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ellen
Posted on Friday, April 09, 2004 - 07:52 pm:   

2003 Hugo Award Nominees
Best Novel (462 ballots)

* Paladin of Souls — Lois McMaster Bujold (Eos)
* Humans — Robert Sawyer (Tor Books)
* Ilium — Dan Simmons (Eos)
* Singularity Sky — Charles Stross (Ace Books)
* Blind Lake — Robert Charles Wilson (Tor Books)

Best Novella (215 ballots)

* "Walk in Silence" — Catherine Asaro (Analog, April 2003)
* "Empress of Mars" — Kage Baker (Asimov's, July 2003)
* "The Green Leopard Plague" — Walter Jon Williams (Asimov's, Oct.–Nov. 2003)
* "Just Like the Ones We Used to Know" — Connie Willis (Asimov's, Dec. 2003)
* "The Cookie Monster" — Vernor Vinge (Analog, Oct. 2003)

Best Novelette (243 ballots)

* "Empire of Ice Cream" — Jeffrey Ford (Sci Fiction, scifi.com, Feb. 2003)
* "Bernardo's House" — James Patrick Kelly (Asimov's, June 2003)
* "Into the Gardens of Sweet Night" — Jay Lake (Writers of the Future XIX, Bridge, 2003)
* "Hexagons" — Robert Reed (Asimov's, July 2003)
* "Nightfall" — Charles Stross (Asimov's, April 2003)
* "Legions in Time" — Michael Swanwick (Asimov's, April 2003)

Best Short Story (310 ballots)

* "Paying It Forward" — Michael A. Burstein (Analog, Sept. 2003)
* "A Study in Emerald" — Neil Gaiman (Shadows over Baker Street, Del Rey, 2003)
* "Four Short Novels" — Joe Haldeman (Fantasy & Science Fiction, Nov. 2003)
* "The Tale of the Golden Eagle" — David D. Levine (Fantasy & Science Fiction, June 2003)
* "Robots Don't Cry" — Mike Resnick (Asimov's, July 2003)

Best Related Book (243 ballots)

* Scores: Reviews 1993–2003 — John Clute (Beccon Publications, 2003)
* Spectrum 10: The Best in Fantastic Contemporary Art — Cathy & Arnie Fenner (Underwood Books, 2003)
* The Chesley Awards for SF & Fantasy Art: A Retrospective — John Grant, Elizabeth L. Humphrey, & Pamela D. Scoville (Artist's & Photographer's Press Ltd., 2003)
* Dreamer of Dune: The Biography of Frank Herbert — Brian Herbert (Tor Books, 2003)
* The Thackery T. Lambshead Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases — Jeff Vandermeer & Mark Roberts (Night Shade Books, 2003)
* Master Storyteller: An Illustrated Tour of the Fiction of L. Ron Hubbard — William J. Widder (Bridge, 2003)

Best Dramatic Presentation — Long Form (363 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 ballots)

* "Chosen" — Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Mutant Enemy Inc./20th Century Fox). Written and directed by Joss Whedon.
* "Gollum's Acceptance Speech at the 2003 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 ballots)

* Ellen Datlow
* Gardner Dozois
* David Hartwell
* Stanley Schmidt
* Gordon Van Gelder

Best Professional Artist (241 ballots)

* Jim Burns
* Bob Eggleton
* Frank Frazetta
* Frank Kelly Freas
* Donato Giancola

Best Semi-Prozine (199 ballots)

* Ansible, ed. Dave Langford
* Interzone, ed. David Pringle
* Locus, ed. Charles N. Brown, Jennifer A. Hall, and Kirsten Gong-Wong
* The New York Review of Science Fiction, ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell, and Kevin Maroney
* Third Alternative, ed. Andy Cox

Best Fanzine (211 ballots)

* Challenger, ed. Guy H. Lillian III
* Emerald City, ed. Cheryl Morgan
* File 770, ed. Mike Glyer
* Mimosa, ed. Rich and Nicki Lynch
* Plokta, ed. Alison Scott, Steve Davies, and Mike Scott

Best Fan Writer (260 ballots)

