Aug. 29 to
Sept. 2, 2002
For immediate release: Thursday, September 5, 2002, 6:00
a.m. Pacific Daylight Time
2002 HUGO AWARD & CAMPBELL AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
The 2002 Hugo Awards for achievement in science fiction and fantasy were presented at a ceremony on Sunday, September 1 at the 60th World Science Fiction Convention, also known as "ConJosé." The Hugo Awards are presented by the World Science Fiction Society, whose membership consists of the members of the annual World Science Fiction Convention ("Worldcon").
The Hugo Awards were presented in the following 13 categories, along with the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.
Best Novel: American Gods by Neil Gaiman (Morrow)
Best Novella: "Fast Times at Fairmont High" by Vernor Vinge (The Collected Stories of Vernor Vinge, Tor)
Best Novelette: "Hell Is the Absence of God" by Ted Chiang (Starlight 3, Tor)
Best Short Story: "The Dog Said Bow-Wow" by Michael Swanwick (Asimov's 10-11/01)
Best Related Book: The Art of Chesley Bonestell by Ron Miller & Frederick C. Durant III, with Melvin H. Schuetz (Paper Tiger)
Best Dramatic Presentation: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship
of the Ring (New Line Cinema/The Saul Zaentz Company/WingNut Films)
Directed by Peter Jackson;
Best Professional Editor: Ellen Datlow (SciFiction)
Best Pro Artist: Michael Whelan
Best Semiprozine: Locus, edited by Charles N. Brown
Best Fanzine: Ansible, edited by Dave Langford
Best Fan Writer: Dave Langford
Best Fan Artist: Teddy Harvia
Best Web Site: Locus Online, Mark R. Kelly editor/webmaster
Each Worldcon has the right to add a one-time only additional category to the Hugo Awards. ConJosé used this authority to add Best Web Site to the 2002 Hugo Awards ballot.
John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer of 2000 or 2001: Jo Walton
The John W. Campbell Award, sponsored by Dell Magazines, is not a Hugo Award, but appears on the same ballot as the Hugo Awards and is administered in the same way as the Hugo Awards.
A detailed breakdown of the results, including the complete voting tallies for first, second, third, etc. places and the nomination counts for the nominees and at least the works or persons with the 15 highest nominating vote counts, is available on the ConJosé web site at http://www.conjose.org/wsfs/index.html.
The 2002 Worldcon, known as ConJosé, will take place at the McEnery Convention Center, San José, California from 29 August through 2 September 2002. More information about ConJosé, including current membership rates, is available from its web site (http://www.conjose.org/) or by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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