Blog Fantasy/SciFi Spotlight — 25 August 2016
2016 Hugo Award Winners

hugoThe Hugo Awards celebrate the best books in the science fiction / fantasy genre. The awards were presented at the 74th World Science Fiction Convention, MidAmeriCon II.

Here are the 2016 Hugo Award Winners:

Best Novel: The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

Best Novella: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

Best Novelette: “Folding Beijing” written by Hao Jingfang and translated by Ken Liu

Best Short Story: “Cat Pictures Please” by Naomi Kritzer

Best Graphic Story: The Sandman: Overture written by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by J.H. Williams III

Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form): The Martian screenplay written by Drew Goddard with a movie directed by Ridley Scott

Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form): Jessica Jones: “AKA Smile” written byScott Reynolds, Melissa Rosenberg, and Jamie King with an episode directed by Michael Rymer

Best Editor (Long Form): Sheila E. Gilbert

Best Editor (Short Form): Ellen Datlow

Best Professional Artist: Abigail Larson

Best Semiprozine: Uncanny Magazine edited by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas, Michi Trota, and Erika Ensign & Steven Schapansky

Best Fanzine: File 770 edited by Mike Glyer

Best Fan Writer: Mike Glyer

Best Fan Artist: Steve Stiles

The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer: Andy Weir

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