Hugos Award Doctor Who & Moon

The Hugo Awards for the year’s best in science fiction were handed out over the weekend at Aussiecon 4 in Australia. The Hugo Awards celebrate the best science fiction writing, art, film, and television, and though they’re based entirely on fan voting, the Hugos are considered one of the most prestigious awards in all of science fiction.

And the winners were (along with helpful links so you can check out the winners for yourself)…

Best Novel: (TIE) The City & The City, China MiévilleThe Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi

Best Novella: “Palimpsest”, Charles Stross

Best Novelette: “The Island”, Peter Watts

Best Short Story: “Bridesicle”, Will McIntosh

Best Related BookThis is Me, Jack Vance! (Or, More Properly, This is “I”), Jack Vance

Best Graphic StoryGirl Genius, Volume 9: Agatha Heterodyne and the Heirs of the Storm written by Kaja and Phil Foglio; art by Phil Foglio; colours by Cheyenne Wright

Best Dramatic Presentation, Long FormMoon screenplay by Nathan Parker; story by Duncan Jones; directed by Duncan Jones

Best Dramatic Presentation, Short FormDoctor Who: “The Waters of Mars” written by Russell T. Davies & Phil Ford; directed by Graeme Harper

Best Editor Long Form: Patrick Nielsen Hayden

Best Editor Short Form: Ellen Datlow

Best Professional Artist: Shaun Tan

Best SemiprozineClarkesworld edited by Neil Clarke, Sean Wallace, & Cheryl Morgan

Best Fan Writer: Frederik Pohl

Best FanzineStarShipSofa edited by Tony C. Smith

Best Fan Artist: Brad W. Foster

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