The 2020 Hugo Awards

I got caught up at my panels at virtual Gen Con, and forgot this was also the WorldCon weekend, and the Hugos went out. Big winners include the Expanse, Good Omens, and city planner/historian turned writer Arkady Martine, whose debut took Best Novel. See the full results below.

Best Novel

A Memory Called Empire, Arkady Martine (Tor)

Best Novella

This Is How You Lose the Time War, Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone (Saga Press; Jo Fletcher Books)

Best Novelette

Emergency Skin, N.K. Jemisin (Amazon))

Best Short Story

“As the Last I May Know”, S.L. Huang (

Best Series

The Expanse, James S. A. Corey (Orbit)

Best Related Work

“2019 John W. Campbell Award Acceptance Speech”, Jeannette Ng

Best Graphic Story or Comic

LaGuardia, written by Nnedi Okorafor, art by Tana Ford, colours by James Devlin (Berger Books; Dark Horse)

Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form

Good Omens, written by Neil Gaiman, directed by Douglas Mackinnon (Amazon Studios/BBC Studios/Narrativia/The Blank Corporation)

Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form

The Good Place: “The Answer,” written by Daniel Schofield, directed by Valeria Migliassi Collins (Fremulon/3 Arts Entertainment/Universal Television)

Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book

Catfishing on CatNet, Naomi Kritzer (Tor Teen)

Best Editor, Short Form

Ellen Datlow

Best Editor, Long Form

Navah Wolfe

Best Professional Artist

John Picacio

Best Semiprozine

Uncanny Magazine

Best Fanzine

The Book Smuggler

Best Fancast

Our Opinions Are Correct, presented by Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders

Best Fan Writer

Bogi Takács

Best Fan Artist

Elise Matthesen

Astounding Award for the Best New Science Fiction Writer, sponsored by Dell Magazines

R.F. Kuang

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