* Jeff Berkwits
* Bob Devney
* John L. Flynn
* Dave Langford
* Cheryl Morgan

Best Fan Artist (190 ballots)

* Brad Foster
* Teddy Harvia
* Sue Mason
* Steve Stiles
* Frank Wu

The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (192 ballots)

* Jay Lake (second year of eligibility)
* David D. Levine (second year of eligibility)
* Karin Lowachee (second year of eligibility)
* Chris Moriarty (first year of eligibility)
* Tim Pratt (second year of eligibility)

Note: This award is not a Hugo; it is sponsored by Dell Magazines.
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Chris Dodson
Posted on Friday, April 09, 2004 - 10:41 pm:   

Congrats on the Best Editor nomination, and on Jeffrey Ford's SCIFICTION nominee. Right now I'm in the midst of trying to figure out if I'll be financially able to attend Noreascon; hopefully, I'll be able to go (and to vote).

Chris Dodson
http://www.livejournal.com/users/loveboatcaptain/
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chance
Posted on Saturday, April 10, 2004 - 05:40 am:   

Congratulations, and well deserved.
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Michael Walsh
Posted on Saturday, April 10, 2004 - 09:02 am:   

"hopefully, I'll be able to go (and to vote)"

Ah, thou needest not attend to vote . . .
Worldcon has a non-attending membership that allows one to get publications and vote. Go to the Noreascon site.

But attending is more fun . . .
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ellen
Posted on Saturday, April 10, 2004 - 09:16 am:   

Thanks Chris and chance--I'm more excited about Jeff's story being nominated than my own nomination. For anyone who hasn't yet read it it's in our archives at
http://www.scifi.com/scifiction/originals/originals_archive/ford4/ford41.html
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Matthew
Posted on Saturday, April 10, 2004 - 11:22 am:   

How come Asimov's got so many nominations? I think that F&SF and SCI-FICTION have been publishing just as much quality material. Not that I don't like Asimov's.
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ellen
Posted on Saturday, April 10, 2004 - 02:39 pm:   

Matthew,
I assume that's a rhetorical question.

The world of award nominations works mysteriously. I'm assuming fewer people read SCIFICTION (which is silly, as it's free). Don't know about F&SF.

We had the same problem with OMNI after the first couple of years when we published at least 5-6 stories per issue. Once we went down to 2-3 it was much more difficult for us to get nominations. I'm guessing the fans were angry at the magazine for not living up to its expectations of being an sf magazine.
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Matthew
Posted on Saturday, April 10, 2004 - 04:18 pm:   

Just saying it is fair. Of course, life isn't either.
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Chris Dodson
Posted on Saturday, April 10, 2004 - 08:18 pm:   

I think one problem might be that many people still don't like to read stories online. It's a silly prejudice, but it does exist. I would like to see more SCIFICTION nominees, but at the same time I think both Asimov's and F&SF are equally deserving, so I'm happy to see any of those on the ballot, in whatever quantity.

Chris Dodson
http://www.livejournal.com/users/loveboatcaptain/
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Chris Dodson
Posted on Saturday, April 10, 2004 - 08:25 pm:   

Whoa, I just realized that SCIFICTION is a Hugo ballot virgin -- that's unbelievable considering all the great stories you've published over the past four years.

So double congrats! :-)
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Ellen
Posted on Saturday, April 10, 2004 - 09:25 pm:   

Especially, for some reason sf fans. They are often utter luddites.

Yes, I'm thrilled that we finally got a story on there.
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Chris Dodson
Posted on Saturday, April 10, 2004 - 10:04 pm:   

I've noticed that, too, about SF fans being Luddites. I hardly ever see horror fans griping about having to read stories online, but I see it all the time with SF fans. It's probably hypocritical of me to say that, though, as I have my own Luddite tendencies -- I absolutely refuse to get behind the wheel of an automobile.

