Wednesday, January 18, 2006

My Hugo votes

Well, I mailed in my membership for Lagon IV (which is the World Con this year) and sent along my Hugo nomination ballot. I only nominated in the "literary" categories; I really don't have high opinion of the movies or TV shows out there. Here are my nominees:

Best Novel:
Effendi - John Courtenay Grimwood (Earthlight).
Counting Heads - Dave Marusek (Tor).
The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl - Tim Pratt (Bantam Spectra).
Accelerando - Charles Stross (Ace).
Rocket Science - Jay Lake (Fairwood Press).

Best Novella:
Shadow Twin - Gardner Dozois, George R.R. Martin, Daniel Abraham (Asimov's April/May).
Bank Run - Tom Purdom (Asimov's Oct/Nov.)
Sanctuary - Michael Burstein (Analog Sept.)
Boys and Girls Come Out to Play - Michael Swanwick (Asimov's July).
The Little Goddess - Ian McDonald (Asimov's June).

Best Novelette:
The King of Where-I-Go - Howard Waldrop (SciFiction, Dec.)
In the Loop - Brian Plante (Analog, July/August).
City of Reason - Matt Jarpe (Asimov's January).
Second Person, Present Tense - Daryl Gregory (Asimov's Sept.)
The Edge of Nowhere - James Patrick Kelly (Asimov's June).

Best Short Stories:
The Bravest Girl I Ever Knew - Howard Waldrop (King Kong Unbound original anthology)
A Horse of the Different Color (That You Rode In On) - Howard Waldrop (SciFiction, Nov.)
A Rocket for the Republic - Lou Antonelli (Asimov's, Sept.)
The Cast Iron Dybbuk - Lou Antonelli (Andromeda Spaceways In-Flight Magazine, June/July).
The Ice Cream Man - James Van Pelt (Asimov's June).

Best Professional Editor:
Ellen Datlow
Stanley Schmidt
Gordon Van Gelder

Best Semiprozine:
Andromeda Spaceways In-flight Magazine
Beyond Centauri
Continuum Science Fiction
Nova Science Fiction

Best Fanzine:
Pablo Lennis (John Thiel)

John W. Campbell Award:
Lou Antonelli

1 comment:

  1. Hey, thanks! But it looks like Worldcon members preferred my other stories this year...


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