S-au stabilit nominalizarile oficiale la  Hugo Award. Acestea sunt :

Cel mai bun roman

Anathem – Neal Stephenson (Morrow; Atlantic UK)

The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins; Bloomsbury)

Little Brother – Cory Doctorow (Tor)

Saturn’s Children – Charles Stross (Ace; Orbit)

Zoe’s Tale -John Scalzi (Tor)

Cea mai buna nuvela

„The Erdmann Nexus” – Nancy Kress (Asimov’s Oct/Nov 2008)

„The Political Prisoner” – Charles Coleman Finlay (F&SF Aug 2008)

„The Tear” – Ian McDonald (Galactic Empires)

„True Names” – Benjamin Rosenbaum & Cory Doctorow (Fast Forward 2)

„Truth” – Robert Reed (Asimov’s Oct/Nov 2008)

Cea mai buna nuveleta

„Alastair Baffle’s Emporium of Wonders” -Mike Resnick (Asimov’s Jan 2008)

„The Gambler” – Paolo Bacigalupi (Fast Forward 2)

„Pride and Prometheus” – John Kessel (F&SF Jan 2008)

„The Ray-Gun: A Love Story” – James Alan Gardner (Asimov’s Feb 2008)

„Shoggoths in Bloom” – Elizabeth Bear (Asimov’s Mar 2008)

Cea mai bun povestire

„26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss” – Kij Johnson (Asimov’s Jul 2008)

Article of Faith” – Mike Resnick (Baen’s Universe Oct 2008)

„Evil Robot Monkey” – Mary Robinette Kowal (The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, Volume Two)

„Exhalation” – Ted Chiang (Eclipse Two)

„From Babel’s Fall’n Glory We Fled” – Michael Swanwick (Asimov’s Feb 2008)

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