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Hugos for 2001
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Hugos for 2001

I'm still working on getting the results from the 2001 WorldCon added to this page. You can find a listing of this year's nominees and winners at this web page from the 2001 World Science Fiction Convention.

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Hugos for 2000

The Hugo awards are given out each year at the World Science Fiction Convention. They are voted on by science fiction fans from around the world and represent the readers opinions about which were the best science fiction stories of the year. The winners - and the nominees who did not win - represent some of the best science fiction published during the preceeding year. This year's nominees and winners are listed below. The categories and the winners in each category are show in bold face text.

Best Novel (334 nominations for 183 novels):

  • A Civil Campaign by Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen)
  • Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson (Avon)
  • Darwin's Radio by Greg Bear (HarperCollins UK; Del Rey)
  • A Deepness in the Sky by Vernor Vinge (Tor)
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling (Bloomsbury; Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic Press)

    Best Novella (191 nominations for 58 novellas):

  • "The Astronaut From Wyoming" by Adam-Troy Castro and Jerry Oltion (Analog 7-8/99)
  • "Forty, Counting Down" by Harry Turtledove (Asimov's 12/99)
  • "Hunting the Snark" by Mike Resnick (Asimov's 12/99)
  • "Son Observe the Time" by Kage Baker (Asimov's 5/99)
  • "The Winds of Marble Arch" by Connie Willis (Asimov's 10-11/99)

    Best Novelette (168 nominations for 130 novelettes, six nominees due to a tie):

  • "Border Guards" by Greg Egan (Interzone 10/99)
  • "The Chop Girl" by Ian R. MacLeod (Asimov's 12/99)
  • "Fossil Games" by Tom Purdom (Asimov's 2/99)
  • "The Secret History of the Ornithopter" by Jan Lars Jensen (F&SF 6/99)
  • "Stellar Harvest" by Eleanor Arnason (Asimov's 4/99)
  • "10^16 to 1" by James Patrick Kelly (Asimov's 6/99)

    Best Short Story (189 nominations for 158 short stories):

  • "Ancient Engines" by Michael Swanwick (Asimov's2/99)
  • "Hothouse Flowers" by Mike Resnick (Asimov's 10-11/99)
  • "macs" by Terry Bisson (F&SF 10-11/99)
  • "Sarajevo" by Nick DiChario (F&SF 3/99)
  • "Scherzo with Tyrannosaur" by Michael Swanwick (Asimov's 7/99)

    Best Related Book (167 nominations for 74 related books):

  • Minicon 34 Restaurant Guide by Karen Cooper and Bruce Schneier (Rune Press)
  • The Sandman: The Dream Hunters by Neil Gaiman and Yoshitaka Amano (DC Comics/Vertigo)
  • Science Fiction of the 20th Century by Frank M. Robinson (Collectors Press)
  • The Science of Discworld by Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, and Jack Cohen (Ebury Press)
  • Spectrum 6: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art edited by Cathy and Arnie Fenner (Underwood)

    Best Dramatic Presentation (304 nominations for 106 dramatic presentations):

  • Being John Malkovich (Single Cell Pictures/Gramercy Pictures/Propaganda Films) Directed by Spike Jonze; Written by Charlie Kaufman
  • Galaxy Quest (DreamWorks SKG) Directed by Dean Parisot; Story by David Howard; Screenplay by David Howard and Robert Gordon
  • The Iron Giant (Warner Bros. Animation) Directed by Brad Bird; Book by Ted Hughes; Screenplay by Brad Bird and Tim McCanlies
  • The Matrix (Village Roadshow Productions/Groucho II Film Partnership/Silver Pictures) Directed by Andy and Larry Wachowski; Written by Andy and Larry Wachowski
  • The Sixth Sense (Spyglass Entertainment/Hollywood Pictures) Directed by M. Night Shyamalan; Written by M. Night Shyamalan

    Best Professional Editor (203 nominations for 66 editors):

  • Gardner Dozois (Asimov's Science Fiction)
  • David G. Hartwell (Tor/Forge; Year's Best SF)
  • Patrick Nielsen Hayden (Tor Books; Starlight)
  • Stanley Schmidt (Analog Science Fiction and Fact)
  • Gordon Van Gelder (St. Martin's Press; Fantasy & Science Fiction)

    Best Professional Artist (196 nominations for 103 artists):

  • Jim Burns
  • Bob Eggleton
  • Donato Giancola
  • Don Maitz
  • Michael Whelan

    Best Semiprozine (168 nominations for 38 semiprozines):

