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THE ART OF STARVING wins the Andre Norton Award | Sam J. Miller

THE ART OF STARVING wins the Andre Norton Award

At the 2018 Nebula Award ceremony, I was super flabbergasted thatΒ my debut The Art of Starving won the Andre Norton Award for Best Young Adult Science Fiction Novel!!!

This was my fourth time at the Nebula Awards as a nominee, and my first win, and it was a truly humbling honor for my book to have been chosen by my fellow members of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America.

ALSO!!! My mother and my husband were there. And WE GOT TO MEET TELLY!!!!!!! The toastmaster for the ceremony was Martin P. Robinson, who has worked for Sesame Street for 37 years as the puppeteer and voice for Telly, Snuffleupagus, and the Yup-Yup Martians. Afterwards we got to take pictures with him, which was pretty incredible… especially for my husband, who learned English (in part!) from Sesame Street.

Over on YouTube, you can watch my kinda frantic Heart-Beating-So-Fast-I-Thought-I-Would-Die / OMG-I-Am-Standing-In-Front-of-All-My-Favorite-Writers acceptance speech:

 

 

Photo by Karen Yun-Lutz
Posted on: June 6, 2018, by : Sam J. M.
File under: Art of Starving, Awards & Anthologies, Blog