Strange Horizons 2003 Readers' Choice Awards

The votes are in, the ballots have been counted, and the winners are:

Favorite Article

1st Place: The Failure of Fahrenheit 451, by Jeremy Smith (13 October 2003)
2nd Place: A Conversation Between Writers: Benjamin Rosenbaum and Aimee Bender, by Benjamin Rosenbaum and Aimee Bender (3 March 2003)
3rd Place: Misconceptions About Medieval Medicine: Humors, Leeches, Charms, and Prayers, by Michael Livingstone (17 March 2003)
Honorable
Mention:
The 2003 John W. Campbell Award Finalists: Who, What, and Why?, by Greg Beatty (4 August 2003)

Favorite Gallery

1st Place: Dead Faeries and Melancholy, by Janet Chui (10 March 2003)
2nd Place: Story Fragments, by David Deen (12 May 2003)
3rd Place: The Fantastic Extreme, by Theodor Black (8 December 2003)
Honorable
Mention:
As Space and Time Permits, by Jacob Wenzka (14 July 2003)

Favorite Illustration

1st Place: Illustration for Severna Park's "The Island of Varos", by Janet Chui (2 June 2003)
2nd Place: Illustration for Dean Francis Alfar's "L'Aquilone du Estrellas", by Hal Hefner (6 January 2003)
3rd Place: Illustration for Jenn Reese's "Winged", by Frank Sipala (3 March 2003)
Honorable
Mention:
Illustration for K.J. Kirby's "Portraits of My Lovers", by Christine Griffin (7 July 2003)
Honorable
Mention:
Illustration for Erika Peterson's "Birdcatcher", by Maral Agnerian (6 October 2003)

Favorite Poem

1st Place: Tarot Cards and UFOs, by Mark Rudolph (20 October 2003)
2nd Place: Psyche and Eros, by Leah Bobet (19 May 2003)
3rd Place: How I Will Outwit the Time Thieves, by Mike Allen (22 December 2003)
Honorable
Mention:
The Laundromat Advances the Plot, by Jon Hansen (11 August 2003)

Favorite Review

1st Place: Easy Reading: The Hard Science Fiction Renaissance, by Greg Beatty (3 March 2003)
2nd Place: Battlestar Galactica: Reimagining the Ragtag Fugitive Fleet, by John Sullivan (22 December 2003)
3rd Place: A Singular Debut: Cory Doctorow's Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, by Tim Pratt (31 March 2003)
Honorable
Mention:
Seven Silver Bells Against Darkness and Death: Garth Nix's Abhorsen Trilogy, by Laura Blackwell (8 December 2003)

Favorite Story

1st Place: In the Late December, by Greg van Eekhout (22 December 2003)
2nd Place: Sleeping with Bears, by Theodora Goss (17 November 2003)
3rd Place: Living with the Harpy, by Tim Pratt (27 October 2003)
Honorable
Mention:
Fetch, by David Moles (12 May 2003)

Favorite Staff-Authored Work

1st Place: The Future of Sex, by Jed Hartman (2 June 2003)
2nd Place: The 2002 Tiptree: An Inside Look at a Juried Award, by Mary Anne Mohanraj (7 April 2003)
3rd Place: Interview: Nina Kiriki Hoffman, by Karen Meisner (24 November 2003)
Honorable
Mention:
The Vision Thing, by Susan Marie Groppi (24 November 2003)

Prizes

The first place winners in each category will receive $25, second place $15, and third place $10, except for the staff authors who, like the honorable mention winners, will receive lots of extra warm fuzzies!

Thanks again to everyone who voted!