2005 Hugo Award Shortlist Announced


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Best Web Site (311 nominating ballots)

* eFanzines (www.efanzines.com) ed. by Bill Burns
* Emerald City (www.emcit.com) ed. by Cheryl Morgan
* Locus Online (www.locusmag.com) ed. by Mark R. Kelly
* SciFiction (www.scifi.com/scifiction) ed. by Ellen Datlow, Craig Engler, general manager
* Strange Horizons (www.strangehorizons.com) Susan Marie Groppi, editor-in-chief
Best Fanzine (218 nominating ballots)

* Banana Wings ed. by Claire Brialey and Mark Plummer
* Challenger ed. by Guy H. Lillian III
* Chunga ed. by Randy Byers, Andy Hooper and Carl Juarez
* Emerald City ed. by Cheryl Morgan
* Plokta ed. by Alison Scott, Steve Davies and Mike Scott
Best Novel (424 nominating ballots)

* The Algebraist by Iain M. Banks (Orbit)
* Iron Council by China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan)
* Iron Sunrise by Charles Stross (Ace)
* Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke (Bloomsbury)
* River of Gods by Ian McDonald (Simon & Schuster)
Best Short Story (269 nominating ballots)

* “The Best Christmas Ever” by James Patrick Kelly (Sci Fiction, scifi.com 5/26/04)
* “Decisions” by Michael A. Burstein (Analog 01-02/04)
* “A Princess of Earth” by Mike Resnick (Asimov’s 12/04)
* “Shed Skin” by Robert J. Sawyer (Analog 01-02/04)
* “Travels with My Cats” by Mike Resnick (Asimov’s 02/04)
Best Professional Artist (232 nominating ballots)

* Jim Burns
* Bob Eggleton
* Frank Kelly Freas
* Donato Giancola
* John Picacio