2002 Hugo Awards

2002 Hugo Award Trophy Presented at: ConJosé, San José, California, August 29 – September 2, 2002

Toastmaster: Tad Williams

Base design: Don Simpson

Awards Administration: John Lorentz, Ruth Sachter, Kevin Standlee

Of the 626 total valid nominating ballots received, 371 were cast electronically through the ConJosé web site and 255 received by mail: 389 from members of ConJosé (236 voting electronically, 153 by mail) and 237 from members of the Millennium Philcon (135 voting electronically, 102 by mail). 924 valid final voting ballots were received (681 electronic, 226 by mail, 17 by fax), with an additional 16 invalid ballots.

Full Nominating and Final Ballot Voting Details (PDF)

Best Novel

  • American Gods by Neil Gaiman [Morrow, 2001]
  • The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold [Eos, 2001]
  • Passage by Connie Willis [Bantam, 2001]
  • Perdido Street Station by China Miéville [Macmillan, 2000; Del Rey, 2001; Fleuve noir, 2003]
  • The Chronoliths by Robert Charles Wilson [Tor, 2001]
  • Cosmonaut Keep by Ken MacLeod [Orbit, 2000; Tor, 2001]

Best Novella

  • “Fast Times at Fairmont High” by Vernor Vinge [The Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge (Tor), 2001]
  • “Stealing Alabama” by Allen M. Steele [Asimov’s Jan 2001]
  • “May Be Some Time” by Brenda W. Clough [Analog Apr 2001]
  • “The Chief Designer” by Andy Duncan [Asimov’s Jun 2001]
  • “The Diamond Pit” by Jack Dann [Jubilee, 2001; F&SF Jun 2001]

Best Novelette

  • “Hell Is the Absence of God” by Ted Chiang [Starlight #3 (Tor), 2001]
  • “The Days Between” by Allen Steele [Asimov’s Mar 2001]
  • “Undone” by James Patrick Kelly [Asimov’s Jun 2001]
  • “Lobsters” by Charles Stross [Asimov’s Jun 2001]
  • “The Return of Spring” by Shane Tourtellotte [Analog Nov 2001]

Best Short Story

  • “The Dog Said Bow-Wow” by Michael Swanwick [Asimov’s Oct/Nov 2001]
  • “The Bones of the Earth” by Ursula K. Le Guin [Tales from Earthsea (Harcourt), 2001]
  • “Old MacDonald Had a Farm” by Mike Resnick [Asimov’s Sep 2001]
  • “The Ghost Pit” by Stephen Baxter [Asimov’s Jul 2001]
  • “Spaceships” by Michael A. Burstein [Analog Jun 2001]

Best Related Book

  • The Art of Chesley Bonestell by Ron Miller and Frederick C. Durant III with Melvin H. Schuetz [Paper Tiger, 2001]
  • Being Gardner Dozois by Michael Swanwick [Old Earth Books, 2001]
  • J. R. R. Tolkien: Author of the Century by Tom Shippey [HarperCollins, 2000; Houghton Mifflin, 2001]
  • Meditations on Middle-Earth by Karen Haber [St. Martin’s, 2001]
  • The Art of Richard Powers by Richard Powers and Jane Frank [Paper Tiger, 2001]
  • I Have This Nifty Idea…Now What Do I Do with It? by Mike Resnick [Wildside Press, 2001]

Best Dramatic Presentation

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) [New Line Cinema/The Saul Zaentz Company/WingNut Films] Directed by Peter Jackson; Screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philipa Boyens & Peter Jackson; based on the book The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien; Peter Jackson, Barrie M. Osborne and Tim Sanders, Producers; Bob Weinstein and Harvey Weinstein, Executive Producers
  • Shrek (2001) [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; Story by Edmund Fong and Ken Harsha; Additional dialog by Cody Cameron & Chris Miller & Conrad Vernon; Jeffrey Katzenberg, Aron Warner and John H. Williams, Producers; Penney Finkelman Cox and Sandra Rabins, Executive Producers
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001) [1492 Pictures/Heyday Films/Warner Brothers] Directed by Chris Columbus; Screenplay by Steven Kloves; David Heyman, Producer; Michael Barthan, Chris Columbus, Duncan Henderson and Mark Radcliff, Executive Producers
  • Monsters, Inc. (2001) [Pixar Animation/Disney] Directed by Pete Docter, David Silverman and Lee Unkrich; Screenplay by Dan Gerson & Andrew Stanton; Story by Jill Culton & Peter Docter & Ralph Eggleston & Jeff Pidgeon; Additional screenplay material by Robert L. Baird & Rhett Reese & Jonathan Roberts; Darla K. Anderson, Producer; John Lasseter and Andrew Stanton, Executive Producers
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer – “Once More, with Feeling” (2001) [Fox Television Studios/Mutant Enemy, Inc.] Written and directed by Joss Whedon; Joss Whedon and Marti Noxon, Executive Producers

Best Professional Editor

  • Ellen Datlow
  • Gardner Dozois
  • Stanley Schmidt
  • Patrick Nielsen Hayden
  • Gordon Van Gelder

Best Professional Artist

  • Michael Whelan
  • Bob Eggleton
  • Frank Kelly Freas
  • Donato Giancola
  • Jim Burns

Best Semiprozine

  • Locus ed. by Charles N. Brown
  • Interzone ed. by David Pringle
  • The New York Review of Science Fiction ed. by Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell and Kevin J. Maroney
  • Speculations ed. by Susan Fry and Kent Brewster
  • Absolute Magnitude ed. by Warren Lapine

Best Fanzine

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

Best Fan Writer

  • Dave Langford
  • Mike Glyer
  • Steven H Silver
  • Bob Devney
  • John L. Flynn
  • Jeff Berkwits

Best Fan Artist

  • Teddy Harvia
  • Brad Foster
  • Sue Mason
  • Frank Wu
  • Sheryl Birkhead

Best Web Site

  • Locus Online (www.locusmag.com) by Mark R. Kelly
  • Scifi.Com (www.scifi.com) by Craig Engler
  • SF Site (www.sfsite.com) by Rodger Turner
  • Strange Horizons (www.strangehorizons.com) by Mary Anne Mohanraj
  • Tangent Online (www.tangentonline.com) by Dave Truesdale and Tobias S. Buckell

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer

  • Jo Walton*
  • Alexander C. Irvine*
  • Ken Wharton
  • Wen Spencer
  • Tobias S. Buckell*

*Finalist in their 2nd year of eligibility