LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention, has announced the 2013 Hugo Award winners. 1848 valid ballots were received and counted in the final ballot.
Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas, John Scalzi (Tor)
The Emperor’s Soul, Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon Publications)
“The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi”, Pat Cadigan (Edge of Infinity, Solaris)
BEST SHORT STORY
“Mono no Aware”, Ken Liu (The Future is Japanese, VIZ Media LLC)
BEST RELATED WORK
Writing Excuses Season Seven, Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler and Jordan Sanderson
BEST GRAPHIC STORY
Saga, Volume One, written by Brian K. Vaughan, illustrated by Fiona Staples (Image Comics)
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, LONG FORM
The Avengers, Screenplay & Directed by Joss Whedon (Marvel Studios, Disney, Paramount)
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, SHORT FORM
Game of Thrones, “Blackwater”, Written by George R.R. Martin, Directed by Neil Marshall. Created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss (HBO)
BEST EDITOR, SHORT FORM
BEST EDITOR, LONG FORM
Patrick Nielsen Hayden
BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTIST
Clarkesworld, edited by Neil Clarke, Jason Heller, Sean Wallace and Kate Baker
SF Signal, edited by John DeNardo, JP Frantz, and Patrick Hester
SF Squeecast, Elizabeth Bear, Paul Cornell, Seanan McGuire, Lynne M. Thomas, Catherynne M. Valente (Presenters) and David McHone-Chase (Technical Producer)
BEST FAN WRITER
Tansy Rayner Roberts
BEST FAN ARTIST
JOHN W. CAMPBELL AWARD FOR BEST NEW WRITER
Award for the best new professional science fiction or fantasy writer of 2011 or 2012, sponsored by Dell Magazines (not a Hugo Award).
The 2013 Hugo Award winners were announced on Sunday evening, September 1, at the at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. The ceremony was hosted by LoneStarCon 3 Toastmaster Paul Cornell. Text-based CoverItLive coverage of the ceremony was provided through the Hugo Awards web site. Video streaming coverage was provided by Ustream. LoneStarCon 3 posted a notice on their web site shortly after the ceremony stating that “LoneStarCon 3 apologizes for the interruptions to the live broadcast of the 2013 Hugo Awards Ceremony. These problems were caused by issues with the upload stream from the Convention to Ustream. LoneStarCon 3 wishes to make it clear that these technical difficulties were in no way due to Ustream, who have provided excellent support throughout this year’s event.”
The 2013 Hugo trophy base was designed by artist Vincent Villafranca.
See the Final Ballot Details for a full breakdown of votes, subsequent placements, and nomination counts.