1987 Locus Poll Award

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Best SF Novel
1 Speaker for the Dead Orson Scott Card
2 Heart of the Comet David Brin and Gregory Benford
3 Count Zero William Gibson
4 The Handmaid's Tale Margaret Atwood
5 Foundation and Earth Isaac Asimov
6 Chanur's Homecoming C. J. Cherryh
7 Marooned in Realtime Vernor Vinge
8 The Songs of Distant Earth Arthur C. Clarke
9 The Coming of the Quantum Cats Frederik Pohl
10 Santiago: A Myth of the Far Future Mike Resnick
11 Enigma Michael P. Kube-McDowell
12 When Gravity Fails George Alec Effinger
13 Lear's Daughters William B. Rossow and M. Bradley Kellogg
14 Star of Gypsies Robert Silverberg
15 Nerilka's Story & The Coelura Anne McCaffrey
16 The Warrior's Apprentice Lois McMaster Bujold
17 The Moon Goddess and the Son Donald Kingsbury
18 Hardwired Walter Jon Williams
19 The Architect of Sleep Steven R. Boyett
20 Venus of Dreams Pamela Sargent
21 The Nimrod Hunt Charles Sheffield
22 This Is the Way the World Ends James Morrow
23 The Hercules Text Jack McDevitt
24 The Forever Man Gordon R. Dickson
25 The Ragged Astronauts Bob Shaw
26 Rebels' Seed F. M. Busby
Best Fantasy Novel
1 Soldier of the Mist Gene Wolfe
2 Blood of Amber Roger Zelazny
3 IT Stephen King
4 Godbody Theodore Sturgeon
5 Twisting the Rope R. A. MacAvoy
6 The Folk of the Air Peter S. Beagle
7 The Serpent Mage Greg Bear
8 Wizard of the Pigeons Megan Lindholm
9 The Quest for Saint Camber Katherine Kurtz
10 A Darkness at Sethanon Raymond E. Feist
11 The Mirror of Her Dreams Stephen R. Donaldson
12 The Darkest Road Guy Gavriel Kay
13 Magic Kingdom for Sale -- Sold! Terry Brooks
14 Homunculus James P. Blaylock
15 Wielding a Red Sword Piers Anthony
16 The Falling Woman Pat Murphy
17 The Dragon in the Sword Michael Moorcock
18 Jinian Star-Eye Sheri S. Tepper
19 New York By Knight Esther Friesner
20 Roma Mater Poul Anderson and Karen Anderson
21 The Hounds of God Judith Tarr
22 The Unconquered Country: A Life History Geoff Ryman
23 Yarrow: An Autumn Tale Charles de Lint
24 The Hungry Moon Ramsey Campbell
25 Dragonsbane Barbara Hambly
26 A Voice for Princess John Morressy
27 Talking Man Terry Bisson
Best First Novel
1 The Hercules Text Jack McDevitt
2 Shards of Honor Lois McMaster Bujold
3 A Hidden Place Robert Charles Wilson
4 Wrack & Roll Bradley Denton
5 The Cross-Time Engineer Leo Frankowski
6 No Safe Place Anne Moroz
7 Sentience Terry A. Adams
8 The Doomsday Effect Thomas T. Thomas
8 Windmaster's Bane Tom Deitz
10 The Game of Fox and Lion Robert R. Chase
11 Fire Sanctuary Katharine Eliska Kimbriel
12 Warchild Richard Bowes
13 Daggerspell Katharine Kerr
14 The Curse of Sagamore Kara Dalkey
15 The Star Country Michael Cassutt
16 The Hounds of the Morrigan Pat O'Shea
17 The Burning Stone Deborah Turner Harris
Best Novella
1 R & R Lucius Shepard
2 Escape from Kathmandu Kim Stanley Robinson
3 Tango Charlie and Foxtrot Romeo John Varley
4 Gilgamesh in the Outback Robert Silverberg
5 Collision James Tiptree, Jr.
6 Spice Pogrom Connie Willis
7 Voice in the Dark Jack McDevitt
8 Good Night, Sweethearts James Tiptree, Jr.
9 As Big as the Ritz Gregory Benford
10 Dydeetown Girl F. Paul Wilson
11 Though the Heavens Fall Harry Turtledove
12 Born from the Beast Vance Aandahl
13 Hotel Mind Slaves Ronald Anthony Cross
14 Eifelheim Michael F. Flynn
15 The Head of Shemesh the Eshurian Avram Davidson
16 Newton Sleep Gregory Benford
Best Novelette
1 Thor Meets Captain America David Brin
2 Hatrack River Orson Scott Card
3 The Glass Flower George R. R. Martin
4 The Winter Market William Gibson
5 Permafrost Roger Zelazny
6 Of Space-Time and the River Gregory Benford
7 Aymara Lucius Shepard