Oh well, hypocritical or not, I still think it's silly.
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ellen
Posted on Sunday, April 11, 2004 - 08:02 am:   

When we started doing online chats at OMNI it was the writers who didn't know how to or were resistent. The nonfiction people --scientists, futurists, etc had no problem.
There's been a great improvement over the past 7 years or so but sf writers and readers are certainly not "early adaptors." ;-)
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LeslieWHat
Posted on Sunday, April 11, 2004 - 09:31 am:   

Good work. Congrats and Wombats!
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ellen
Posted on Sunday, April 11, 2004 - 11:29 am:   

Thanks Leslie--and I just found out THE DARK won the IHG Award (see upstream)!!! Yayyy!
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EDatlow
Posted on Monday, July 12, 2004 - 09:20 am:   

For anyone interested, here is a dense and interesting analysis of Jeffrey Ford's novelette "The Empire of Ice Cream."
http://www.sfreader.com/article007.asp
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Ellen Datlow
Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 - 07:32 am:   

And the Hugo nominations are out:

Hugo and Campbell Awards Nominations

L.A.con IV, the 64th World Science Fiction Convention to be held in Anaheim, California, 23-27 August 2006, has released nominations for this year's Hugo Awards, and for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. The listing here is alphabetical first by title, then by nominee.

NOVEL
# Accelerando, Charles Stross (Ace; Orbit)
# A Feast for Crows, George R. R. Martin (Voyager; Bantam Spectra)
# Learning the World, Ken MacLeod (Orbit; Tor)
# Old Man's War, John Scalzi (Tor)
# Spin, Robert Charles Wilson (Tor)

NOVELLA
# Burn, James Patrick Kelly (Tachyon)
# "Identity Theft", Robert J. Sawyer (Down These Dark Spaceways, SFBC)
# "Inside Job", Connie Willis (Asimov's Jan 2005)
# "The Little Goddess", Ian McDonald (Asimov's Jun 2005)
# "Magic for Beginners", Kelly Link (Magic for Beginners, Small Beer Press; F&SF Sep 2005)

NOVELETTE
# "The Calorie Man", Paolo Bacigalupi (F&SF Oct/Nov 2005)
# "I, Robot", Cory Doctorow (The Infinite Matrix 15 Feb 2005)
# "The King of Where-I-Go", Howard Waldrop (Sci Fiction 7 Dec 2005)
# "TelePresence", Michael A. Burstein (Analog Jul/Aug 2005)
# "Two Hearts", Peter S. Beagle (F&SF Oct/Nov 2005)

SHORT STORY
# "The Clockwork Atom Bomb", Dominic Green (Interzone May/Jun 2005)
# "Down Memory Lane", Mike Resnick (Asimov's Apr/May 2005)
# "Seventy-Five Years", Michael A. Burstein (Analog Jan/Feb 2005)
# "Singing My Sister Down", Margo Lanagan (Black Juice, Allen & Unwin; Eos)
# "Tk'tk'tk", David D. Levine (Asimov's Mar 2005)

RELATED BOOK
# Science Fiction Quotations, Gary Westfahl (Yale)
# The SEX Column and Other Misprints, David Langford (Cosmos)
# Soundings: Reviews 1992-1996, Gary K. Wolfe (Beccon)
# Storyteller: Writing Lessons and More from 27 Years of the Clarion Writers' Workshop, Kate Wilhelm (Small Beer Press)
# Transformations: The Story of the Science Fiction Magazines from 1950 to 1970, Mike Ashley (Liverpool)

DRAMATIC PRESENTATION: LONG FORM
# Batman Begins (Warner Bros., directed by Christopher Nolan; Story by David S. Goyer; Screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goye; Based on the character created by Bob Kane)
# The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Walt Disney Pictures/Walden Media; Directed by Andrew Adamsom; Screenplay by Ann Peacock and Andrew Adamson and Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely; Based on the novel by C.S. Lewis)
# Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Warner Bros.; Directed by Mike Newell; Screenplay by Steven Kloves; Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling)
# Serenity (Universal Pictures/Mutant Enemy, Inc.; Written & Directed by Joss Whedon)
# Wallace & Gromit in the Curse of the Were-Rabbit (Dreamworks Animation/Aardman Animation; Directed by Nick Park & Steve Box; Screenplay by Steve Box & Nick Park and Bob Baker and Mark Burton)

