2004 Hugo Award Nominations

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The Hugo Award Ceremony was held at Noreascon IV on Saturday, September 4, 2004. Photos from Noreascon 4. 2004 Hugo winners.

Best Novel

462 nominating ballots

Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold (Eos)

Humans by Robert Sawyer (Tor)

Ilium by Dan Simmons (Eos)

Singularity Sky by Charles Stross (Ace)

Blind Lake by Robert Charles Wilson (Tor)

Best Novella

215 nominating ballots

"Walk in Silence" by Catherine Asaro (Analog 4/03)

"Empress of Mars" by Kage Baker (Asimov's 7/03)

"The Green Leopard Plague" by Walter Jon Williams (Asimov's 10-11/03)

"Just Like the Ones We Used to Know" by Connie Willis (Asimov's 12/03)

"The Cookie Monster" by Vernor Vinge (Analog 10/03)

Best Novelette

243 ballots

"Empire of Ice Cream" by Jeffrey Ford (Sci Fiction scifi.com 2/03)

"Bernardo's House" by James Patrick Kelly (Asimov's 6/03)

"Into the Gardens of Sweet Night" by Jay Lake (Writers of the Future XIX Bridge)

"Hexagons" by Robert Reed (Asimov's 7/03)

"Nightfall" by Charles Stross (Asimov's 4/03)

"Legions in Time" by Michael Swanwick (Asimov's 4/03)

Best Short Story

310 nominating ballots

"Paying It Forward" by Michael A. Burstein (Analog 9/03)

"A Study in Emerald" by Neil Gaiman (Shadows over Baker Street Del Rey)

"Four Short Novels" by Joe Haldeman (F&SF 11/03)

"The Tale of the Golden Eagle" by David D. Levine (F&SF 6/03)

"Robots Don't Cry" by Mike Resnick (Asimov's 7/03)

Best Non-fiction Book

243 nominating ballots

Scores: Reviews 1993--2003 by John Clute (Beccon Publications)

Spectrum 10: The Best in Fantastic Contemporary Art Cathy & Arnie Fenner, eds. (Underwood Books)

The Chesley Awards for SF & Fantasy Art: A Retrospective, John Grant, Elizabeth L. Humphrey, & Pamela D. Scoville, eds. (Artist's & Photographer's Press Ltd.)

Dreamer of Dune: The Biography of Frank Herbert by Brian Herbert (Tor)

The Thackery T. Lambshead Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases by Jeff Vandermeer & Mark Roberts (Night Shade Books)

Master Storyteller: An Illustrated Tour of the Fiction of L. Ron Hubbard by William J. Widder (Bridge)

Best Dramatic Presentation

363 nominating ballots

28 Days Later (DNA Films/Fox Searchlight). Directed by Danny Boyle; written by Alex Garland.

Finding Nemo (Pixar/Walt Disney Pictures). Directed by Andrew Stanton & Lee Unkrich; screenplay by Andrew Stanton, Bob Peterson & David Reynolds; story by Andrew Stanton.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (New Line Cinema). Directed by Peter Jackson; screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson; based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Walt Disney Pictures). Directed by Gore Verbinski; screenplay by Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio; screen story by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie & Jay Wolpert.

X2: X-Men United (20th Century Fox/Marvel). Directed by Bryan Singer; screenplay by Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris & David Hayter; story by Zak Penn, David Hayter & Bryan Singer.

Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form

212 nominating ballots

"Chosen," Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Mutant Enemy Inc./20th Century Fox). Written and directed by Joss Whedon.

"Gollum's Acceptance Speech at the 2004 MTV Movie Awards" (Wingnut Films/New Line Cinema). Written and directed by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson.

"Heart of Gold," Firefly (Mutant Enemy Inc./20th Century Fox). Directed by Thomas J. Wright; written by Brett Matthews.

"Message," Firefly (Mutant Enemy Inc./20th Century Fox). Directed by Tim Minear; written by Joss Whedon & Tim Minear.

"Rosetta," Smallville (Tollin/Robbins Productions/Warner Brothers). Directed by James Marshall; written by Al Gough & Miles Millar.

Best Professional Editor

319 nominating ballots

Ellen Datlow

Gardner Dozois

David G. Hartwell

Stanley Schmidt

Gordon Van Gelder

Best Professional Artist

241 nominating ballots

Jim Burns

Bob Eggleton

Frank Frazetta

Frank Kelly Freas

Donato Giancola

Best Semiprozine

199 nominating ballots

Ansible, edited by Dave Langford

Interzone, edited by David Pringle

Locus, edited by Charles N. Brown, Jennifer A. Hall and Kirsten Gong-Wong

The New York Review of Science Fiction, edited by Kathryn Cramer, David Hartwell & Kevin J. Maroney

Third Alternative, ed. Andy Cox

Best Fanzine

211 ballots

Challenger edited by Guy Lillian, III

Emerald City edited by Cheryl Morgan

File 770 edited by Mike Glyer

Mimosa edited by Rich & Nicki Lynch

Plokta edited by Alison Scott, Steve Davies & Mike Scott

Best Fan Writer

260 nominating ballots

Jeff Berkwits

Bob Devney

John L. Flynn

Dave Langford

Cheryl Morgan

Best Fan Artist

190 nominating ballots

Brad Foster

Teddy Harvia

Sue Mason

Steve Stiles

Frank Wu

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer

Sponsored by Dell Magazines

192 nominating ballots

Jay Lake (2nd year of eligibility)

David D. Levine (2nd year of eligibility)

Karin Lowachee (2nd year of eligibility)

Chris Moriarty (1st year of eligibility)

Tim Pratt (2nd year of eligibility)

2003 Hugo nominees.
2005 Hugo nominees