Worldcon was this past weekend, and that means that the Hugo awards were held last night as part of the festivities. The Hugos awards honour the best in science fiction and fantasy for the year. Congratulations to all the winners!
And the winners are:
Best Novel: Among Others by Jo Walton (Tor)
Best Novella: “The Man Who Bridged the Mist” by Kij Johnson (Asimov’s, September/October 2011)
Best Novelette: “Six Months, Three Days” by Charlie Jane Anders (Tor.com)
Best Short Story: “The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, March/April 2011)
Best Related Work: The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, Third Edition edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls, and Graham Sleight (Gollancz)
Best Graphic Story: Digger by Ursula Vernon (Sofawolf Press)
Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form): Game of Thrones (Season 1) (HBO)
Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form): “The Doctor’s Wife” (Doctor Who) (BBC Wales)
Best Editor (Short Form): Sheila Williams
Best Editor (Long Form): Betsy Wollheim
Best Professional Artist: John Picacio
Best Semiprozine: Locus, edited by Liza Groen Trombi, Kirsten Gong-Wong, et al.
Best Fanzine: SF Signal, edited by John DeNardo
Best Fan Writer: Jim C. Hines
Best Fan Artist: Maurine Starkey
Best Fancast: SF Squeecast, Lynne M. Thomas, Seanan McGuire, Paul Cornell, Elizabeth Bear, and Catherynne M. Valente
The John W. Campbell Award for the best new professional science fiction or fantasy writer of 2010 or 2011, sponsored by Dell Magazines (not a Hugo Award): E. Lily Yu
Have you read any of the winning books, stories or graphic novels? What did you think of them? Let us know in the comments!