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1985 Locus Poll Award

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Best SF Novel
1 The Integral Trees Larry Niven
2 Demon John Varley
3 Heechee Rendezvous Frederik Pohl
4 Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand Samuel R. Delany
5 Chanur's Venture C. J. Cherryh
6 Across the Sea of Suns Gregory Benford
7 West of Eden Harry Harrison
8 Neuromancer William Gibson
9 The Final Encyclopedia Gordon R. Dickson
10 City of Sorcery Marion Zimmer Bradley
11 Icehenge Kim Stanley Robinson
12 The Peace War Vernor Vinge
13 World's End Joan D. Vinge
14 Clay's Ark Octavia E. Butler
15 The Adversary Julian May
16 The Wild Shore Kim Stanley Robinson
17 Heretics of Dune Frank Herbert
18 Emergence David R. Palmer
19 A Day for Damnation David Gerrold
20 Native Tongue Suzette Haden Elgin
21 Green Eyes Lucius Shepard
22 Free Live Free Gene Wolfe
23 Star Rebel F. M. Busby
24 Dr. Adder K. W. Jeter
25 The Man Who Melted Jack Dann
26 The Glamour Christopher Priest
27 The Practice Effect David Brin
28 Steam Bird Hilbert Schenck
29 Them Bones Howard Waldrop
30 Circumpolar! Richard A. Lupoff
Best Fantasy Novel
1 Job: A Comedy of Justice Robert A. Heinlein
2 Damiano's Lute R. A. MacAvoy
3 Raphael R. A. MacAvoy
4 The Talisman Stephen King and Peter Straub
5 The Infinity Concerto Greg Bear
6 Gilgamesh the King Robert Silverberg
7 The Ladies of Mandrigyn Barbara Hambly
8 Enchanters' End Game David Eddings
9 The Businessman: A Tale of Terror Thomas M. Disch
10 Bearing an Hourglass Piers Anthony
11 Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn Piers Anthony
12 Castle of Wizardry David Eddings
13 Mythago Wood Robert Holdstock
14 Who Made Stevie Crye? Michael Bishop
15 Vampire Junction S. P. Somtow
16 Cards of Grief Jane Yolen
17 The Hero and the Crown Robin McKinley
18 Maia Richard Adams
19 Nights at the Circus Angela Carter
20 Brisingamen Diana L. Paxson
21 Moonheart Charles de Lint
22 The Third Book of Swords Fred Saberhagen
23 Fire and Hemlock Diana Wynne Jones
24 Half a Sky R. A. Lafferty
25 The Ceremonies T. E. D. Klein
26 The Bishop's Heir Katherine Kurtz
27 The Beggar Queen Lloyd Alexander
Best First Novel
1 The Wild Shore Kim Stanley Robinson
2 Neuromancer William Gibson
3 Emergence David R. Palmer
4 Green Eyes Lucius Shepard
5 Them Bones Howard Waldrop
6 Valentina: Soul in Sapphire Joseph H. Delaney and Marc Stiegler
7 The Riddle of the Wren Charles de Lint
8 The Ceremonies T. E. D. Klein
9 Frontera Lewis Shiner
10 Procurator Kirk Mitchell
11 Palimpsests Glenn Harcourt and Carter Scholz
12 The Alchemists Geary Gravel
13 The Game Beyond Melissa Scott
14 Divine Endurance Gwyneth Jones
15 Elleander Morning Jerry Yulsman
16 Winter's Daughter: The Saying of Signe Ragnhilds-Datter Charles Whitmore
17 Demon-4 David Mace
Best Novella
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John Varley
2 The Scapegoat C. J. Cherryh
3 The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet Stephen King
4 The Blister Frederik Pohl
5 A Traveler's Tale Lucius Shepard
6 Trinity Nancy Kress
7 Marrow Death Michael Swanwick
8 Young Doctor Eszterhazy Avram Davidson
9 The Sweet, Sad Queen of the Grazing Isles Frederik Pohl
10 In the Sumerian Marshes Gerald Pearce
11 The Greening of Bed-Stuy Frederik Pohl
