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2002 Hugo Final Ballot Form

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Special eligibility extension: By provision of the 2001 WSFS Business Meeting, works otherwise eligible in the "specific work" categories first published outside of the USA in 2000 that were not published in the USA by January 21, 2001 are also eligible this year. Nominees that have qualified under this provision are marked with the text "(2000)".

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Best Novel

A science fiction or fantasy story of 40,000 words or more that appeared for the first time in 2001.

The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold (HarperCollins/Eos)
American Gods by Neil Gaiman (Morrow)
Perdido Street Station by China Miéville (Macmillan (UK)(2000); Del Rey)
Cosmonaut Keep by Ken MacLeod (Orbit (UK)(2000); Tor)
Passage by Connie Willis (Bantam)
The Chronoliths by Robert Charles Wilson (Tor)
No Award


Best Novella

A science fiction or fantasy story between 17,500 and 40,000 words that appeared for the first time in 2001.

"May Be Some Time" by Brenda W. Clough (Analog 4/01)
"The Diamond Pit" by Jack Dann (Jubilee, HarperCollins/Voyager Australia; F&SF 6/01)
"The Chief Designer" by Andy Duncan (Asimov's 6/01)
"Stealing Alabama" by Allen Steele (Asimov's 1/01)
"Fast Times at Fairmont High" by Vernor Vinge (The Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge, Tor)
No Award


Best Novelette

A science fiction or fantasy story between 7,500 and 17,500 words that appeared for the first time in 2001.

"Hell Is the Absence of God" by Ted Chiang (Starlight 3, Tor)
Undone" by James Patrick Kelly (Asimov's 6/01)
"The Days Between" by Allen Steele (Asimov's 3/01)
"Lobsters" by Charles Stross (Asimov's 6/01)
"The Return of Spring" by Shane Tourtellotte (Analog 11/01)
No Award


Best Short Story

A science fiction or fantasy story of less than 7,500 words that appeared for the first time in 2001.

"The Ghost Pit" by Stephen Baxter (Asimov's 7/01)
"Spaceships" by Michael A. Burstein (Analog 6/01)
"The Bones of the Earth" by Ursula K. Le Guin (Tales from Earthsea, Harcourt)
"Old MacDonald Had a Farm" by Mike Resnick (Asimov's 9/01)
"The Dog Said Bow-Wow" by Michael Swanwick (Asimov's 10-11/01)
No Award


Best Related Book

Any work whose subject is related to the field of science fiction, fantasy, or fandom, appearing for the first time in book form in 2001 and which is either non-fiction or, if fictional, is noteworthy primarily for aspects other than the fictional text.

The Art of Richard Powers by Jane Frank (Paper Tiger)
Meditations on Middle-Earth by Karen Haber, ed. (St. Martin's Press/A Byron Preiss Book)
The Art of Chesley Bonestell by Ron Miller & Frederick C. Durant III with Melvin H. Schuetz (Paper Tiger)
I Have This Nifty Idea...Now What Do I Do With It? by Mike Resnick (Wildside Press)
J. R. R. Tolkien: Author of the Century by Tom Shippey (HarperCollins (UK) (2000);Houghton Mifflin)
Being Gardner Dozois by Michael Swanwick (Old Earth Books)
No Award


