2010 Hugo Awards Winners Announced
Kudos and congratulations are in order for the winners of this year’s Hugo Awards. Named for “Amazing Stories” founder, Hugo Gernsback, the Hugos were awarded at this year’s WorldCon (Aussiecon 4, in Melbourne, Australia) to celebrate fine contributions for the year’s top science fiction or fantasy works. So, without further adieu, let us present this year’s winners, and offer our congratulations!
- Best Novel: TIE: The City & The City
, China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan UK); The Windup Girl
, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade)
- Best Novella: “Palimpsest”, Charles Stross (Wireless
; Ace, Orbit)
- Best Novelette: “The Island”, Peter Watts (The New Space Opera 2
- Best Short Story: “Bridesicle”, Will McIntosh (Asimov’s 1/09)
- Best Related Book: This is Me, Jack Vance!
(Or, More Properly, This is “I”), Jack Vance (Subterranean)
- Best Graphic Story: Girl Genius Volume 9: Agatha Heterodyne and The Heirs of the Storm SC:
Written by Kaja and Phil Foglio; Art by Phil Foglio; Colours by Cheyenne Wright (Airship Entertainment)
- Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form: Moon: Screenplay by Nathan Parker; Story by Duncan Jones; Directed by Duncan Jones (Liberty Films)
- Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form: Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars: Written by Russell T Davies & Phil Ford; Directed by Graeme Harper (BBC Wales)
- Best Editor Long Form: Patrick Nielsen Hayden
- Best Editor Short Form: Ellen Datlow
- Best Professional Artist: Shaun Tan
- Best Semiprozine: Clarkesworld edited by Neil Clarke, Sean Wallace, & Cheryl Morgan
- Best Fan Writer: Frederik Pohl
- Best Fanzine: StarShipSofa edited by Tony C. Smith
- Best Fan Artist: Brad W. Foster
And the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (presented by Dell Magazines): Seanan McGuire
We here at ComicMix congratulate all the winners above, and recommend you give a gander at their (now award winning!) work next time you get a touch of the wanderlust for the stars or sword.