Since much of the SF Signal crew were knee-deep in Worldcon (and lovin’ every minute of it), this announcement comes later than usual: The winners of the 2013 Hugo Awards have been announced!
(Woot! More to come later. 🙂 )
Here are the winners:
- BEST NOVEL: Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi (Tor)
- BEST NOVELLA: “The Emperor’s Soul” by Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon Publications)
- BEST NOVELETTE: “The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi” by Pat Cadigan (Edge of Infinity, Solaris)
- BEST SHORT STORY: “Mono no Aware” by Ken Liu (The Future is Japanese, VIZ Media LLC)
- BEST RELATED WORK: Writing Excuses, Season 7 by Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler, and Jordan Sanderson
- BEST GRAPHIC STORY: Saga, Volume 1 written by Brian K. Vaughn, illustrated by Fiona Staples (Image Comics)
- BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION (LONG FORM): The Avengers Screenplay & Directed by Joss Whedon (Marvel Studios, Disney, Paramount)
- BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION (SHORT FORM): Game of Thrones: “Blackwater” Written by George R.R. Martin, Directed by Neil Marshall. Created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss (HBO)
- BEST EDITOR – SHORT FORM: Stanley Schmidt
- BEST EDITOR – LONG FORM: Patrick Nielsen Hayden
- BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTIST: John Picacio
- BEST SEMIPROZINE: Clarkesworld edited by Neil Clarke, Jason Heller, Sean Wallace, and Kate Baker
- BEST FANZINE: SF Signal edited by John DeNardo, JP Frantz, and Patrick Hester
- BEST FANCAST: SF Squeecast, Elizabeth Bear, Paul Cornell, Seanan McGuire, Lynne M. Thomas, Catherynne M. Valente (Presenters), and David McHone-Chase (Technical Producer)
- BEST FAN WRITER: Tansy Rayner Roberts
- BEST FAN ARTIST: Galen Dara
The John W. Campbell Award for the best new professional science fiction or fantasy writer of 2011 or 2012, sponsored by Dell Magazines (not a Hugo Award): Mur Lafferty
The 2013 Hugo Award winners were announced on Sunday evening, September 1, at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio. The ceremony was hosted by LoneStarCon 3 Toastmaster Paul Cornell.
The 2013 Hugo trophy base was designed and cast in bronze by Texan sculptor Vincent Villafranca.
Congratulation to all the (other) winners!