The Speek of Dark, Elizabeth Moon (Ballantine)
Coraline, Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins)
"The Empire of Ice Cream", Jeffrey Ford (Sci Fiction, 26 Feb 2003)
"What I Didn't See", Karen Joy Fowler (Sci Fiction 10 Jul 2002)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair & Peter Jackson (New Line Cinema; based on the novel by J. R. R. Tolkien)
Other awards, as previously announced, were presented: the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award was given to Robert Silverberg, and the Service to SFWA Awards were presented to Ann Crispin and Michael Capobianco.