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NOMINEES: 2008 Hugo Award

SF Scope has posted the 2008 Hugo Award Final Ballot.

[NOTE: Short fiction titles link to free online versions, if available. This is sure to be updated in the coming weeks, so check back for updates!]

BEST NOVEL

BEST NOVELLA

BEST NOVELETTE

BEST SHORT STORY

  • Last Contact” by Stephen Baxter (The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, ed. George Mann, Solaris Books) [See SF Signal review]
  • Tideline” by Elizabeth Bear (Asimov’s June 2007)
  • Who’s Afraid of Wolf 359?” by Ken MacLeod (The New Space Opera, ed. by Gardner Dozois, and Jonathan Strahan, HarperCollins/Eos)
  • Distant Replay” by Mike Resnick (Asimov’s April/May 2007)
  • A Small Room in Koboldtown” by Michael Swanwick (Asimov’s April/May 2007, The Dog Said Bow-Wow, Tachyon Publications)


BEST RELATED BOOK

  • The Company They Keep: C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien as Writers in Community by Diana Glyer; appendix by David Bratman (Kent State University Press)
  • Breakfast in the Ruins: Science Fiction in the Last Millennium by Barry Malzberg (Baen)
  • Emshwiller: Infinity x Two by Luis Ortiz, intro. by Carol Emshwiller, fwd. by Alex Eisenstien (Nonstop)
  • Brave New Words: The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction by Jeff Prucher (Oxford University Press) [See SF Signal review]
  • The Arrival by Shaun Tan (Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic)

BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, LONG FORM

  • Enchanted Written by Bill Kelly Directed by Kevin Lima (Walt Disney Pictures)
  • The Golden Compass Written by Chris Weitz Based on the novel by Philip Pullman Directed by Chris Weitz (New Line Cinema)
  • Heroes, Season 1 Created by Tim Kring (NBC Universal Television and Tailwind Productions Written by Tim Kring, Jeff Loeb, Bryan Fuller, Michael Green, Natalie Chaidez, Jesse Alexander, Adam Armus, Aron Eli Coleite, Joe Pokaski, Christopher Zatta, Chuck Kim. Directed by David Semel, Allan Arkush, Greg Beeman, Ernest R. Dickerson, Paul Shapiro, Donna Deitch, Paul A. Edwards, John Badham, Terrence O’Hara, Jeannot Szwarc, Roxann Dawson, Kevin Bray, Adam Kane
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Written by Michael Goldenberg Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling Directed by David Yates (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Stardust Written by Jane Goldman & Matthew Vaughn Based on the novel by Neil Gaiman Directed by Matthew Vaughn (Paramount Pictures)

BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, SHORT FORM

  • Battlestar Galactica “Razor” Written by Michael Taylor Directed by Félix Enríquez Alcalá and Wayne Rose (Sci Fi Channel) (televised version, not DVD)
  • Doctor Who “Blink” Written by Stephen Moffat Directed by Hettie Macdonald (BBC)
  • Doctor Who “Human Nature’ / “Family of Blood” Written by Paul Cornell Directed by Charles Palmer (BBC)
  • Star Trek New VoyagesWorld Enough and Time” Written by Michael Reaves & Marc Scott Zicree Directed by Marc Scott Zicree (Cawley Entertainment Co. and The Magic Time Co.)
  • Torchwood “Captain Jack Harkness” Written by Catherine Tregenna Directed by Ashley Way (BBC Wales)

BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR, SHORT FORM

  • Ellen Datlow
  • Stanley Schmidt
  • Jonathan Strahan
  • Gordon Van Gelder
  • Sheila Williams

BEST PROFESSIONAL EDITOR, LONG FORM

  • Lou Anders
  • Ginjer Buchanan
  • David G. Hartwell
  • Beth Meacham
  • Patrick Nielsen Hayden

BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTIST

BEST SEMIPROZINE

  • Ansible edited by David Langford
  • Helix edited by William Sanders and Lawrence Watt-Evans
  • Interzone edited by Andy Cox
  • Locus edited by Charles N. Brown, Kirsten Gong-Wong, Liza Groen Trombi
  • New York Review of Science Fiction edited by Kathryn Cramer, Kristine Dikeman, David G. Hartwell, Kevin J. Maroney

BEST FANZINE

BEST FAN WRITER

  • Chris Garcia
  • David Langford
  • Cheryl Morgan
  • John Scalzi
  • Steven H Silver

BEST FAN ARTIST

JOHN W. CAMPBELL AWARD FOR BEST NEW WRITER (Sponsored by Dell Magazines and administered on their behalf by WSFS)

  • Joe Abercrombie (2nd year of eligibility)
  • Jon Armstrong (1st year of eligibility; read Grey for free!)
  • David Anthony Durham (1st year of eligibility)
  • David Louis Edelman (2nd year of eligibility)
  • Mary Robinette Kowal (2nd year of eligibility; read Mary Robinette Kowal’s free fiction.)
  • Scott Lynch (2nd year of eligibility)

Congratulations to all the nominees!

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9 Comments on NOMINEES: 2008 Hugo Award

  1. Anonymous // March 21, 2008 at 1:49 am //

    Elizabeth Bear’s short story “Tideline” is freely available at http://www.elizabethbear.com/tideline.html .

  2. D’oh! I knew that…Thanks!

  3. Greg Schnitzer // March 23, 2008 at 6:22 pm //

    The Hugo-nominated Best Dramatic Presentation–Short Form episode of Star Trek New Voyages titled “World Enough and Time” starring George Takei recreating his role of “Sulu” and Grace Lee Whitney recreating her role of “Janice Rand” can be viewed here:

    http://stnv.dragonfly.com/index.asp

  4. Thanks, Greg. Link updated.

  5. Argentus, File 770, and Drink Tank are archived at http://efanzines.com plus Challenger can be read at http://www.challzine.net/index.html

  6. Thanks, Jeff. Links updated.

  7. I know a lot of these have also been podcasted and you’ve posted about that in your tidbits section . . . is it possible for you to add the podcast links to the available fiction? Sorry if I’m making trouble.

  8. @CV Rick: Wow, that’s a lot of work, Rick. If I can find the time, sure…but don’t hold yer breath! :-S

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