2003 Hugos

2002 Hugo Nominees/Winners

Here are the 2002 Hugo Award nominees. Winners are indicated in bold. indicates websites where you can read the nominated words or see the nominated art for free, or at least get more info about the works or their creators. indicates where you can purchase the opportunity to enjoy the work. If you know of any other helpful links, please feel free to email me.

Hugo awards were voted on by members of this year's WorldCon, ConJose; voting ended July 31.  The awards were given at ConJose over the Labor Day holiday. ConJose's website is here.


BEST NOVEL (486 ballots cast)
The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold   
American Gods by Neil Gaiman    
Perdido Street Station by China Miéville    
Cosmonaut Keep by Ken MacLeod    
Passage by Connie Willis  
The Chronoliths by Robert Charles Wilson  


BEST NOVELLA (300 ballots cast)
"May Be Some Time" by Brenda W. Clough (Analog 4/01)  
"The Diamond Pit" by Jack Dann (Jubilee, HarperCollins/Voyager Australia; F&SF 6/01)
"The Chief Designer" by Andy Duncan (Asimov's 6/01)
"Stealing Alabama" by Allen Steele (Asimov's 1/01)
"Fast Times at Fairmont High" by Vernor Vinge (The Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge, Tor)


BEST NOVELETTE (292 ballots cast)
"Hell Is the Absence of God" by Ted Chiang (Starlight 3, Tor)
"Undone" by James Patrick Kelly (Asimov's 6/01)  
"The Days Between" by Allen Steele (Asimov's 3/01)  
"Lobsters" by Charles Stross (Asimov's 6/01)  
"The Return of Spring" by Shane Tourtellotte (Analog 11/01)  


BEST SHORT STORY (331 ballots cast)
"The Ghost Pit" by Stephen Baxter (Asimov's 7/01)  
"Spaceships" by Michael A. Burstein (Analog 6/01)  
"The Bones of the Earth" by Ursula K. Le Guin (Tales from Earthsea, Harcourt)   
"Old MacDonald Had a Farm" by Mike Resnick (Asimov's 9/01)  
"The Dog Said Bow-Wow" by Michael Swanwick (Asimov's 10-11/01)  


BEST RELATED BOOK (252 ballots cast)
The Art of Richard Powers by Jane Frank (Paper Tiger)  
Meditations on Middle-Earth by Karen Haber, ed. (St. Martin's Press/A Byron Preiss Book)    
The Art of Chesley Bonestell by Ron Miller & Frederick C. Durant III with Melvin H. Schuetz (Paper Tiger)  
I Have This Nifty Idea...Now What Do I Do With It? by Mike Resnick (Wildside Press)  
J. R. R. Tolkien: Author of the Century by Tom Shippey (HarperCollins (UK) (2000);Houghton Mifflin)  
Being Gardner Dozois by Michael Swanwick (Old Earth Books)  



Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone  

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring   to be released Aug. 6 (after Hugo voting closes)

Monsters, Inc.  to be released Sept. 17, or after the Hugo's.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer "Once More, With Feeling" ["Buffy the Musical"] Sighted in various formats on eBay (these include a promotional version on DVD sent out to encourage Emmy voting); the music is also available on CD: . About this episode (some of these have downloadable MP3's):  


I know this list is scant for most things in this category; there are tons of sites on all these that aren't listed here... But in all honesty you've probably seen these noms if you're going to.  Also, almost all voters tend to vote in this category, but too many vote in only this one.  So this page is mostly to provide info about the Other-Than-Dramatic-Presentation nominees. 


Ellen Datlow (SCI FICTION and anthologies)  
Gardner Dozois (Asimov's)  
Patrick Nielsen Hayden (Tor Books; Starlight anthology series)  
Stanley Schmidt (Analog)  
Gordon Van Gelder (F&SF)  


Jim Burns  
Bob Eggleton  
Frank Kelly Freas  
Donato Giancola  
Michael Whelan  


BEST SEMIPROZINE (283 ballots cast)
Absolute Magnitude, edited by Warren Lapine  
Interzone, edited by David Pringle  
Locus, edited by Charles N. Brown  
The New York Review of Science Fiction, edited by Kathryn Cramer, David Hartwell & Kevin J. Maroney  
Speculations, edited by Susan Fry, published by Kent Brewster  


BEST FANZINE (237 ballots cast)
File 770, edited by Mike Glyer  
Ansible, edited by Dave Langford  
Challenger, edited by Guy Lillian III  
Mimosa, edited by Richard & Nicki Lynch  
Plokta, edited by Alison Scott, Steve Davies & Mike Scott  


BEST FAN WRITER (248 ballots cast)
Jeff Berkwits  
Bob Devney  
John L. Flynn  
Mike Glyer  
Dave Langford  
Steven H Silver  


BEST FAN ARTIST (177 ballots cast) Info on all nominees:   
Sheryl Birkhead  
Brad Foster  
Teddy Harvia
Sue Mason  
Frank Wu


BEST WEB SITE (365 ballots cast)
Locus Online, Mark R. Kelly editor/webmaster  
SciFi.com, Craig Engler, general manager  
SF Site, Rodger Turner, publisher/managing editor  
Strange Horizons, Mary Anne Mohanraj, editor-in-chief  
Tangent Online, Dave Truesdale, senior editor; Tobias Buckell, webmaster  


JOHN W. CAMPBELL AWARD FOR BEST NEW WRITER OF 2000/2001 (272 ballots cast)
Tobias S. Buckell (second year of eligibility)  
Alexander C. Irvine (second year of eligibility)  
Wen Spencer (first year of eligibility)  
Jo Walton (second year of eligibility)
Ken Wharton (first year of eligibility)  


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