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2019/1944 Hugo Awards Nominations Open

The nominating period for the 2019 Hugo Awards and 1944 Retrospective Hugo Awards is now open, according to an announcement from Dublin 2019. The convention also announced the designers for the various award bases. The 2019 Hugo Award base will … Continue reading

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2018 Hugo Award Winners

Here are the results of the 2018 Hugo awards. Congratulations to all of the winners. The full voting and nomination breakdowns are available here. Best Novel The Stone Sky, by N.K. Jemisin (Orbit) The Collapsing Empire, by John Scalzi (Tor) … Continue reading

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Watch the Hugo Award Ceremony Live

This is where you can find the live video coverage of tonight’s ceremony. 8 hours to go!

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The 2018 Hugo Award Trophy

The trophy for this year’s Hugo Awards was unveiled as part of the Worldcon 76 opening ceremonies. The base design is by Sara Felix and Vincent Villafranca. Here’s a close-up of the base. This year’s Hugo Award winners will be … Continue reading

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Retro-Hugo Photo Update

This photograph of Worldcon 76 Chair, Kevin Roche, pictured with his husband, Andy Trembley, gives a much better view of the tower behind the rocket. The design is based on the San José Electric Light Tower. The base of the … Continue reading

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The 1943 Retro-Hugo Award Trophy

This is the trophy for the 1943 Retro-Hugo Awards, the winners of which were announced this evening. The trophy design is by Kevin Roche.

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2017 Hugo Award Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer were announced via social media by Woldcon 75, the 2017 Worldcon, on April 4, 2017. 2464 valid nominating ballots (2458 electronic and 6 paper) … Continue reading

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2017 Hugo Award Finalists Announcement

The finalists for this year’s Hugo Awards were announced online by Worldcon 75 today. You can watch the announcement in the video below.

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Nominations Closed

The nominating period for this year’s Hugo Awards is now closed. The folks from Helsinki are reporting on Twitter that a large number of ballots has been received. Looks like we have the second highest participation ever in Hugo nominations! … Continue reading

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Helsinki to Trial Best Series

Worldcon 75 in Helsinki has announced that it will use its special powers to create one Hugo Award category to trial the proposed Best Series Hugo. This is in line with current tradition whereby seated Worldcons use their category creation … Continue reading

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