2004 Hugo Award Nominees
Paladin of Souls — Lois McMaster Bujold (Eos)
Humans — Robert J. Sawyer (Tor Books)
Ilium — Dan Simmons (Eos)
Singularity Sky — Charles Stross (Ace Books)
Blind Lake — Robert Charles Wilson (Tor Books)
"Walk in Silence" — Catherine Asaro ( Analog , April 2003)
"The Empress of Mars" — Kage Baker ( Asimov's , July 2003)
"The Green Leopard Plague" — Walter Jon Williams ( Asimov's , Oct.–Nov. 2003)
"Just Like the Ones We Used to Know" — Connie Willis ( Asimov's , Dec. 2003)
"The Cookie Monster" — Vernor Vinge ( Analog , Oct. 2003)
"The Empire of Ice Cream" — Jeffrey Ford ( Sci Fiction , scifi.com, Feb. 2003)
"Bernardo's House" — James Patrick Kelly ( Asimov's , June 2003)
"Into the Gardens of Sweet Night" — Jay Lake ( Writers of the Future XIX , ed. Algis Budrys, Galaxy Press, 2003)
"Hexagons" — Robert Reed ( Asimov's , July 2003)
"Nightfall" — Charles Stross ( Asimov's , April 2003)
"Legions in Time" — Michael Swanwick ( Asimov's , April 2003)
"Paying It Forward" — Michael A. Burstein ( Analog , Sept. 2003)
"A Study in Emerald" — Neil Gaiman ( Shadows over Baker Street , ed. Michael Reaves & John Pelan, Del Rey, 2003)
"Four Short Novels" — Joe Haldeman ( Fantasy & Science Fiction , Oct.–Nov. 2003)
"The Tale of the Golden Eagle" — David D. Levine ( Fantasy & Science Fiction , June 2003)
"Robots Don't Cry" — Mike Resnick ( Asimov's , July 2003)
Scores: Reviews 1993–2003 — John Clute (Beccon Publications, 2003)
Spectrum 10: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art — Cathy & Arnie Fenner (Underwood Books, 2003)
The Chesley Awards for Science Fiction and Fantasy Art: A Retrospective — John Grant, Elizabeth L. Humphrey, & Pamela D. Scoville (Artist's & Photographer's Press Ltd., 2003)
Dreamer of Dune: The Biography of Frank Herbert — Brian Herbert (Tor Books, 2003)
The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases — Jeff VanderMeer & Mark Roberts (Night Shade Books, 2003)
Master Storyteller: An Illustrated Tour of the Fiction of L. Ron Hubbard — William J. Widder (Galaxy Press, 2003)
Dramatic Presentation, Short Form
"Chosen" — Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Mutant Enemy Inc./20th Century Fox). Written and directed by Joss Whedon.
"Gollum's Acceptance Speech at the 2003 MTV Movie Awards" (Wingnut Films/New Line Cinema). Written and directed by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson.
"Heart of Gold" — Firefly (Mutant Enemy Inc./20th Century Fox). Directed by Thomas J. Wright; written by Brett Matthews.
"The Message" — Firefly (Mutant Enemy Inc./20th Century Fox). Directed by Tim Minear; written by Joss Whedon & Tim Minear.
"Rosetta" — Smallville (Tollin/Robbins Productions/Warner Brothers). Directed by James Marshall; written by Al Gough & Miles Millar.
Dramatic Presentation, Long Form
28 Days Later (DNA Films/Fox Searchlight). Directed by Danny Boyle; written by Alex Garland.
Finding Nemo (Pixar/Walt Disney Pictures). Directed by Andrew Stanton & Lee Unkrich; screenplay by Andrew Stanton & Bob Peterson & David Reynolds; story by Andrew Stanton.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (New Line Cinema). Directed by Peter Jackson; screenplay by Fran Walsh & Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson; based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Walt Disney Pictures). Directed by Gore Verbinski; screenplay by Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio; screen story by Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio and Stuart Beattie and Jay Wolpert.
X2: X-Men United (20th Century Fox/Marvel). Directed by Bryan Singer; screenplay by Michael Dougherty & Dan Harris and David Hayter; story by Zak Penn and David Hayter & Bryan Singer.
Gordon Van Gelder
Frank Kelly Freas
Ansible, ed. Dave Langford
Interzone, ed. David Pringle
Locus, ed. Charles N. Brown, Jennifer A. Hall, and Kirsten Gong-Wong
The New York Review of Science Fiction, ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell, and Kevin Maroney
The Third Alternative, ed. Andy Cox
Challenger, ed. Guy H. Lillian III
Emerald City, ed. Cheryl Morgan
File 770, ed. Mike Glyer
Mimosa, ed. Rich and Nicki Lynch
Plokta, ed. Alison Scott, Steve Davies, and Mike Scott
John L. Flynn