8 Fire Zone Emerald Lucius Shepard
9 The Arcevoalo Lucius Shepard
10 Salvage Orson Scott Card
11 The Girl Who Fell into the Sky Kate Wilhelm
12 The Barbarian Princess Vernor Vinge
13 Windows Ian Watson
14 Chance Connie Willis
15 Fiddling for Waterbuffaloes S. P. Somtow
16 Fill It With Regular Michael Shea
17 Into Gold Tanith Lee
18 Against Babylon Robert Silverberg
19 The Beautiful and the Sublime Bruce Sterling
20 Video Star Walter Jon Williams
21 Cold Light Ian Watson
22 The News from D Street Andrew Weiner
23 The Prisoner of Chillon James Patrick Kelly
23 The Pure Product John Kessel
25 Voices Michael Bishop
26 The Gate of Ghosts Karen Joy Fowler
27 Grave Angels Richard Kearns
28 Surviving Judith Moffett
29 The Metaphysical Gun Wayne Wightman
Best Short Story
1 Robot Dreams Isaac Asimov
2 Down and Out in the Year 2000 Kim Stanley Robinson
3 Rat James Patrick Kelly
4 Tangents Greg Bear
5 The Boy Who Plaited Manes Nancy Springer
6 Alien Graffiti (A Personal History of Vagrant Intrusions) Michael Bishop
7 Face Value Karen Joy Fowler
8 Thorn Robert Holdstock
9 Pretty Boy Crossover Pat Cadigan
10 Jeff Beck Lewis Shiner
11 Voyage South from Thousand Willows Lucius Shepard
12 Our Town Kim Stanley Robinson
13 The Lions Are Asleep This Night Howard Waldrop
14 And so to Bed Harry Turtledove
15 Blindsight Robert Silverberg
16 Strangers in Paradise Damon Knight
17 Lo, How an Oak E'er Blooming Suzette Haden Elgin
18 Fair Game Howard Waldrop
19 The Idea Trap George Zebrowski
20 Phone Repairs Nancy Kress
21 Snake-Eyes Tom Maddox
22 Skintwister Paul Di Filippo
23 State of the Art Robert Charles Wilson
24 Sea Change Scott Baker
Best Collection
1 Blue Champagne John Varley
2 Burning Chrome William Gibson
3 Howard Who? Howard Waldrop
4 Visible Light C. J. Cherryh
5 Tuf Voyaging George R. R. Martin
6 The River of Time David Brin
7 Callahan's Secret Spider Robinson
8 Robot Dreams Isaac Asimov
9 Artificial Things Karen Joy Fowler
10 The Planet on the Table Kim Stanley Robinson
11 In Alien Flesh Gregory Benford
12 The Starry Rift James Tiptree, Jr.
13 Close Encounters with the Deity Michael Bishop
14 Dreams of Dark and Light: The Great Short Fiction of Tanith Lee Tanith Lee
15 Cascade Point and Other Stories Timothy Zahn
16 Tales of the Quintana Roo James Tiptree, Jr.
17 Merlin's Booke Jane Yolen
18 Beyond the Safe Zone Robert Silverberg
19 Retief in the Ruins Keith Laumer
20 The Complete Nebula Award-Winning Fiction Samuel R. Delany
21 Kaeti & Company Keith Roberts
Best Anthology
1 The Year's Best Science Fiction: Third Annual Collection Gardner Dozois
2 Wild Cards George R. R. Martin
3 Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year #15 Terry Carr
4 Mirrorshades: The Cyberpunk Anthology Bruce Sterling
5 Afterlives Pamela Sargent and Ian Watson
6 Universe 16 Terry Carr
7 The Hugo Winners, Volume 5 Isaac Asimov
8 Heroes in Hell Janet Morris
9 The 1986 Annual World's Best SF Donald A. Wollheim and Arthur W. Saha
10 Cutting Edge Dennis Etchison
11 Tales from the Spaceport Bar George H. Scithers and Darrell Schweitzer
12 L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future, Volume II Algis Budrys
13 Hitler Victorious Gregory Benford and Martin H. Greenberg
14 The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IV Terry Carr
15 The Great SF Stories #15 (1953) Isaac Asimov and Martin H. Greenberg
16 Nebula Awards 21 George Zebrowski
17 Uncollected Stars Piers Anthony and Barry N. Malzberg and Martin H. Greenberg and Charles G. Waugh
18 The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series XIV Karl Edward Wagner
19 Shadows 9 Charles L. Grant
20 The Year's Best Fantasy Stories: 12 Arthur W. Saha
