By Vonda N. McIntyre
Original Publisher: Dell Publishing
Current Publisher: Spectra
Science Fiction (Paperback) Finalists That Year:
- Samuel R. Delany for Tales of Neveryon
- Vonda N. McIntyre for Dreamsnake
- Norman Spinrad for The Star-Spangled Future
- John Varley for The Persistence of Vision
Science Fiction (Paperback) Winner That Year: Walter Wangerin, Jr. for The Book of the Dun Cow
Fiction Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature:
- The Executioner's Song by Norman Mailer won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Czeslaw Milosz won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: Dreamsnake won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards in 1979.