  • Interzone edited by David Pringle
  • Locus edited by Charles N. Brown
  • The New York Review of Science Fiction edited by Kathryn Cramer, Ariel Hamion, David G. Hartwell, and Kevin Maroney
  • Science Fiction Chronicle edited by Andrew I. Porter
  • Speculations edited by Kent Brewster

    Best Fanzine (195 nominations for 94 fanzines):

  • Ansible edited by Dave Langford
  • Challenger edited by Guy H. Lillian III
  • File 770 edited by Mike Glyer
  • Mimosa edited by Nicki and Richard Lynch
  • Plokta edited by Alison Scott, Steve Davies, and Mike Scott

    Best Fan Writer (191 nominations for 147 fan writers):

  • Bob Devney
  • Mike Glyer
  • Dave Langford
  • Evelyn C. Leeper
  • Steven H Silver

    Best Fan Artist (164 nominations for 101 fan artists):

  • Freddie Baer
  • Brad Foster
  • Teddy Harvia
  • Joe Mayhew
  • Taral Wayne

    John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (110 nominations for 72 writers)
    An award for the best new writer whose first work of science fiction or fantasy appeared during 1998 or 1999 in a professional publication. Sponsored by Dell Magazines:

  • Cory Doctorow (2nd year of eligibility)
  • Thomas Harlan (1st year of eligibility)
  • Ellen Klages (2nd year of eligibility)
  • Kristine Smith (1st year of eligibility)
  • Shane Tourtellotte (2nd year of eligibility)

    Hugo Nominated Short Fiction Available in Electronic Format

    Alexandria Digital Literature has contacted the Hugo nominated short story, novelette, and novella authors to obtain publication rights to their stories. Eleven of these stories are now available in various electronic formats at their website.

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    Nebulas for 2000

    The Nebula awards are given out each year by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. These awards identify the books and stories that professional science fiction writers consider to be the best work of the previous calendar year. This year's winners were announced in Los Angeles on April 28, 2001 and cover books and stories published during the year 2000. The categories and the winners in each category are show in bold face text.

  • Darwin's Radio, Greg Bear (Ballantine Del Rey, Sep99)
  • A Civil Campaign, Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen, Aug99)
  • Forests of the Heart, Charles de Lint (Tor, Jun00)
  • Crescent City Rhapsody, Kathleen Ann Goonan (Avon Eos, Mar00)
  • Midnight Robber, Nalo Hopkinson (Warner Aspect, Mar00)
  • Infinity Beach, Jack McDevitt (HarperPrism, Feb00)

  • Fortitude, Andy Duncan (Realms of Fantasy, Jun99 [also in Beluthahatchie and Other Stories; Golden Gryphon, October 2000])
  • Ninety Percent of Everything, Jonathan Lethem, James Patrick Kelly, & John Kessel (F&SF, Sep99)
  • Goddesses, Linda Nagata (Sci Fiction/SciFi.com, July 5, 2000)
  • Hunting the Snark, Mike Resnick (Asimov's, Dec99)
  • Crocodile Rock, Lucius Shepard (F&SF, Oct/Nov99)
  • Argonautica, Walter Jon Williams (Asimov's, Oct/Nov99)

  • Stellar Harvest, Eleanor Arnason (Asimov's, Apr99)
  • A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows, Gardner Dozois (Asimov's, Oct/Nov99)
  • Jack Daw's Pack, Greer Gilman (Century 5, Winter 2000)
  • A Day's Work On the Moon, Mike Moscoe (Analog, Jul/Aug00)
  • How the Highland People Came To Be, Bruce Holland Rogers (Realms of Fantasy, Aug99)
  • Generation Gap, Stanley Schmidt (Artemis Magazine #1, Spring 2000 issue)
  • Daddy's World, Walter Jon Williams (Not of Woman Born, Constance Ash, Ed., Roc, Mar99)

    Short Stories
  • macs, Terry Bisson (F&SF, Oct/Nov99)
  • The Fantasy Writer's Assistant, Jeffrey Ford (F&SF, Feb00)
  • Flying Over Water, Ellen Klages (Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, No. 7, October 2000)
  • The Golem, Severna Park (Black Heart, Ivory Bones, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, Eds., Avon, Mar00)
  • Scherzo With Tyrannosaur, Michael Swanwick (Asimov's, Jul99)
  • You Wandered Off Like a Foolish Child To Break Your Heart and Mine, Pat York (Silver Birch, Blood Moon, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, Eds., Avon, Mar99)