21 Under the Wheel Elizabeth Mitchell
Best Non-Fiction
1 Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction Brian W. Aldiss and David Wingrove
2 Only Apparently Real: The World of Philip K. Dick Paul Williams
3 The John W. Campbell Letters, Volume 1 George Hay and Tony Chapdelaine and Perry A. Chapdelaine, Sr.
4 Industrial Light and Magic: The Art of Special Effects Thomas G. Smith
5 Science Fiction in Print: 1985 Charles N. Brown and William G. Contento
6 The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural Jack Sullivan
7 The Dark Knight Returns Frank Miller and Klaus Jenson and Lynn Varley
8 Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines Marshall B. Tymn and Mike Ashley
9 Twentieth-Century Science-Fiction Writers, Second Edition Curtis C. Smith
10 Lightship Jim Burns and Chris Evans
11 H. R. Giger's Necronomicon 2 H. R. Giger
12 Inside Outer Space: Science Fiction Professionals Look at Their Craft Sharon Jarvis
13 ... And the Lurid Glare of the Comet Brian W. Aldiss
14 Hard Science Fiction George E. Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin
15 Galaxy Magazine: The Dark and the Light Years David L. Rosheim
16 Chroma: The Art of Alex Schomburg Alex Schomburg and Jon Gustafson
All-Time Best Fantasy Novel
1 The Lord of the Rings J. R. R. Tolkien
2 The Hobbit, or There and Back Again J. R. R. Tolkien
3 A Wizard of Earthsea Ursula K. Le Guin
4 The Shadow of the Torturer Gene Wolfe
5 The Last Unicorn Peter S. Beagle
6 The Sword in the Stone T. H. White
7 Nine Princes in Amber Roger Zelazny
8 The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever Stephen R. Donaldson
9 Dragonflight Anne McCaffrey
10 Little, Big John Crowley
11 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
12 The Gormenghast Trilogy (series) Mervyn Peake
13 The Riddle-Master of Hed Patricia A. McKillip
14 The Incomplete Enchanter L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt
15 Watership Down Richard Adams
16 The Dying Earth Jack Vance
17 Glory Road Robert A. Heinlein
18 A Spell for Chameleon Piers Anthony
19 Dracula Bram Stoker
20 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz L. Frank Baum
21 Silverlock John Myers Myers
22 Something Wicked This Way Comes Ray Bradbury
23 The Stand Stephen King
23 The White Dragon Anne McCaffrey
25 Lord Valentine's Castle Robert Silverberg
26 The Chronicles of Narnia (series) C. S. Lewis
27 The Shining Stephen King
28 Conjure Wife Fritz Leiber
29 Deryni Rising Katherine Kurtz
29 The Worm Ouroboros E. R. Eddison
31 Witch World Andre Norton
32 'Salem's Lot Stephen King
33 A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L'Engle
All-Time Best Fantasy Novelist
1 ---- J. R. R. Tolkien
2 ---- Ursula K. Le Guin
3 ---- Anne McCaffrey
4 ---- Peter S. Beagle
5 ---- Gene Wolfe
6 ---- Roger Zelazny
7 ---- Stephen R. Donaldson
8 ---- Stephen King
9 ---- T. H. White
10 ---- Lewis Carroll
11 ---- Patricia A. McKillip
12 ---- John Crowley
13 ---- Mervyn Peake
14 ---- Fritz Leiber
14 ---- Jack Vance
16 ---- C. S. Lewis
17 ---- L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt
18 ---- Michael Moorcock
19 ---- Richard Adams
20 ---- Piers Anthony
21 ---- Katherine Kurtz
22 ---- Poul Anderson
22 ---- Ray Bradbury
22 ---- Andre Norton
25 ---- Robert A. Heinlein
26 ---- Robert Silverberg
27 ---- L. Frank Baum
28 ---- John Myers Myers
29 ---- Robert E. Howard
All-Time Best Novelist (combined)
1 ---- J. R. R. Tolkien
2 ---- Robert A. Heinlein
3 ---- Frank Herbert
4 ---- Ursula K. Le Guin
5 ---- Arthur C. Clarke
6 ---- Isaac Asimov
7 ---- Roger Zelazny
8 ---- Philip K. Dick
9 ---- Alfred Bester
10 ---- Anne McCaffrey
11 ---- Walter M. Miller, Jr.
