Monday, September 6, 2010

2010 Hugo Awards winners

Also at Melbourne, Australia, at AussieCon 4 the winners of the 2010 Hugo Awards have been announced yesterday. It gives me great joy to see China Miéville’s “The City & The City” winning yet another award. Also again on the list of winners we can find another novel that received a lot of recognition this year, Paolo Bacigalupi’s “The Windup Girl”.

Best Novel: TIE - “The City & The City” by China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan UK) & “The Windup Girl” by Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade)

Best Novella: “Palimpsest” by Charles Stross (Wireless; Ace, Orbit)

Best Novelette: “The Island” by Peter Watts (The New Space Opera 2; Eos)

Best Short Story: “Bridesicle” by Will McIntosh (Asimov’s 1/09)

Best Related Book: “This is Me, Jack Vance! (Or, More Properly, This is “I”)” by Jack Vance (Subterranean)

Best Graphic Story: “Girl 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 (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

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (presented by Dell Magazines): Seanan McGuire

Congratulations to all the winners!

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