Joe Haldeman on The Forever War winning a Nebula:
“…A lot of people who voted for me were probably voting against either The Female Man or Dhalgren.”
Interview in Wordsmiths of Wonder (p.81) by Stan Nicholls (1993; London: Orbit).
P.S. If you missed the context, I found this the most helpful: http://io9.com/eight-books-you-need-to-know-about-to-understand-the-hu-1714933506