Best Dramatic Presentation

Any production in any medium of dramatized science fiction, fantasy or related subjects which has been publicly presented for the first time in its present dramatic form during the previous calendar year.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (1492 Pictures/Heyday Films/Warner Bros.) Directed by Chris Columbus; Screenplay by Steven Kloves; David Heyman, Producer; Michael Barthan, Chris Columbus, Duncan Henderson & Mark Radcliff, Excutive Producers.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (New Line Cinema/The Saul Zaentz Company/WingNut Films) Directed by Peter Jackson; Screenplay by Fran Walsh & Phillipa Boyens & Peter Jackson; Peter Jackson, Barrie M. Osborne and Tim Sanders, Producers; Michael Lynne, Mark Ordesky, Robert Shaye, Bob Weinstein and Harvey Weinstein, Executive Producers.
Monsters, Inc. (Pixar Animation Studios/Walt Disney Pictures) Directed by Peter Docter, David Silverman and Lee Unkrich. Story by Jill Culton, Peter Docter, Ralph Eggleston and Jeff Pidgeon. Darla K. Anderson, Producer. John Lasseter and Andrew Stanton, Executive Producers.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer "Once More, With Feeling" (Fox Television Studios/Mutant Enemy, Inc.) Written & Directed by Joss Whedon. Joss Whedon and Marti Noxon, Executive Producers.
Shrek (DreamWorks SKG/Pacific Data Images). Directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson. Written by Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio and Joe Stillman and Roger S. H. Schulman. Jeffrey Katzenberg, Aron Warner and John H. Williams, Producers. Penney Finkelman Cox and Sandra Rabins, Executive Producers.
No Award


Best Professional Editor

The editor of a professional publication devoted primarily to science fiction or fantasy in 2001.

Ellen Datlow (SCI FICTION and anthologies)
Gardner Dozois (Asimov's)
Patrick Nielsen Hayden (Tor Books; Starlight anthology series)
Stanley Schmidt (Analog)
Gordon Van Gelder (F&SF)
No Award


Best Professional Artist

An artist or illustrator whose work appeared in a professional publication in the field of science fiction or fantasy in 2001.

Jim Burns
Bob Eggleton
Frank Kelly Freas
Donato Giancola
Michael Whelan
No Award


Best Semiprozine

A generally available non-professional publication (average print run of fewer than 10,000 copies per issue) devoted to science fiction or fantasy which has published 4 or more issues, at least one of them in 2001, and met at least two of the following criteria in 2001:

  1. Had an average press run of at least 1,000 copies per issue.
  2. Paid its contributors or staff in other than copies of the publication.
  3. Provided at least half the income of any one person.
  4. Had at least 15% of its total space occupied by advertising.
  5. Announced itself to be a "semiprozine".
Absolute Magnitude, edited by Warren Lapine
Interzone, edited by David Pringle
Locus, edited by Charles N. Brown
The New York Review of Science Fiction, edited by Kathryn Cramer, David Hartwell & Kevin J. Maroney
Speculations, edited by Susan Fry, published by Kent Brewster
No Award


Best Fanzine

A generally available non-professional publication devoted to science fiction, fantasy or related subjects which has published 4 or more issues, at least one of which appeared in 2001, and which does not qualify as a semiprozine.

File 770, edited by Mike Glyer
Ansible, edited by Dave Langford
Challenger, edited by Guy Lillian III
Mimosa, edited by Richard & Nicki Lynch
Plokta, edited by Alison Scott, Steve Davies & Mike Scott
No Award


Best Fan Writer

A person whose writing has appeared in fanzines, semiprozines or in generally available electronic media in 2001.

Jeff Berkwits
Bob Devney
John L. Flynn
Mike Glyer
Dave Langford
Steven H Silver
No Award


Best Fan Artist

An artist or illustrator whose work has appeared in fanzines, semiprozines, or was publicly displayed in 2001.

Sheryl Birkhead
Brad Foster
Teddy Harvia
Sue Mason
Frank Wu
No Award


Best Web Site

A web site primarily related to the fields of science fiction, fantasy or fandom; award will be given for material displayed on the World Wide Web during the calendar year 2001.

Locus Online, Mark R. Kelly editor/webmaster, Craig Engler, general manager
SF Site, Rodger Turner, publisher/managing editor
Strange Horizons, Mary Anne Mohanraj, editor-in-chief
Tangent Online, Dave Truesdale, senior editor; Tobias Buckell, webmaster
No Award


John W. Campbell Award

(Not a Hugo Award -- an award for best new science fiction writer, sponsored by Dell Magazines) A writer whose first work of science fiction or fantasy in a professional publication appeared during 2000 or 2001.

Tobias S. Buckell (second year of eligibility)
Alexander C. Irvine (second year of eligibility)
Wen Spencer (first year of eligibility)
Jo Walton (second year of eligibility)
Ken Wharton (first year of eligibility)
No Award


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