2011 Hugo Awards Announced
The most prestigious awards in science fiction, the Hugo awards, have been announced for this year. This year’s ceremony was held at Renovation in Reno, Nev., with toastmasters Jay Lake and Ken Scholes. The Hugo awards are spread across 15 categories and have been presented annually for excellence in science fiction since 1955.
Check out the winners below.
Blackout/All Clear, Connie Willis (Ballantine Spectra)
The Lifecycle of Software Objects, Ted Chiang (Subterranean)
“The Emporer of Mars,” Allen M. Steele (Asimov’s, June 2010)
Best Short Story
“For Want of a Nail,” Mary Robinette Kowal (Asimov’s, September 2010)
Best Related Work
Chicks Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the Women Who Love It, edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Tara O’Shea (Mad Norwegian)
Best Graphic Story
Girl Genius, Volume 10: Agatha Heterodyne and the Guardian Muse, written by Phil and Kaja Foglio; art by Phil Foglio; colors by Cheyenne Wright (Airship Entertainment)
Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form
Inception, written and directed by Christopher Nolan (Warner)
Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form
Doctor Who: “The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang,” written by Steven Moffat; directed by Toby Haynes (BBC Wales)
Best Editor, Short Form
Best Editor, Long Form
Best Professional Artist
Clarkesworld, edited by Neil Clarke, Cheryl Morgan, Sean Wallace; podcast directed by Kate Baker
The Drink Tank, edited by Christopher J. Garcia and James Bacon
Best Fan Writer
Best Fan Artist
Brad W. Foster
For more information and list of all the nominees per category, visit the Hugo Awards wesbsite here.
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