Hugo, girls and guys!
Yesterday in Japan, which I believe is today here, the Hugo Awards (which some of us jokingly refer to as the Eisners of science fiction) were handed out in the first-ever Asian-based World Con, Nippon 2007. Congratulations to all the winners (see below), especially ComicMix friend Patrick Nielsen-Hayden!
Novel: Rainbow’s End by Vernor Vinge (Tor)
Novella: "A Billion Eves" by Robert Reed (Asimov’s, October/November 2006)
Novelette: "The Djinn’s Wife" by Ian McDonald (Asimov’s, July 2006)
Short Story: "Impossible Dreams" by Timothy Pratt (Asimov’s July 2006)
Non-fiction Book: James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon edited by Julie Phillips (St. Martin’s Press)
Professional Editor: Patrick Nielsen Hayden (Tor Books)
Professional Artist: Donato Giancola
Dramatic Presentation: Pan’s Labyrinth Screenplay by Guillermo del Toro. Directed by Guillermo del Toro (Picturehouse)
Short Dramatic Presentation: Doctor Who "Girl in the Fireplace" Written by Steven Moffat. Directed by Euros Lyn (BBC Wales/BBC1)
Semiprozine: Locus, edited by Charles N. Brown, Kirsten Gong-Wong, & Liza Groen Trombi
Fanzine: Science Fiction Five-yearly edited by Lee Hoffman, Geri Sullivan & Randy Byers
Fan Writer: Dave Langford
Fan Artist: Frank Wu
Campbell Award: Naomi Novik
The full list of nominees can be found here.