- Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
- The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
- Anathem by Neal Stephenson
- Zoe's Tale by John Scalzi
- Saturn's Children by Charles Stross
- "True Names" by Cory Doctorow and Benjamin Rosenbaum (Fast Forward 2)
- "The Political Prisoner" by Charles Coleman Finlay (F&SF, August 2008)
- "The Erdmann Nexus" by Nancy Kress (Asimov's, October/November 2008)
- "The Tear" by Ian McDonald (Galactic Empires)
- "Truth" by Robert Reed (Asimov's, October/November 2008)
- "The Gambler" by Paolo Bacigalupi (Fast Forward 2)
- "Shoggoths in Bloom" by Elizabeth Bear (Asimov's, March 2008)
- "The Ray-Gun: A Love Story" by James Alan Gardner (Asimov's, February 2008)
- "Pride and Prometheus" by John Kessel (F&SF, January 2008)
- "Alastair Baffle's Emporium of Wonders" by Mike Resnick (Asimov's, January 2008)
Best Short Story:
- "Exhalation" by Ted Chiang (Eclipse 2)
- "26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss" by Kij Johnson (Asimov's, July 2008)
- "Evil Robot Monkey" by Mary Robinette Kowal (The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, Volume Two)
- "Article of Faith" by Mike Resnick (Baen's Universe, October 2008)
- "From Babel's Fall'n Glory We Fled" by Michael Swanwick (Asimov's, February 2008)
I note, by the way, that it's been a very good year for Asimov's, and somewhat less so for original story anthologies, but not such a good year for the other print magazines. This despite the fact that Asimov's was the most wildly inconsistent market I read in 2008--quite a few outstanding stories, lots of terrible ones, and very little in between.
The Best Dramatic Presentation: Long Form ballot is too boring to discuss except for the presence of the audiobook METAtropolis, though I suspect that's mainly due to the Scalzi effect.
Best Dramatic Presentation: Short Form:
- Battlestar Galactica, "Revelations"
- Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
- Doctor Who, "Silence in the Library"/"The Forests of the Dead"
- Doctor Who, "Turn Left"
- Lost, "The Constant"
Rather shockingly, no one seems to have done this yet: in the fiction categories, there are
I'll probably wait until all the nominated stories are online before I start posting my shortlist reviews. I think I need a short Hugo break right now.