The title of her latest story was adapted from the name of a shrine on I-95. “Our Lady of the Highways,” she tells us, “has probably inspired a song from every musician who has ever passed it.” The tale is, in part, a love letter to her touring van.
Published in Asimov’s Science Fiction June 2015
volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories of the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). The editor, selected by SFWA’s anthology Committee (chaired by Mike Resnick), is American science fiction and fantasy writer Mercedes Lackey. This year’s Nebula winners are Ursula Vernon, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Nancy Kress, and Jeff VanderMeer, with Alaya Dawn Johnson winning the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book.