August 21st, 2011

2011 Hugo Awards Winners

The Hugo Awards have been been handed out since 1953, and every year since 1955, by the annual World Science Fiction Convention (usually called “Worldcon”). This year the World Science Fiction Convention, Renovation is being held in Reno, Nevada,

Here's the list of this year's winners.

Novel: Blackout/All Clear by Connie Willis (Ballantine Spectra)

Novella: "The Lifecycle of Software Objects" by Ted Chiang (Subterranean)

Novelette: "The Emperor of Mars” by Allen M. Steele (Asimov’s, June 2010)

Short Story: “For Want of a Nail” by Mary Robinette Kowal (Asimov’s, September 2010)

Related Work: Chicks Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the Women Who Love It, edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Tara O’Shea (Mad Norwegian)

Graphic Story: "Girl Genius, Volume 10: Agatha Heterodyne and the Guardian Muse," written by Phil and Kaja Foglio; art by Phil Foglio; colors by Cheyenne Wright (Airship Entertainment)

Dramatic Presentation, Long Form: Inception, written and directed by Christopher Nolan (Warner)

Dramatic Presentation, Short Form: Doctor Who: The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang, written by Steven Moffat; directed by Toby Haynes (BBC Wales)

Editor, Short Form: Sheila Williams

Editor, Long Form: Lou Anders

Professional Artist: Shaun Tan

Semiprozine: Clarkesworld, edited by Neil Clarke, Cheryl Morgan, Sean Wallace; podcast directed by Kate Baker

Fanzine: The Drink Tank, edited by Christopher J Garcia and James Bacon

Fan Writer: Claire Brialey

Fan Artist: Brad W. Foster

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer Not a Hugo: Lev Grossman

Just want to congratulate thew winners of this year's awards. Well done! :)