Awards & Nominations

Awards:

Arthur C. Clarke Award

  • 2002 — Best Novel: The Separation

SF ga Yomitai (Japan)

  • 2008 — Best foreign novel published in Japan: The Separation (translated by Yoshimichi Furusawa)
  • 2013 — Best foreign novel published in Japan: The Islanders (translated by Yoshimichi Furusawa)

Prix Utopia (France)

  • 2001 — Lifetime achievement award

Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire (France)

  • 2005 — Le roman étranger: La séparation (The Separation)
  • 2001 — La nouvelle étrangère: Retour au foyer (The Discharge)

Prix Bob Morane (France)

  • 2014 — Roman traduit: Les Insulaires (The Islanders) – translated by Michelle Charrier

BSFA Award

  • 2012 — Best novel: The Islanders
  • 2002 — Best novel: The Separation
  • 1999 — Best novel: The Extremes
  • 1979 — Best short story: “Palely Loitering”
  • 1974 — Best novel: Inverted World

World Fantasy Award

  • 1996 — Best novel: The Prestige

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction

  • 1995 — The Prestige

Kurd Lasswitz Award (Germany)

  • 1988 — Best foreign novel: The Glamour

European Award

  • 1983 — Best writer

Ditmar Award (Australia)

  • 1982 — Best international long fiction: The Affirmation
  • 1977 — Best international long fiction: The Space Machine

John W. Campbell Jr Memorial Award (USA)

  • 2012 — Best novel: The Islanders
  • 1972 — Outstanding British novel: Fugue For a Darkening Island

Prix Julia Verlanger (France)

  • 2015 — Special Jury Mention: L’Adjacent (translated by Jacques Collin)

Nominations:

Academy Award (‘Oscar’) for film adaptation directed by Christopher Nolan

  • 2007 — Nominated, Cinematography: Wally Pfister: The Prestige
  • 2007 — Nominated, Art Direction: Nathan Crowley, Julie Ochipinti: The Prestige

Arthur C. Clarke Award

  • 2014 — Shortlisted: The Adjacent
  • 1999 — Shortlisted: The Extremes
  • 1996 — Shortlisted: The Prestige

Audio Publishers’ Association Award (‘Audie’)

  • 2007 — Finalist, unabridged fiction: The Prestige (read by Simon Vance)

Sidewise Award for Alternate History

  • 2002 — Finalist: The Separation

BSFA Award

  • 2014 — Nominated best novel: The Adjacent
  • 1996 — Nominated best novel: The Prestige
  • 1984 — Nominated best novel: The Glamour

British Fantasy Award

  • 1996 — Nominated August Derleth Fantasy Award: The Prestige

Bram Stoker Award

  • 1996 — Nominated superior achievement in a novel: The Prestige

Hugo Award

  • 1995 — Nominated best related non-fiction: The Book on the Edge of Forever
  • 1980 — Nominated best novelette: Palely Loitering
  • 1979 — Nominated best novella: The Watched
  • 1975 — Nominated best novel: Inverted World

Locus Poll

  • 2003 — Nominated best novel: The Separation
  • 2000 — Nominated best novel: The Extremes
  • 1997 — Nominated best novel: The Prestige
  • 1985 — Nominated best novel: The Glamour
  • 1982 — Nominated best novel: The Affirmation
  • 1980 — Nominated best single author collection: An Infinite Summer
  • 1979 — Nominated best anthology: Anticipations
  • 1979 — Nominated best novella: The Watched
  • 1979 — Nominated best short story: “Whores”
  • 1977 — Nominated best short story: “An Infinite Summer”
  • 1975 — Nominated best novel: Inverted World

Ditmar Award

  • 1978 — Nominated best international long fiction: A Dream of Wessex

William Atheling Jr. Award for Criticism or Review

  • 1981 — Nominated: Outside the Whale