Yearly Archives: 2011

2012 Hugo Base Design Contest Deadline Extended

Chicon 7, the 2012 World Science Fiction Convention, has extended the deadline for submitting designs for the 2012 Hugo Award trophy base until January 15, 2012. The Chicon 7 web site has full details on the design competition and the … Continue reading

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2011 Hugo Award Winners

Renovation, the 2011 World Science Fiction Convention, has announced the 2011 Hugo Award winners. BEST NOVEL Blackout/All Clear by Connie Willis (Ballantine Spectra) BEST NOVELLA The Lifecycle of Software Objects by Ted Chiang (Subterranean) BEST NOVELETTE “The Emperor of Mars” … Continue reading

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2011 Hugo Awards Live Coverage

Below is the window to our live text-based coverage of the 2011 Hugo Awards Ceremony. Live streaming audio-video coverage will be on the Worldcon Events Channel on UStream. 2011 Hugo Awards Ceremony

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Hugo Awards Ceremony Tonight

The 2011 Hugo Awards will be announced tonight, August 20, at a ceremony at the Peppermill Hotel in Reno, Nevada during Renovation, the 2011 World Science Fiction Convention. The ceremony is scheduled to start at 8 PM Pacific Daylight Time … Continue reading

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Hugo Awards Ceremony to be Streamed Live

Renovation, the 2011 Worldcon, has announced on their Hugo Ceremonies page that they plan to provide live streaming-video coverage of the 2011 Hugo Awards ceremony. This is in addition to the live text-based coverage that we’ll be providing through CoverItLive … Continue reading

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Renovation Announces Record Hugo Awards Voter Turnout

Renovation, the 2011 World Science Fiction Convention, has announced a record Hugo Awards voter turnout. A record total of 2100 valid final ballots were cast, a 46.1% turnout, from voters in 33 countries. (The previous record set in 1980 was … Continue reading

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Hugo Awards Livecast Scheduled

Can’t attend this year’s Worldcon? You can virtually attend the ceremony by following our online coverage. As we did last year, TheHugoAwards.org will provide live text-based coverage of the Hugo Awards ceremony from Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, … Continue reading

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Hugo Voting Deadline Sunday, July 31

The 2011 Hugo Award voting deadline is this Sunday, July 31, at 11:59pm PDT. Attending, Supporting, and Young Adult members of Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, are eligible to vote. More information can be found at Renovation’s website.

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Reminder: One Month Left to Vote in the 2011 Hugo Awards

This is a reminder there is one month left to vote in the 2011 Hugo Awards. Attending, Supporting, and Young Adult members of Renovation, the 69th World Science Fiction Convention, are eligible to vote until the deadline on Sunday, July … Continue reading

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Historical Hugo Award Analysis

Over at Tor.com, René Walling has posted an in-depth analysis of the ages of Hugo Award nominees and winners over time. The summary: despite a common perception that the average nominees and winners have been getting older, the numbers seem … Continue reading

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