12 ---- Robert Silverberg
13 ---- Ray Bradbury
14 ---- Frederik Pohl
15 ---- Theodore Sturgeon
16 ---- Larry Niven
17 ---- Gene Wolfe
18 ---- Peter S. Beagle
19 ---- Jack Vance
20 ---- Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
21 ---- Stephen R. Donaldson
22 ---- H. G. Wells
23 ---- Stephen King
24 ---- Samuel R. Delany
25 ---- T. H. White
26 ---- Lewis Carroll
27 ---- Clifford D. Simak
28 ---- John Crowley
29 ---- Fritz Leiber
30 ---- Poul Anderson
31 ---- John Brunner
32 ---- Patricia A. McKillip
33 ---- C. J. Cherryh
34 ---- Mervyn Peake
35 ---- Joe Haldeman
36 ---- Andre Norton
37 ---- Piers Anthony
38 ---- Michael Moorcock
39 ---- Philip Josť Farmer
40 ---- C. S. Lewis
41 ---- L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt
42 ---- Olaf Stapledon
43 ---- Richard Adams
44 ---- Marion Zimmer Bradley
45 ---- Katherine Kurtz
46 ---- Edgar Rice Burroughs
47 ---- James Blish
48 ---- George Orwell
49 ---- H. Beam Piper
50 ---- L. Frank Baum
51 ---- James H. Schmitz
52 ---- A. E. van Vogt
53 ---- Gordon R. Dickson
54 ---- John Myers Myers
55 ---- Hal Clement
56 ---- Gregory Benford
57 ---- Edgar Pangborn
58 ---- Robert E. Howard
58 ---- John Varley
All-Time Best SF Novel
1 Dune Frank Herbert
2 The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula K. Le Guin
3 Childhood's End Arthur C. Clarke
4 The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress Robert A. Heinlein
5 Stranger in a Strange Land Robert A. Heinlein
6 The Foundation Trilogy Isaac Asimov
7 A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller, Jr.
8 Gateway Frederik Pohl
9 Ringworld Larry Niven
10 The Stars My Destination Alfred Bester
11 Lord of Light Roger Zelazny
12 More Than Human Theodore Sturgeon
13 The Mote in God's Eye Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
14 The Man in the High Castle Philip K. Dick
15 The Time Machine H. G. Wells
16 Stand on Zanzibar John Brunner
17 The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia Ursula K. Le Guin
18 The Demolished Man Alfred Bester
18 The Forever War Joe Haldeman
20 The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury
21 Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein
22 Dying Inside Robert Silverberg
23 Dhalgren Samuel R. Delany
24 Time Enough for Love Robert A. Heinlein
25 Rendezvous with Rama Arthur C. Clarke
25 Way Station Clifford D. Simak
27 To Your Scattered Bodies Go Philip Josť Farmer
28 Earth Abides George R. Stewart
29 The Door Into Summer Robert A. Heinlein
30 City Clifford D. Simak
31 The Witches of Karres James H. Schmitz
32 The City and the Stars Arthur C. Clarke
33 The Caves of Steel Isaac Asimov
