Hugo Awards 2013

The Hugos have been awarded. For the second year running, a “For Fans’ Eyes Only” sort of novel has won. Frequent nominee Pat Cadigan also takes her first Hugo, while Mur Lafferty, whose first novel we recently reviewed, received the Campbell Award. All winners (and some Con video) below.

Best Novel: Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi

Best Novella: The Emperor’s Soul by Brandon Sanderson

Best Novelette: “The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi” by Pat Cadigan

Best Short Story: “Mono no Aware” by Ken Liu (The Future is Japanese)

Best Related Work: Writing Excuses Season Seven by Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler and Jordan Sanderson

Best Graphic Story: Saga, Volume One written by Brian K. Vaughn, illustrated by Fiona Staples

Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form: The Avengers

Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form: Game of Thrones: “Blackwater”

Best Editor, Short Form: Stanley Schmidt

Best Editor, Long Form: Patrick Nielsen Hayden

Best Professional Artist: John Picacio

Best Semiprozine: Clarkesworld

Best Fanzine: SF Signal

Best Fan Writer: Tansy Rayner Roberts

Best Fan Artist: Galen Dara

Best Fancast: SF Squeecast

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer: Mur Lafferty

Not much video yet from WorldCon, but here’s a “Doctor Who Thingy” (Dalek)…

…And some video from DragonCon, also happening this weekend:

2 replies on “Hugo Awards 2013”

    • I don’t know how many of the nominated novels this year would compare favorably with the better short SF I’ve read lately– like “Mono no Aware.”

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