- Throne of the Crescent Moon – Saladin Ahmed (DAW; Gollancz ’13)
- Ironskin – Tina Connolly (Tor)
- The Killing Moon – N. K. Jemisin (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
- The Drowning Girl – Caitlín R. Kiernan (Roc)
- Glamour in Glass – Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor)
- 2312 – Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
See the official press release for the complete shortlist for all categories. The winners will be announced at the Forty-Eighth Nebula Awards Weekend which will be held May 16-19th, 2013, in San Jose at the San Jose Hilton. Voting will open to SFWA Active members on March 1 and close on March 30.
Congratulations to all the nominees! So what do you think of this lineup? Any early favorites?