34 1984 George Orwell
35 Norstrilia Cordwainer Smith
36 Mission of Gravity Hal Clement
37 Ubik Philip K. Dick
38 2001: A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke
38 Timescape Gregory Benford
40 Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury
41 Downbelow Station C. J. Cherryh
42 The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells
43 Last and First Men Olaf Stapledon
44 Double Star Robert A. Heinlein
45 Davy Edgar Pangborn
All-Time Best SF Novelist
1 ---- Robert A. Heinlein
2 ---- Frank Herbert
3 ---- Arthur C. Clarke
4 ---- Ursula K. Le Guin
5 ---- Isaac Asimov
6 ---- Philip K. Dick
7 ---- Alfred Bester
8 ---- Walter M. Miller, Jr.
9 ---- Frederik Pohl
10 ---- Roger Zelazny
11 ---- Theodore Sturgeon
12 ---- Larry Niven
13 ---- Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
14 ---- H. G. Wells
15 ---- Robert Silverberg
16 ---- Samuel R. Delany
17 ---- Ray Bradbury
18 ---- Clifford D. Simak
19 ---- John Brunner
20 ---- Joe Haldeman
21 ---- C. J. Cherryh
22 ---- Olaf Stapledon
23 ---- Philip Josť Farmer
24 ---- George Orwell
25 ---- Poul Anderson
26 ---- H. Beam Piper
27 ---- Jack Vance
28 ---- James H. Schmitz
29 ---- Anne McCaffrey
30 ---- James Blish
30 ---- Hal Clement
32 ---- A. E. van Vogt
33 ---- Gregory Benford
34 ---- Edgar Pangborn
35 ---- John Varley
Best Artist
1 ---- Michael Whelan
2 ---- Jim Burns
3 ---- J. K. Potter
4 ---- Frank Kelly Freas
5 ---- Darrell K. Sweet
6 ---- Don Maitz
7 ---- Rowena Morrill
8 ---- Boris Vallejo
9 ---- Barclay Shaw
10 ---- David A. Cherry
11 ---- David Mattingly
12 ---- H. R. Giger
13 ---- Tom Kidd
14 ---- Victoria Poyser
15 ---- Vincent Di Fate
16 ---- Thomas Canty
17 ---- Phil Foglio
18 ---- Carl Lundgren
19 ---- David Hardy
20 ---- Robert Gould
Best Book Publisher
1 ---- Ballantine/Del Rey
2 ---- Tor
3 ---- Putnam/Berkley/Ace
4 ---- Bantam
5 ---- DAW
6 ---- Baen
7 ---- Arbor House
8 ---- Bluejay
9 ---- Doubleday
10 ---- Phantasia
11 ---- Warner/Popular Library/Questar
12 ---- Arkham House
13 ---- Donald M. Grant
14 ---- NAL/Signet
15 ---- Gollancz
16 ---- Underwood-Miller
17 ---- Avon
Best Magazine/Fanzine
1 The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Edward L. Ferman
2 Asimov's Science Fiction George H. Scithers
3 Analog Science Fiction and Fact Stanley Schmidt
4 Omni Ben Bova
5 Amazing Science Fiction Stories Ted White
6 Interzone Simon Ounsley and David Pringle
7 Twilight Zone Tappan King
8 Science Fiction Chronicle Andrew I. Porter
9 Fantasy Review Robert A. Collins
10 Science Fiction Review Richard E. Geis
11 Night Cry Unknown-Mags
12 Starlog Howard Zimmerman

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