  • The Green Mile, Frank Darabont based on the novel by Stephen King (Castle Rock/Warner Brothers, Dec99)
  • Galaxy Quest, Robert Gordon, David Howard (Dreamworks, Dec99)
  • Being John Malkovich, Charlie Kaufman (Propaganda Films, Oct99)
  • Princess Mononoke, Hayao Miyazaki, Neil Gaiman (Walt Disney Productions, Nov99 [Japanese version: "Mononoke Hime," Studio Ghibli, 1997])
  • Unbreakable, M. Night Shyamalan (Touchstone Pictures, Nov00)
  • Dogma, Kevin Smith (View Askew Productions, Nov99)

    Special Awards & Honors
  • Grand Master: Philip José Farmer
  • Bradbury Award: Yuri Rasovsky and Harlan Ellison
  • Author Emeritus: Robert Sheckley

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    Nebulas for 1999

    The Nebula awards are given out each year by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. These awards identify the books and stories that professional science fiction writers consider to be the best work of the previous calendar year. This year's winners were announced in New York on May 20, 2000 and cover books and stories published during the previous year. The categories and the winners in each category are show in bold face text.

  • Butler, Octavia E.: Parable of the Talents (Seven Stories Press, Nov98; Warner Books, Jan00)
  • MacLeod, Ken: The Cassini Division (Tor, Jul99)
  • Martin, George R.R. : A Clash of Kings (Bantam Spectra hb, Feb99)
  • McHugh, Maureen F.: Mission Child (Avon Eos hb, Dec98; Eos pb, Nov99)
  • Stewart, Sean: Mockingbird (Ace hb, Aug98; Ace pb, Mar00)
  • Vinge, Vernor: A Deepness in the Sky (Tor hb, Feb99; Tor pb, Jan00)

  • Burstein, Michael A.: Reality Check (Analog, Nov99)
  • Castro, Adam-Troy and Oltion, Jerry: The Astronaut From Wyoming (Analog, Aug99 [July/Aug99 issue])
  • Chiang, Ted: Story of Your Life (Starlight 2, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Ed., Tor hb, Nov98; Tor pb, Sep99)
  • Duchamp, L. Timmel: Living Trust (Asimov's, Feb99)
  • Duncan, Andy: The Executioners' Guild (Asimov's, Aug99)
  • Marusek, David: The Wedding Album (Asimov's, Jun99)

  • Eisenstein, Phyllis: The Island in the Lake (F&SF, Dec98)
  • Friesner, Esther M.: How to Make Unicorn Pie (F&SF, Jan99)
  • Hopkins, Brian A.: Five Days in April (Chiaroscuro Webzine, Jul99)
  • McDevitt, Jack & Schmidt, Stanley: Good Intentions (F&SF, Jun98)
  • Sterling, Bruce: Taklamakan (Asimov's, Nov98 [Oct/Nov98 issue])
  • Turzillo, Mary A.: Mars is No Place for Children (SF Age, May99)

    Short Stories
  • Ash, Constance: Flower Kiss (Realms of Fantasy, Aug98)
  • Rogers, Bruce Holland: The Dead Boy at Your Window (The North American Review, Dec98 [Nov/Dec98 issue; Also in Realms of Fantasy, Apr00])
  • Sherwood, Frances: Basil the Dog (Atlantic Monthly, Sep99)
  • Swanwick, Michael: Ancient Engines (Asimov's, Feb99)
  • Swanwick, Michael: Radiant Doors (Asimov's, Sep98)
  • What, Leslie: The Cost of Doing Business (Amazing Stories, Kim Mohan, Ed., WotC, Feb99 [Win99 issue])

  • Avrech, Robert J.: The Devil's Arithmetic (Showtime Television, 28Mar99; Based on the novel The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen)
  • Bird, Brad & McCanlies, Tim: The Iron Giant (Warner Bros., Aug99; based on the book The Iron Man by Ted Hughes)
  • Millerman, John: The Uranus Experiment: Part 2 (Private Black Label, Jun99 [DVD, CD & VHS U.S. release; Mar99 in Europe])
  • Shyamalan, M. Night: The Sixth Sense (Hollywood Pictures, Aug99)
  • Wachowski, Larry & Andy: The Matrix (Warner Bros., Mar99)

    Special Awards

  • Grand Master: Brian W. Aldiss (Non-Stop, Hothouse, "The Saliva Tree," Billion Year Spree, Helliconia Spring...)

  • Author Emeritus: Daniel Keyes (Flowers for Algernon, The Minds of Billy Milligan)

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