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NOMINEES: 2005 Locus Awards

The nominees for the 2005 Locus Awards have been announced.

Read on to see the nominees…


BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

  • The Algebraist by Iain M. Banks
  • Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow
  • Forty Signs of Rain by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • The Baroque Cycle: The Confusion; The System of the World by Neal Stephenson
  • Iron Sunrise by Charles Stross

BEST FANTASY NOVEL

  • The Dark Tower: Song of Susannah; The Dark Tower by Stephen King
  • Iron Council by China Miéville
  • Going Postal by Terry Pratchett
  • The Family Trade by Charles Stross
  • The Wizard Knight by Gene Wolfe

BEST FIRST NOVEL

  • Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
  • The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad by Minister Faust
  • Trash Sex Magic by Jennifer Stevenson
  • The Year of Our War by Steph Swainston
  • City of Pearl by Karen Traviss

BEST YOUNG ADULT BOOK

  • Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War by Clive Barker
  • The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm edited by Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling
  • The Blue Girl by Charles de Lint
  • Gifts by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett

BEST NOVELLA

  • “Mayflower II” by Stephen Baxter
  • “Sergeant Chip” By Bradley Denton
  • “Viator” by Lucius Shepard
  • “The Concrete Jungle” by Charles Stross
  • “Golden City Far” by Gene Wolfe

BEST NOVELETTE

  • “PeriAndry’s Quest” by Stephen Baxter
  • “Quarry” by Peter S. Beagle
  • “Men are Trouble” by James Patrick Kelly
  • “The Faery Handbag” by Kelly Link
  • “Reports of Certain Events in London” by China Miéville
  • “Three Days in a Border Town” by Jeff VanderMeer

BEST SHORT STORY

  • “The Annals of Eelin-Ok” by Jeffrey Ford
  • “Forbidden Brides of the Faceless Slaves in the Nameless House of the Night of Dread Desire” by Neil Gaiman
  • “‘Tis the Season” by China Miéville
  • “The Wolf-man of Alcatraz” by Howard Waldrop
  • “Pulp Cover” by Gene Wolfe

BEST MAGAZINE

  • Analog Science Fiction, Science Fact
  • Asimov’s Science Fiction
  • The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
  • Realms of Fantasy
  • Sci Fiction

BEST PUBLISHER

  • Ace
  • Baen
  • DAW
  • Del Rey
  • Tor

BEST ANTHOLOGY

  • The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy edited by Charles N. Brown & Jonathan Strahan
  • The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror: Seventeenth Annual Collection edited by Ellen Datlow, Kelly Link & Gavin Grant
  • The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection edited by Gardner Dozois
  • Year’s Best SF 9 edited by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer
  • Between Worlds edited by Robert Silverberg

BEST COLLECTION

  • Mother Aegypt and Other Stories by Kage Baker
  • The Collected Short Fiction Of C.J. Cherryh by C.J. Cherryh
  • Phases of the Moon: Stories of Six Decades by Robert Silverberg
  • The John Varley Reader by John Varley
  • Innocents Aboard by Gene Wolfe

BEST EDITOR

  • Ellen Datlow
  • Gardner Dozois
  • David G. Hartwell
  • Patrick Nielsen Hayden
  • Gordon Van Gelder

BEST ARTIST

  • Kinuko Y. Craft
  • Bob Eggleton
  • Donato Giancola
  • Frank Kelly Freas
  • Michael Whelan

BEST NON-FICTION

  • The Gernsback Days: A Study of the Evolution of Modern Science Fiction from 1911 to 1936 by Mike Ashley & Robert A.W. Lowndes
  • Ray Bradbury: The Life of Fiction by Jonathan R. Eller & William F. Touponce
  • The Wave in the Mind: Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader, and the Imagination by Ursula K. Le Guin
  • The Annotated Brothers Grimm edited by Maria Tatar
  • Dancing Naked: The Unexpurgated William Tenn by William Tenn

BEST ART BOOK

  • The Paint in My Blood: Illustration and Fine Art by Alan M. Clark
  • Spectrum 11: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art edited by Cathy & Arnie Fenner
  • The Art of Discworld by Paul Kidby and Terry Pratchett
  • Fantastic Art: The Best of Luis Royo by Luis Royo
  • The Best of Gahan Wilson by Gahan Wilson
About John DeNardo (13013 Articles)
John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.
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