Honors & Awards 

Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy winner: Arabella of Mars (2016) Nebula Award for Best Short Story nominee: Damage (2015) Nebula Award for Best Short Story nominee: Titanium Mike Saves the Day (2008)
Hugo Award for Best Short Story winner: Tk’Tk’Tk (2006) Hugo Award for Best Short Story nominee: The Tale of the Golden Eagle (2004) John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer nominee (2004)
John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer nominee (2003) Phobos Fiction Contest winner: Ukaliq and the Great Hunt (2002) James White Award winner: Nucleon (2001)
Endeavour Award winner: Space Magic (2009) People’s Choice Award for Best Drabblecast Story of the Year winner: Babel Probe (2009) Writers of the Future Contest winner: Rewind (2001)
Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest winner: Citizen-Astronaut (2010) Parsec Award finalist: Letter to the Editor (2013) Year’s Best Fantasy #2: Nucleon (2002)
Science Fiction: The Best of 2003: The Tale of the Golden Eagle (2004) Year’s Best Fantasy #5: Charlie the Purple Giraffe Was Acting Strangely (2005) Year’s Best Science Fiction #24: I Hold My Father’s Paws (2007)
Heiresses of Russ 2012: The Year’s Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction: The Tides of the Heart (2012) The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Five: Liaisons Galantes: A Scientific Romance (2014) Year’s Best Military SF & Space Opera: The End of the Silk Road (2014)
The Best Science Fiction of the Year, Volume 1: Damage (2015)