Thursday, March 19, 2009

2009 Hugo Award Nominees

(via a very excited Mary Robinette Kowal)

Below are the nominees for the Hugo Awards for stuff published in 2008.

Best Novel
Anathem, by Neal Stephenson
The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman
Little Brother, by Cory Doctorow
Saturn's Children, by Charles Stross
Zoe's Tale, by John Scalzi

Best Novella
"The Erdmann Nexus", by Nancy Kress (Asimov's Oct / Nov '08)
"The Political Prisoner", by Charles Coleman Finlay (F&SF '08)
"The Tear", by Ian McDonald (Galactic Empires)
"True Names", by Benjamin Rosenbaum and Cory Doctorow (Fast Forward 2)
"Truth", by Robert Reed (Asimov's Oct / Nov '08)

Best Novelette
"Alastair Baffle's Emporium of Wonders", by Mike Resnick (Asimov's Jan '08)
"The Gambler", by Paolo Bacigalupi (Fast Forward 2)
"Pride and Prometheus", by John Kessel (F&SF Jan '08)
"The Ray-Gun: A Love Story", by James Alan Gardner (Asimov's Feb '08)
"Shoggoths in Bloom", by Elizabeth Bear (Asimov's March '08)

Best Short Story
"26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss", by Kij Johnson (Asimov's July '08)
"Article of the Faith", by Mike Resnick (Baen's Universe Oct '08)
"Evil Robot Monkey", by Mary Robinette Kowal (The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, Volume 2)
"Exhalation", by Ted Chiang (Eclipse Two)
"From Babel's Fall'n Glory We Fled", by Michael Swanwick (Asimov's Feb '08)

Best Editor, Short Form
Ellen Datlow
Stanley Schmidt
Jonathan Strahan
Gordon Van Gelder
Sheila Williams

Best Editor, Long Form
Lou Anders
Ginjer Buchanan
David G. Hartwell
Beth Meacham
Patrick Nielsen Hayden

Best Semiprozine
The New York Review of Science Fiction
Weird Tales

Best Fanzine
Banana Wings
The Drink Tank
Electric Velocipede
File 770

The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer

Aliette de Bodard
David Anthony Durham
Felix Gilman
Tony Pi
Gord Sellar

For the full list, go here.

Congratulations to all the nominees, with special note to Elizabeth Bear (yay!), Mary Robinette Kowal (yay!), Paolo Bacigalupi, Lou Anders, John Klima (for EV's nomination), Weird Tales (yes, the whole magazine), Jonathan Strahan, and David Anthony Durham (in his final year of eligibility for the Campbell)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks, I hadn't found the Pride and Prometheus link yet.