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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Hugo Award Winners Announced And a Preview Of What May Be Winning Next Year

The Hugo Awards for Science Fiction were handed out in Australia and the two best reviewed and most talked about science fiction titles of the past year duked it out...to a tie!

Here is the link to all the winners with the list appended below for those of you who cannot bear to click away.

Also, to build off of the interest in this year's winners, Jeff VanderMeer put out this list of the best SF and FSY of the year (so far). Also, look for VanderMeer's new SF column in The New York Times.
  • Best Novel: TIE: The City & The City, China MiĆ©ville (Del Rey; Macmillan UK); The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade)
  • Best Novella: “Palimpsest”, Charles Stross (Wireless; Ace, Orbit)
  • Best Novelette: “The Island”, Peter Watts (The New Space Opera 2; Eos)
  • Best Short Story: “Bridesicle”, Will McIntosh (Asimov’s 1/09)
  • Best Related Book: This is Me, Jack Vance! (Or, More Properly, This is “I”), Jack Vance (Subterranean)
  • Best Graphic Story: Girl Genius, Volume 9: Agatha Heterodyne and the Heirs of the Storm Written by Kaja and Phil Foglio; Art by Phil Foglio; Colours by Cheyenne Wright (Airship Entertainment)
  • Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form: Moon Screenplay by Nathan Parker; Story by Duncan Jones; Directed by Duncan Jones (Liberty Films)
  • Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form: Doctor Who: “The Waters of Mars” Written by Russell T Davies & Phil Ford; Directed by Graeme Harper (BBC Wales)
  • Best Editor Long Form: Patrick Nielsen Hayden
  • Best Editor Short Form: Ellen Datlow
  • Best Professional Artist: Shaun Tan
  • Best Semiprozine: Clarkesworld edited by Neil Clarke, Sean Wallace, & Cheryl Morgan
  • Best Fan Writer: Frederik Pohl
  • Best Fanzine: StarShipSofa edited by Tony C. Smith
  • Best Fan Artist: Brad W. Foster
And the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (presented by Dell Magazines): Seanan McGuire

1 comment:

booksforwallsproject.org said...

Thank you so much for keeping us up on all of this... we always look forward to the Hugos!

Just got an email that Wind-Up Girl is waiting (on hold) at the library -but we have to wait until Monday, no fair!