- 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
The 2012 Hugo Award winners were announced on Sunday evening, September 2, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago. The ceremony was hosted by Chicon 7 Toastmaster John Scalzi.
The 2012 Hugo trophy base was designed by artist Deb Kosiba, who had also previously designed the bases for the 2005 and 2006 Worldcons.
Chicon 7 also presented a Special Committee Award to Chicago resident and science fiction author, editor, and collector Robert Weinberg.
Congratulations to all the winners!