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2016 Hugo Award Winners

2016 Hugo Award Winners 

Tonight the winners of the 2016 Hugo Awards were announced, along with the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Congratulations to all the winners! And if you are interested in how close the race was this year, you can check out the voting stats here. Best Novel Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie (Orbit) […]

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2015 Hugo Awards: No Dogs Allowed?

2015 Hugo Awards: No Dogs Allowed? 

On Saturday night, the winners of the 2015 Hugo Awards (and the not-a-Hugo John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer) were announced as part of the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention, in Spokane, Washington. Congratulations to all the winners for picking up one of the most prestigious awards in the genre world! Of course, […]

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Hugo 2015 Award Winners

Hugo 2015 Award Winners 

Tonight the winners of the 2015 Hugo Awards were announced, along with the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Congratulations to all the winners! And if you are interested in how close the race was this year, you can check out the voting stats here. Best Novel The Three Body Problem, Cixin Liu, Ken […]

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The pros and cons of the voting processes behind major SFF awards: Part 2

The pros and cons of the voting processes behind major SFF awards: Part 2 

Hugos: Nominees are chosen by anyone who is either a supporting or attending member of the current annual Worldcon, and the Worldcon in the years before and after i.e. 2014, 2015, 2016. Instant run-off voting system. Top five nominations per category are the final choices. Winners chosen by ballot of members of current Worldcon only. […]

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The Least Worst Option – Democracy, the Hugos and other Sci-Fi & Fantasy awards: Part 1

The Least Worst Option – Democracy, the Hugos and other Sci-Fi & Fantasy awards: Part 1 

With more than two weeks since the election in the UK, the usual politics fatigue has taken over conversations across the country. Social media has shouted itself hoarse (no matter what side of the political spectrum you’re on), and those who are still passionate about the issues are waiting for the consequences of a bitter […]

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2014 Hugo Award Winners

2014 Hugo Award Winners 

The winners of the 2014 Hugo Awards were presented today in a ceremony at the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, Loncon 3, in London. Hosts Geoff Ryman and Justina Robson presented the Hugo trophies, with bases designed by Joy Alyssa Day, to this year’s winners. And the 2014 Hugo Award winners are: Best Novel Ancillary […]

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Hugo Award Nominees Announced.

For those that missed it, yesterday the finalists for the 2014 Hugo Awards and finalists for the 1939 Retrospective Hugo Awards were announced live from EasterCon in Glasgow. As expected, the Awards team were able to announce that they had broken all previous voting records with 1,923 valid nominating ballots (1,889 electronic and 34 paper) coming in for the […]

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Hugo Award Finalists To Be Announced Saturday 19 April

Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”), has announced that the finalists for this year’s Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and for the Retrospective (“Retro”) Hugo Awards for 1939, will be announced on Saturday 19 April, starting at 8:30 p.m. BST. The nominations announcement will be live-streamed from […]

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Jonathan Ross Withdraws from Hugos

Jonathan Ross Withdraws from Hugos 

Twitter has been alight with the news that one of the UK’s biggest and best known talk show hosts, Jonathan Ross, has withdrawn from his role as Master of Ceremonies at this year’s Hugo Awards. For those who don’t have a clue who he is, he isn’t too far from the mould of Jay Leno […]

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Hugo Award & British Fantasy Award Voting Open!

Hugo Award & British Fantasy Award Voting Open! 

Nominations for the British Fantasy Awards and Hugo Awards are now open. As is often the case with these types of award, nominations are limited to people who attended or plan to attend the conventions that they are partnered with. Below we’ve tried to provide you with as much details as possible as to whether […]

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2013 Hugo Award Nominees

2013 Hugo Award Nominees 

Just a quickie, the Hugo Award Nominees have just been announced, thought visitors might be interested: Best Novel (1113 ballots) – 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit) – Blackout by Mira Grant (Orbit) – Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance by Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen) – Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi (Tor) – Throne […]

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