12 The Unconquered Country Geoff Ryman
13 Some Are Born Great J. A. Lawrence
14 Cyclops David Brin
15 Floodtide Ben Bova
Best Novelette
1 Bloodchild Octavia E. Butler
2 The Man Who Painted the Dragon Griaule Lucius Shepard
3 Blued Moon Connie Willis
4 The Lucky Strike Kim Stanley Robinson
5 With a Little Help from Her Friends Michael Bishop
6 The Kindly Isle Frederik Pohl
7 Silicon Muse Hilbert Schenck
8 Summer Solstice Charles L. Harness
9 Bad Medicine Jack Dann
10 Black Coral Lucius Shepard
11 Foreign Skins Tanith Lee
12 Freedom Beach James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel
13 Trojan Horse Michael Swanwick
14 Draco, Draco Tanith Lee
15 Demon Lover M. Sargent Mackay
16 Promises to Keep Jack McDevitt
17 Slowly, Slowly in the Wind Rob Chilson
18 A Message to the King of Brobdingnag Richard Cowper
19 Twilight Time Lewis Shiner
20 Three Days Tanith Lee
21 Another One Hits the Road Pat Cadigan
22 Five Mercies Mike Conner
23 We Remember Babylon Ian Watson
Best Short Story
1 Salvador Lucius Shepard
2 The Crystal Spheres David Brin
3 The Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, Everything George Alec Effinger
4 A Cabin on the Coast Gene Wolfe
5 Bright Burning Tiger Tanith Lee
6 Ridge Running Kim Stanley Robinson
7 Criticality Frederik Pohl
8 Armageddon Between Sets Edward Bryant
9 The Map Gene Wolfe
10 A Troll and Two Roses Patricia A. McKillip
11 Tourist Trade Robert Silverberg
12 Kitemaster Keith Roberts
13 Dinner Party Gardner Dozois
14 Sunken Gardens Bruce Sterling
15 Bodies Joanna Russ
16 Out of Time Ben Bova
17 At the Embassy Club Elizabeth A. Lynn
18 Fears Pamela Sargent
19 New Rose Hotel William Gibson
20 Heat of Fusion John M. Ford
21 When the Music's Over ... Michael Swanwick
22 Morning Child Gardner Dozois
23 The Affair Robert Silverberg
24 The Gods in Flight Brian W. Aldiss
25 Strangeness, Charm and Spin Kate Wilhelm
26 The Eichmann Variations George Zebrowski
27 On Cannon Beach Marta Randall
28 Helpless, Helpless Howard Waldrop
29 The Scent of Silverdill Richard Cowper
30 Crow James Patrick Kelly
31 Barking Dogs Terence M. Green
Best Collection
1 The Ghost Light Fritz Leiber
2 Pohlstars Frederik Pohl
3 Tamastara, or The Indian Nights Tanith Lee
4 Extra(ordinary) People Joanna Russ
5 One Winter in Eden Michael Bishop
6 The Years of the City Frederik Pohl
7 Daughter of Regals and Other Tales Stephen R. Donaldson
8 Rhialto the Marvellous Jack Vance
9 Utopia Hunters S. P. Somtow
10 Is That What People Do? Robert Sheckley
11 Red Dreams Dennis Etchison
12 The Fire When It Comes Parke Godwin
13 Clive Barker's Books of Blood, Vols. I-III Clive Barker
14 Seasons in Flight Brian W. Aldiss
15 Viriconium Nights M. John Harrison
16 Robots, Androids, and Mechanical Oddities: The Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick
17 The Lunatics of Terra John Sladek
18 Signs & Portents Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
19 The Conglomeroid Cocktail Party Robert Silverberg
20 Watchers at the Strait Gate Russell Kirk
21 The Opium General Michael Moorcock
Best Anthology
1 Light Years and Dark: Science Fiction and Fantasy Of and For Our Time Michael Bishop
2 Universe 14 Terry Carr
3 The Best Science Fiction of the Year #13 Terry Carr
4 The Year's Best Science Fiction: First Annual Collection Gardner Dozois
