|The Pioneer Award is given by the Science Fiction Research Association to the writer or writers of the best critical essay-length work of the year. Previous winners: 1990 - Veronica Hollinger, "The Vampire and the Alien: Variations on the Outsider" 1991 - H. Bruce Franklin, "The Vietnam War as American Science Fiction and Fantasy" 1992 - Istvan Csiscery-Ronay Jr., "The SF of Theory: Baudrillard and Haraway" 1993 - No Award 1994 - Larry McCaffery and Takayuki Tatsumi, "Towards the Theoretical Frontiers of Fiction: From Metafiction and Cyberpunk through Avant-Pop" 1995 - Roger Luckhurst, "The Many Deaths of Science Fiction: A Polemic" 1996 - Brian Stableford, "How Should a Science Fiction Story End?" 1997 - John Moore, "Shifting Frontiers: Cyberpunk and the American South" 1998 - I. F. Clarke, "FutureÃ¢â‚¬â€�War Fiction: The First Main Phase, 1871-1900" 1999 - Carl Freedman, "Kubrick's 2001 and the Possibility of a Science-Fiction Cinema" 2000 - Wendy Pearson, "Alien Cryptographies: The View from Queer," published in the March 1999 issue of Science Fiction Studies. 2001 - De Witt Douglas Kilgore, "Changing Regimes: Vonda N. McIntyre's Parodic Astrofuturism," published in the July 2000 issue of Science Fiction Studies.|
Check all the Awards, Winners and Nominations for the SFRA Pioneer Award since 1990.