Hugo Awards – Winners Announced

The 2013 Hugo Awards were announced this weekend at Lonestarcon3 in San Antonio Texas.


In a ceremony hosted by London Falling writer, Paul Cornell (getting to be a dab hand at award ceremony hosting!), the following winners were announced:

Best Novel

Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas, John Scalzi (Tor)

Best Novella

The Emperor’s Soul, Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon Publications)

Best Novelette

“The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi”, Pat Cadigan (Edge of Infinity, Solaris)

Best Short Story

“Mono no Aware”, Ken Liu (The Future is Japanese, VIZ Media LLC)

Best Related Work

Writing Excuses Season Seven, Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler and Jordan Sanderson

Best Graphic Story

Saga, Volume One, written by Brian K. Vaughan, 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

**These winners have recused themselves from future eligibility for these works in these categories.

Along with the Hugos, the winner of the The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer was also announced as Mur Lafferty.