5 Wings of Omen Lynn Abbey and Robert Lynn Asprin
6 The 1984 Annual World's Best SF Arthur W. Saha and Donald A. Wollheim
7 Alien Stars Elizabeth Mitchell
8 Elsewhere, Vol. III Mark Alan Arnold and Terri Windling
9 Faery! Terri Windling
10 Habitats Susan Shwartz
11 Shadows 7 Charles L. Grant
11 The John W. Campbell Awards, Volume 5 George R. R. Martin
13 More Magic Larry Niven
14 The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 11, 1949 Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
15 The Great SF Stories 12 (1950) Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
16 Far Frontiers Jim Baen and Jerry Pournelle
17 The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series XII Karl Edward Wagner
18 Night Visions 1 Alan Ryan
19 Masques J. N. Williamson
19 The Clarion Awards Damon Knight
21 The Year's Best Fantasy Stories: 10 Arthur W. Saha
22 The Nebula Awards #19 Marta Randall
Best Artist
1 ---- Michael Whelan
2 ---- Frank Kelly Freas
3 ---- Rowena Morrill
4 ---- Don Maitz
5 ---- Barclay Shaw
6 ---- Boris Vallejo
7 ---- Jim Burns
8 ---- Darrell K. Sweet
9 ---- Victoria Poyser
10 ---- Carl Lundgren
11 ---- James Gurney
12 ---- Val Lakey Lindahn
13 ---- David Mattingly
14 ---- Alicia Austin
15 ---- Stephen Fabian
16 ---- J. K. Potter
17 ---- Vincent Di Fate
18 ---- Tom Kidd
19 ---- Alan Lee
20 ---- Phil Foglio
Best Book Publisher
1 ---- Ballantine/Del Rey
2 ---- Ace
3 ---- DAW
4 ---- Bantam
5 ---- Bluejay
6 ---- Tor
7 ---- Berkley/Putnam
8 ---- Baen
9 ---- Pocket/Timescape
10 ---- Berkley/Ace
11 ---- Underwood-Miller
12 ---- Donald M. Grant
13 ---- Scream/Press
14 ---- Arkham House
15 ---- Gollancz
16 ---- Mark V. Ziesing
17 ---- Phantasia
18 ---- Doubleday
Best Magazine/Fanzine
1 Locus - 1984 Charles N. Brown
2 The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Edward L. Ferman
3 Asimov's Science Fiction George H. Scithers
4 Analog Science Fiction and Fact Stanley Schmidt
5 Amazing Science Fiction Stories Ted White
6 Science Fiction Review Richard E. Geis
7 Omni Ben Bova
8 Twilight Zone T. E. D. Klein
9 Science Fiction Chronicle Andrew I. Porter
10 Interzone Simon Ounsley and David Pringle
11 Starlog Howard Zimmerman
12 Fantasy Review Robert A. Collins
13 File 770 Mike Glyer
14 Fantasy Book Unknown-Mags
15 Whispers Stuart David Schiff
Best Non-Fiction/Reference
1 Introduction (Sleepless Nights in the Procrustean Bed) Marty Clark
2 The Dune Encyclopedia Willis E. McNelly
3 The Faces of Science Fiction Patti Perret
4 The Atlas of Pern Karen Wynn Fonstad
5 Wonder's Child: My Life in Science Fiction Jack Williamson
6 Age of Wonders: Exploring the World of Science Fiction David G. Hartwell
7 Castles David Day and David Larkin and Alan Lee
8 A Separate Star Frank Kelly Freas
9 Philip K. Dick: In His Own Words Philip K. Dick and Gregg Rickman
10 Starboard Wine Samuel R. Delany
11 Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections 1977-1983 William G. Contento
12 The Science Fiction Source Book David Wingrove
13 Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature Frank N. Magill
14 Concordance to Cordwainer Smith Anthony R. Lewis
15 Two-Bit Culture: The Paperbacking of America Kenneth C. Davis
16 Hallelujah Anyway Patrick Woodroffe

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