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Garth Nix Toastmaster Speech & Intro Film

This is the speech delivered by Garth Nix at last night’s award ceremony. It is followed by the introductory film, “A Review of 2009,” by Mark Slater.

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2010 Hugo Award Winners

Presented at: Aussiecon 4, Melbourne, Australia, September 2-6, 2010 Toastmaster: Garth Nix Base design: Nick Stathopoulos with laser etching by Lewis Morley and incorporating the Aussiecon 4 logo by Grant Gittus Awards Administration: Vincent Docherty, Kate Kligman Best Novel: TIE: … Continue reading

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Hugo Award Ceremony Live Coverage

You will be able to follow the 2010 Hugo Award Ceremony live from Melbourne using the window below. The 2010 Hugo Award Ceremony Cheryl Morgan and Mur Lafferty will be on hand in the auditorium in Melbourne to introduce the … Continue reading

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Live Coverage Plans

Worldcon is now underway in Australia. The room in which the Hugo Award ceremony is very splendid, and what’s more has excellent wi-fi coverage at a reasonable price. There is also a good 3G signal for mobile phones. It therefore … Continue reading

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Follow the Hugo Award Ceremony at Dragon*Con

Because this year’s Worldcon is in Australia, many of the nominees can’t attend. Some of them, however, can make it as far as Atlanta, and Dragon*Con has kindly laid on an event at which those nominees, and anyone else interested, … Continue reading

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Phil Foglio on Winning a Hugo

Comic creator Phil Foglio will shortly be issuing a compendium edition of volumes #1-#3 of Girl Genius (volume #8 of which won the first ever Best Graphic Novel Hugo Award last year). It is part of a new graphic novel … Continue reading

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Hugo Short Fiction Showcased

Last year we reported that, after many years of absence, there would once again be an anthology of Hugo Award nominated fiction in the shops. We are delighted to announce that the Hugo Award Showcase 2010 is now available. The … Continue reading

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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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