Guest Author - Laura Lehman
The 2004 Hugo Award Winners were announced on September 4th at the 63rd World Science Fiction Convention (Noreascon 4) in Boston.
Best Novel: Paladin of Souls: A Novel by Lois McMaster Bujold
Best Novella: "The Cookie Monster" by Vernor Vinge (published in Analog Science Fiction, October 2003)
Best Novelette: "Legions in Time" by Michael Swanwick (published in Asimovís, April 2003)
Best Short Story: "A Study in Emerald" by Neil Gaiman (published in Shadows Over Baker Street)
Best Related Book: The Chesley Awards for Science Fiction and Fantasy Art: A Retrospective by John Grant, Elizabeth L. Humphrey, and Pamela D. Scoville
Best Professional Editor: Gardner Dozois
Best Professional Artist: Bob Eggleton
Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form: Gollumís Acceptance Speech at the 2003 MTV Movie Awards
Best Semi-Prozine: Locus, Charles N. Brown, Jennifer A. Hall, and Kirsten Gong-Wong, eds.
Best Fanzine: Emerald City, Cheryl Morgan, ed.
Best Fan Writer: Dave Langford
Best Fan Artist: Frank Wu
1954 Retro Hugo Winners
The 1954 Retro Hugos were also awarded at the 2004 Worldcon.
Best Novel: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Best Novella: A Case of Conscience by James Blish
Best Novelette: "Earthman, Come Home" by James Blish (available in Cities in Flight)
Best Short Story: "The Nine Billion Names of God" by Arthur C. Clarke (available in The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke)
Best Related Book: Conquest of the Moon by Wernher von Braun, Fred L.
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Best Professional Editor: John W. Campbell, Jr.
Best Professional Artist: Chesley Bonestell
Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form: The War of the Worlds
Best Fanzine: Slant, Walter Willis, ed.; James White, art editor
Best Fan Writer: Bob Tucker