 God Stalk P. C. Hodgell
8 Earthchild Sharon Webb
9 The Delicate Dependency Michael Talbot
10 Magician Raymond E. Feist
11 The Kalevide Lou Goble
12 Sorcerer's Legacy Janny Wurts
13 A Greater Infinity Michael McCollum
14 The Shadow Hunter Pat Murphy
Best Novella
1 Souls Joanna Russ
2 Unsound Variations George R. R. Martin
3 Thesme and the Ghayrog Robert Silverberg
4 The Postman David Brin
5 Horrible Imaginings Fritz Leiber
6 Another Orphan John Kessel
7 The Fishing of the Demon-Sea Michael Shea
8 The Breathing Method Stephen King
9 The Devil of Malkirk Charles Sheffield
10 To Leave a Mark Kim Stanley Robinson
11 Brainchild Joseph H. Delaney
12 Rats in the Moon Pauline Ashwell
13 Beyond Any Measure Karl Edward Wagner
14 Moon of Ice Brad Linaweaver
15 The Magi Damien Broderick
Best Novelette
1 Djinn, No Chaser Harlan Ellison
2 Willow C. J. Cherryh
3 Myths of the Near Future J. G. Ballard
4 Fire Watch Connie Willis
5 High Steel Jack Dann and Jack C. Haldeman, II
6 Swarm Bruce Sterling
7 The Gorgon Tanith Lee
8 Pawn's Gambit Timothy Zahn
9 Flare Time Larry Niven
10 Understanding Human Behavior Thomas M. Disch
11 Nightlife Phyllis Eisenstein
12 The Pope of the Chimps Robert Silverberg
13 Aquila S. P. Somtow
14 The Raft Stephen King
15 Come Then, Mortal. We Will Seek Her Soul Michael Shea
16 Farmer on the Dole Frederik Pohl
17 Burning Chrome William Gibson
18 The Little Dirty Girl Joanna Russ
19 Relativistic Effects Gregory Benford
20 A Private Whale Brian Aldiss
21 Blind Windows Garry Kilworth
22 Helen, Whose Face Launched Twenty-Eight Conestoga Hovercraft Leigh Kennedy
Best Short Story
1 Sur Ursula K. Le Guin
2 The Boy Who Waterskied to Forever James Tiptree, Jr.
3 Spider Rose Bruce Sterling
4 God's Hooks! Howard Waldrop
5 Melancholy Elephants Spider Robinson
6 Petra Greg Bear
7 A Letter from the Clearys Connie Willis
8 Dr. Bhumbo Singh Avram Davidson
9 The Scourge James White
10 The Man Who Met Picasso Michael Swanwick
11 It Grows on You Stephen King
12 The Sorceress in Spite of Herself Pat Cadigan
12 The Theology of Water Hilbert Schenck
14 The Horror on the #33 Michael Shea
15 Blair House Barry N. Malzberg
16 Ike at the Mike Howard Waldrop
17 Co-Existence David Brin
18 Gianni Robert Silverberg
19 Written in Water Tanith Lee
20 The Garden of the Cognoscenti Michael P. Kube-McDowell
21 Kitemaster Keith Roberts
22 Corridors Barry N. Malzberg
23 The Broken Hoop Pamela Sargent
24 The Comedian Timothy Robert Sullivan
25 Poems to Play in the Piccolo George C. Chesbro
26 The River Styx Runs Upstream Dan Simmons
27 Meet Me at Apogee Bill Johnson
28 What in Solemn Silence Charles L. Grant
Best Anthology
1 The Best Science Fiction of the Year #11 Terry Carr
2 Storm Season Robert Asprin
3 Perpetual Light Alan Ryan
4 Universe 12 Terry Carr
5 Fantasy Annual V Terry Carr
6 The 1982 Annual World's Best SF Arthur W. Saha and Donald A. Wollheim
7 From Here to Forever James Gunn
8 Elsewhere, Vol. II Mark Alan Arnold and Terri Windling
9 The Eureka Years Annette McComas
10 Shadows 5 Charles L. Grant
11 Nebula Award Stories Sixteen John F. Carr and Jerry Pournelle
12 The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series X Karl Edward Wagner
13 The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 8, 1946 Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
14 The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 7, 1945 Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
