- "Lighting Out" Ken MacLeod (disLocations; NewCon Press)
- "Terminal" Chaz Brenchley (disLocations; NewCon Press)
- "The Alchemist and the Merchant's Gate" Ted Chiang ( F&SF, September)
- "The Gift of Joy" Ian Whates (TQR)
- "The Sledge-Maker's Daughter" Alastair Reynolds (Interzone #209)
Congratulations to all the nominees! The awards will be presented on Saturday 22 March 2008 in London.