Thursday 26 April 2001
The Millennium Philcon, the World Science Fiction Convention to be held August 30 - Sept. 3, 2001, in Philadelphia, has announced nominations for this year's Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Nominations for the 1951 Retro Hugo Awards (for works published in 1950), were also announced. The convention press release includes nomination statistics.
- Calculating God, Robert J. Sawyer (Tor)
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling (Bloomsbury; Scholastic/Levine)
- Midnight Robber, Nalo Hopkinson (Warner Aspect)
- The Sky Road, Ken MacLeod (Orbit 1999; Tor 2000)
- A Storm of Swords, George R.R. Martin (HarperCollins Voyager; Bantam Spectra)
- "Oracle", Greg Egan (Asimov's Jul 2000)
- "Radiant Green Star", Lucius Shepard (Asimov's Aug 2000)
- "The Retrieval Artist", Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Analog Jun 2000)
- "A Roll of the Dice", Catherine Asaro (Analog Jul/Aug 2000)
- "Seventy-Two Letters", Ted Chiang (Vanishing Acts)
- "The Ultimate Earth", Jack Williamson (Analog Dec 2000)
- "Agape Among the Robots", Allen Steele (Analog May 2000; Imagination Fully Dilated, Vol. 2 IFD Publishing, May 2000)
- "Generation Gap", Stanley Schmidt (Artemis Spring 2000)
- "Millennium Babies", Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Asimov's Jan 2000)
- "On the Orion Line", Stephen Baxter (Asimov's Oct/Nov 2000)
- "Redchapel", Mike Resnick (Asimov's Dec 2000)
- SHORT STORY
- "Different Kinds of Darkness", David Langford (F&SF Jan 2000)
- "The Elephants on Neptune", Mike Resnick (Asimov's May 2000)
- "The Gravity Mine", Stephen Baxter (Asimov's Apr 2000)
- "Kaddish for the Last Survivor", Michael A. Burstein (Analog Nov 2000)
- "Moon Dogs", Michael Swanwick (Moon Dogs NESFA Press, Feb 2000; Asimov's Mar 2000)
- RELATED BOOK
- Concordance to Cordwainer Smith: Third Edition, Anthony R. Lewis (NESFA Press)
- Greetings from Earth: The Art of Bob Eggleton, Bob Eggleton & Nigel Suckling (Paper Tiger)
- Putting It Together: Turning Sow’s Ear Drafts into Silk Purse Stories, Mike Resnick (Wildside Press)
- Robert A. Heinlein: A Reader's Companion, James Gifford (Nitrosyncretic Press)
- Terry Pratchett: Guilty of Literature, Andrew M. Butler, Edward James & Farah Mendlesohn (The Science Fiction Foundation)
- DRAMATIC PRESENTATION
- Chicken Run
- Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
- Frank Herbert's Dune
- PROFESSIONAL EDITOR
- Ellen Datlow
- Gardner Dozois
- David G. Hartwell
- Stanley Schmidt
- Gordon Van Gelder
- PROFESSIONAL ARTIST
- Jim Burns
- Bob Eggleton
- Frank Kelly Freas
- Donato Giancola
- Michael Whelan
- Interzone, David Pringle, ed.
- Locus, Charles N. Brown, ed.
- The New York Review of Science Fiction, Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell & Kevin Maroney, eds.
- Science Fiction Chronicle, Andrew I. Porter, ed.
- Speculations, Denise Lee & Susan Fry eds., Kent Brewster, publisher
- Challenger, Guy Lillian III, ed.
- File 770, Mike Glyer, ed.
- Mimosa, Nicki & Richard Lynch, ed.
- Plokta, Alison Scott, Steve Davies & Mike Scott, eds.
- STET, Dick Smith & Leah Zeldes Smith, eds.
- FAN WRITER
- Bob Devney
- Mike Glyer
- Dave Langford
- Evelyn C. Leeper
- Steven H Silver
- FAN ARTIST
- Sheryl Birkhead
- Brad Foster
- Teddy Harvia
- Sue Mason
- Taral Wayne
John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (Not a Hugo)
- James L. Cambias (1st year of eligibility)
- Thomas Harlan (2nd year of eligibility)
- Douglas Smith (2nd year of eligibility)
- Kristine Smith (2nd year of eligibility)
- Jo Walton (1st year of eligibility)
This year's Hugo Ballot includes first-time fiction nominations for Dave Langford and Stanley Schmidt, who have both been nominated many times previously in other categories. Schmidt and David G. Hartwell lead all others in cumulative nominations without ever having won a Hugo; this year's ballot has Hartwell's 23rd and 24th nominations, Schmidt's 22nd and 23rd.
First-time Hugo nominees this year include novelists Nalo Hopkinson and Ken MacLeod, Related Book authors Nigel Suckling, James Gifford, and Andrew M. Butler, Edward James & Farah Mendlesohn, Speculations co-editor Susan Fry, and fan artists Sheryl Birkhead and Sue Mason.
Nominations were released by Hugo Co-Administrators Saul Jaffe and Rick Katze, and compiled using software developed by Jeff Copeland.