15 The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: 24th Series Edward L. Ferman
16 Yesterday's Tomorrows Frederik Pohl
17 The Year's Best Fantasy Stories: 8 Arthur W. Saha
18 The Berkley Showcase: New Writings in Science Fiction and Fantasy, Vol. 5 Victoria Schochet and Melissa Singer
19 Amazons II Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Best Artist
1 ---- Michael Whelan
2 ---- Rowena Morrill
3 ---- Don Maitz
4 ---- Boris Vallejo
5 ---- Val Lakey Lindahn
6 ---- Brian Froud
7 ---- Victoria Poyser
8 ---- Frank Kelly Freas
9 ---- Alicia Austin
10 ---- Barclay Shaw
11 ---- Stephen Fabian
12 ---- David Mattingly
13 ---- Vincent Di Fate
14 ---- Darrell K. Sweet
15 ---- Rick Sternbach
16 ---- George Barr
17 ---- Carl Lundgren
18 ---- Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon
Best Book Publisher
1 ---- Pocket/Timescape
2 ---- Ballantine/Del Rey
3 ---- DAW
4 ---- Ace
5 ---- SF Book Club
6 ---- Berkley
7 ---- Tor
8 ---- Underwood-Miller
9 ---- Doubleday
10 ---- Bantam
11 ---- Donald M. Grant
12 ---- Phantasia
13 ---- Donning/Starblaze
14 ---- Atheneum
Best Magazine/Fanzine
1 Locus - 1982 (Fanzine) Charles N. Brown
2 The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Edward L. Ferman
3 Analog Science Fiction and Fact Stanley Schmidt
4 Asimov's Science Fiction George H. Scithers
5 Science Fiction Review Richard E. Geis
6 Omni Ben Bova
7 Twilight Zone T. E. D. Klein
8 Amazing Science Fiction Stories Ted White
9 Science Fiction Chronicle Andrew I. Porter
10 Shayol Pat Cadigan and Arnie Fenner
11 Fantasy Newsletter Robert A. Collins
12 Whispers Stuart David Schiff
13 Starlog Howard Zimmerman
14 File 770 Mike Glyer
15 Patchin Review Unknown-Mags
16 Interzone Simon Ounsley and David Pringle
Best Non-Fiction/Reference
1 The Engines of the Night: Science Fiction in the Eighties Barry N. Malzberg
2 A Reader's Guide to Fantasy Baird Searles and Beth Meacham and Michael Franklin
3 Fear Itself: The Horror Fiction of Stephen King Tim Underwood and Chuck Miller
4 Isaac Asimov: The Foundations of Science Fiction James E. Gunn
5 The World of the Dark Crystal Brian Froud and J. J. Llewellyn
6 Science Fiction Writers E. F. Bleiler
7 Index to the Science Fiction Magazines: 1926-1950, Revised Edition Donald B. Day
8 Mirage Boris Vallejo and Doris Vallejo
9 Leigh Brackett, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Anne McCaffrey: A Primary and Secondary Bibliography Rosemarie Arbur
10 The NESFA Index to the Science Fiction Magazines and Original Anthologies: 1981 NESFA Press
11 Critical Encounters II: Writers and Themes in Science Fiction Tom Staicar
Best Single Author Collection
1 The Compass Rose Ursula K. Le Guin
2 Majipoor Chronicles Robert Silverberg
3 Stalking the Nightmare Harlan Ellison
4 Different Seasons Stephen King
5 Dilvish, the Damned Roger Zelazny
6 Blooded on Arachne Michael Bishop
7 The Complete Robot Isaac Asimov
8 Nifft the Lean Michael Shea
9 The Best of Randall Garrett Randall Garrett
10 The Man Who Had No Idea Thomas M. Disch
11 Avram Davidson: Collected Fantasies Avram Davidson
12 Best of Beaumont Charles Beaumont
13 Myths of the Near Future J. G. Ballard
14 The Robot Who Looked Like Me Robert Sheckley
15 Erasmus Magister Charles Sheffield
16 Maurai & Kith Poul Anderson
17 The Worlds of George O. George O. Smith
18 Soldier Boy Michael Shaara

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