Hugo Awards Announced

BANNER_News2013

The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, Loncon 3, has announced the 2014 Hugo Award winners. 3587 valid ballots were received and counted in the final ballot. The 2014 Hugo Award winners were announced on Sunday evening, August 17, at the ExCel Converntion Centre in London, England. The ceremony was hosted by Justina Robson, Geoff Ryman.

HUGO AWARDS

BEST NOVEL – Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie (Orbit US / Orbit UK)

BEST NOVELLA – “Equoid” by Charles Stross (Tor.com, 09-2013)

BEST NOVELETTE – “The Lady Astronaut of Mars” by Mary Robinette Kowal (maryrobinettekowal.com/Tor.com, 09-2013)

BEST SHORT STORY – “The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere” by John Chu (Tor.com, 02-2013)

BEST RELATED WORK – “We Have Always Fought: Challenging the Women, Cattle and Slaves Narrative” by Kameron Hurley (A Dribble of Ink)

BEST GRAPHIC STORY – “Time” by Randall Munroe (xkcd)

BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, LONG FORM – Gravity written by Alfonso Cuarón & Jonás Cuarón, directed by Alfonso Cuarón (Esperanto Filmoj; Heyday Films;Warner Bros.)

BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, SHORT FORM – Game of Thrones “The Rains of Castamere” written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, directed by David Nutter (HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; Television 360; Startling Television and Generator Productions)

BEST EDITOR, SHORT FORM – Ellen Datlow

BEST EDITOR, LONG FORM – Ginjer Buchanan

BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTIST – Julie Dillon

BEST SEMIPROZINE – Lightspeed Magazine edited by John Joseph Adams, Rich Horton, and Stefan Rudnicki

BEST FANZINE – A Dribble of Ink edited by Aidan Moher

BEST FANCAST – SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester

BEST FAN WRITER – Kameron Hurley

BEST FAN ARTIST – Sarah Webb

JOHN W. CAMPBELL AWARD FOR BEST NEW WRITER – Sofia Samatar

The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer recognizes the best new professional science fiction or fantasy writer of 2012 or 2013. Sponsored by Dell Magazines, it is not to be confused with the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, which was given to Marcel Theroux for Strange Bodies at the Campbell Conference in Lawrence, KS earlier this year.

The 2014 Hugo trophy base was designed by Joy Alyssa Day

NOTE: Ellen Datlow will be a guest on Live From The Bunker coming up on Tuesday, August 26th at 10:30pm Central. You can watch the live stream on SciFi4Me TV here.

 

RETRO HUGOS

Loncon 3’s 1939 Retro Hugo Award Winners were presented Thursday evening. 1,307 valid ballots were received and counted in the final ballot. (A PDF is available with the full statistics for the nominating and final ballots.)

Best Novel: The Sword in the Stone by T. H. White (Collins)

Best Novella: “Who Goes There?” by Don A Stuart [John W. Campbell] (Astounding Science-Fiction, August 1938)

Best Novelette: “Rule 18” by Clifford D. Simak (Astounding Science-Fiction, July 1938)

Best Short Story: “How We Went to Mars” by Arthur C. Clarke (Amateur Science Stories, March 1938)

Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form): The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells. Written by Howard Koch & Anne Froelick, directed by Orson Welles (The Mercury Theater on the Air, CBS)

Best Editor – Short Form: John W. Campbell

Best Professional Artist: Virgil Finlay

Best Fanzine: Imagination! edited by Forrest J Ackerman, Morojo, and T. Bruce Yerke

Best Fan Writer: Ray Bradbury

Banner_EndTransmission_mini

Jason P. Hunt

Jason P. Hunt (founder/EIC) is the author of the sci-fi novella "The Hero At the End Of His Rope". His short film "Species Felis Dominarus" was a finalist in the Sci Fi Channel's 2007 Exposure competition.

Hailing Frequencies Open...

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!
%d bloggers like this: