Hot off the press, the nominations for the 2005 Hugo Awards and the John W. Campbell Award for best new writer have been announced.

NOVEL

  • The Algebraist, Iain M. Banks
  • Iron Council, China Miéville
  • Iron Sunrise, Charles Stross
  • Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Susanna Clarke
  • River of Gods, Ian McDonald

NOVELLA

  • “The Concrete Jungle”, Charles Stross
  • “Elector”, Charles Stross
  • “Sergeant Chip”, Bradley Denton
  • “Time Ablaze”, Michael A. Burstein
  • “Winterfair Gifts”, Lois McMaster Bujold

NOVELETTE

  • “Biographical Notes to ‘A Discourse on the Nature of Causality, with Air-Planes’ by Benjamin Rosenbaum”, Benjamin Rosenbaum
  • “The Clapping Hands of God”, Michael F. Flynn
  • “The Faery Handbag”, Kelly Link
  • “The People of Sand and Slag”, Paolo Bacigalupi
  • “The Voluntary State”, Christopher Rowe

SHORT STORY

  • “The Best Christmas Ever”, James Patrick Kelly
  • “Decisions”, Michael A. Burstein
  • “A Princess of Earth”, Mike Resnick
  • “Shed Skin”, Robert J. Sawyer
  • “Travels with My Cats”, Mike Resnick

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JOHN W. CAMPBELL AWARD FOR BEST NEW WRITER [Not a Hugo]

  • Elizabeth Bear
  • K. J. Bishop
  • David Moles
  • Chris Roberson
  • Steph Swainston

You’ll note from the extended list that the Battlestar Galactica epsiode “33″ is up for an award for Best Dramatic Presentation along with the pilot epsiode of Lost.

[Thanks, Locus]

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