Yearly Archives: 2010

Don’t Forget To Vote

The deadline for voting in this year’s Hugo Awards Final Ballot is now less than three weeks away. Please don’t forget to vote. Full details on how to vote, and the online ballot form, are available from this year’s Worldcon, … Continue reading

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2010 Voter Packet Available

Aussiecon 4 has announced the availability of the 2010 Hugo Award Voter Packet. The Packet, available to all registered Hugo Award voters, contains electronic copies of sample work in most of the award categories. In particular, for the first time … Continue reading

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A Little Data

As part of the nominee announcement event, Aussiecon 4’s Hugo Award Administrator, Vincent Docherty, presented some slides with voting data. The following two are quite interesting. This chart shows the number of nominating ballots received in recent years. Aussiecon 4 … Continue reading

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2010 Hugo Award Nominees – Details

Aussiecon 4, the 68th World Science Fiction Convention, has announced the ballot for the 2010 Hugo Awards. Best Novel (699 Ballots) Boneshaker, Cherie Priest (Tor) The City & The City, China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan UK) Julian Comstock: A Story … Continue reading

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2010 Hugo Award Nominations

The 2010 Hugo Awards were announced at a live ceremony in London today, and also live on the Internet via the Aussiecon4 Twitter feed. The full list of nominees is available on the Aussiecon 4 web site. We will add … Continue reading

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Nominations Announcement Schedule

From the Aussiecon 4 news feed: Aussiecon 4 received a record number of nominations for the 2010 Hugo Awards: 864, up from 799 nomination ballots at Anticipation in 2009 and 483 at Denvention 3 in 2008. This year’s Hugo Award … Continue reading

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Information for Publishers

Because we get a number of inquiries from publishers about the Hugo awards, we have created a special information page for them. You can find it here.

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Nomination Eligibility Deadline Looms

If you want to participate in the nominations stage of this year’s Hugo Awards, and you were not a member of the 2009 Worldcon in Montréal, then you must purchase at least a Supporting Membership in this year’s Worldcon by … Continue reading

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A Blast from the Past

In 1979 Worldcon was held in Brighton, England, and the BBC sent along a film crew. They were making a series of programs, Time out of Mind, about science fiction writers, and Worldcon was a good place to get footage. … Continue reading

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2009 Award Ceremony Video

The Anticipation folks have made a DVD of the 2009 Hugo Award Ceremony available for sale. It costs $9.95 + postage, and you can buy it from CreateSpace. A DVD of the convention’s masquerade is also available.

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