DRAMATIC PRESENTATION: SHORT FORM
# Battlestar Galactica: "Pegasus" (NBC Universal/British Sky Broadcasting; Directed by Michael Rymer; Written by Anne Cofell Saunders)
# Doctor Who: "The Empty Child" & "The Doctor Dances" (BBC Wales/BBC1; Directed by James Hawes; Written by Steven Moffat)
# Doctor Who: "Dalek" (BBC Wales/BBC1; Directed by Joe Ahearne; Written by Robert Shearman)
# Doctor Who: "Father's Day" (BBC Wales/BBC1; Directed by Joe Ahearne; Written by Paul Cornell)
# Jack-Jack Attack (Walt Disney Pictures/Pixar Animation; Written & Directed by Brad Bird)
# Lucas Back in Anger (Reductio Ad Absurdum Productions; Directed by Phil Raines; Written by Phil Raines and Ian Sorensen)
# Prix Victor Hugo Awards Ceremony (Opening Speech and Framing Device; Written and performed by Paul McAuley and Kim Newman; Directed by Mike & Debby Moir)

PROFESSIONAL EDITOR
# Ellen Datlow
# David G. Hartwell
# Stanley Schmidt
# Gordon Van Gelder
# Sheila Williams

PROFESSIONAL ARTIST
# Jim Burns
# Bob Eggleton
# Donato Giancola
# Stephan Martiniere
# John Picacio
# Michael Whelan

SEMIPROZINE
# Ansible, David Langford, ed.
# Emerald City, Cheryl Morgan, ed.
# Interzone, Andy Cox, ed.
# Locus, Charles N. Brown, Kirsten Gong-Wong & Liza Groen Trombi, eds.
# The New York Review of Science Fiction, Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell & Kevin Maroney, eds.

FANZINE
# Banana Wings, Claire Brialey & Mark Plummer, eds.
# Challenger, Guy H. Lillian III, ed.
# Chunga, Andy Hooper, Randy Byers & carl juarez, eds.
# File 770, Mike Glyer, ed.
# Plokta, Alison Scott, Steve Davies & Mike Scott, eds.

FAN WRITER
# Claire Brialey
# John Hertz
# Dave Langford
# Cheryl Morgan
# Steven H Silver

FAN ARTIST
# Brad Foster
# Teddy Harvia
# Sue Mason
# Steve Stiles
# Frank Wu

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer [Not a Hugo]

# K. J. Bishop (second year of eligibility)
# Sarah Monette (second year of eligibility)
# Chris Roberson (second year of eligibility)
# Brandon Sanderson (first year of eligibility)
# John Scalzi (first year of eligibility)
# Steph Swainston (second year of eligibility)
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John Picacio
Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 - 07:58 am:   

Congrats on your Best Editor nomination, Ellen!!
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Ellen Datlow
Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 - 09:39 am:   

thanks John and your Best Artist nomination. Hooray for us !
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Jay Caselberg
Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2006 - 04:10 am:   

Congrats, Ellen. I wish you good fortune.
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Ellen Datlow
Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2006 - 09:48 am:   

Hi Jay,
Thanks :-)
So when are you going to be in the same city I'm in? I'm missing London this year.
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Jay Caselberg
Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2006 - 09:53 pm:   

Ah, Ellen, I wish I knew at this stage. The world is in a strange state of flux.
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Joseph Paul Haines
Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 04:14 am:   

Best of luck, Ellen. Although, in my not so humble opinion, it isn't necessary.

By the way, any interesting prospects on a new editing gig? Those of us with a taste for Ellen-picked fiction would love to know. (And of course, a simple, "yes," will suffice in case you want to keep the jinx at bay.)
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Ellen Datlow
Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 - 07:59 am:   

Thanks Joseph.
I'm working on a bunch of anthologies, at least two of which should be out in 2007. Plus I may be guest editing a magazine that would come out in 07. So keep searching the skies. I'll certainly announce things as they come out (or in production).

The Coyote Road: Trickster Tales has been turned in to Viking and will be out in 2007. That's the YA antho in the series starting with The Green Man and The Faery Reel.

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