The Hugo Awards, the top fan-nominated-and-voted-on-awards in the science fiction field, were announced tonight at the World Science Fiction Convention currently underway in Anaheim, California. And the winners are:
Best Novel: Spin by Robert Charles Wilson (Tor)
Best Novella: “Inside Job” by Connie Willis (Asimov’s January 2005)
Best Novelette: “Two Hearts” by Peter S. Beagle (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction October/November 2005)
Best Short Story: “Tk’tk’tk” by David D. Levine (Asimov’s March 2005)
Best Related Book: Storyteller: Writing Lessons and More from 27 Years of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop by Kate Wilhelm (Small Beer Press)
Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form: Serenity (Universal Pictures/Mutant Enemy, Inc.) Written and Directed by Joss Whedon.
Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form: Doctor Who “The Empty Child” & “The Doctor Dances” (BBC Wales/BBC1) Written by Steven Moffat. Directed by James Hawes.
Best Professional Editor: David G. Hartwell (Tor Books; Year’s Best SF)
Best Pro Artist: Donato Giancola
Best Semiprozine: Locus, edited by Charles N. Brown, Kirsten Gong-Wong, & Liza Groen Trombi
Best Fanzine: Plokta, edited by Alison Scott, Steve Davies & Mike Scott
Best Fan Writer: Dave Langford
Best Fan Artist: Frank Wu
John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer of 2004/2005: John Scalzi
Congratulations! Wish I could have been there this year for the ceremony…