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1956 Hugo Award Page Updated

Thanks to new information coming to light, we have updated the 1956 Hugo Award history page with the finalists that appeared on the ballot that year. We thank Olav Rokne for bringing to our attention an article on page 15 … Continue reading

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2017 Hugo Awards Announced

The 75th World Science Fiction Convention announced the winners of the 2017 Hugo Awards at a ceremony on the evening of Friday, August 11, 2017 in Helsinki, Finland. The ceremony was hosted by Toastmistress Karen Lord BEST NOVEL The Obelisk … Continue reading

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2017 Hugo Awards Ceremony Tonight

The 2017 Hugo Awards ceremony is tonight, August 11, 2017, at 19:30 Eastern European Summer Time, at Worldcon 75, in Hall 1 of the Messukeskus Expo and Convention Centre in Helsinki, Finland. Live video streaming of the 2017 Hugo Awards … Continue reading

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2017 Hugo Ceremony Coverage Plans

The 2017 Hugo Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, August 11, 2017 at 7:30 PM Eastern European Summer Time (UTC+3) in the Messukeskus (Convention Center) Hall 1 in Helsinki, Finland. The Hugo Awards web site will once again offer text-based … Continue reading

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2017 Hugo Award Voting Closed

Voting for the 2017 Hugo Awards closed at 23:59 Pacific Daylight Time on July 15, 2017. The 2017 Hugo Award Administrators reported that 3,319 members of Worldcon 75 in Helsinki voted, which is the third-highest number of votes cast in … Continue reading

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2017 Hugo Voter Packet Available

The 2017 Hugo Voter Packet, a selection of works shortlisted as finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards and made available to all voting members of the 2017 Worldcon, is now available. Worldcon 75 announced in a Facebook post on May … Continue reading

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Additional 2017 Hugo Ballot Change Announced

Worldcon 75 announced in a Facebook post on May 17 that Mansik Yang, who had been previously announced as a finalist in the Best Fan Artist category, informed the Hugo administrators that he had published no non-commercial work in 2016 … Continue reading

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2017 Hugo Ballot Change Announced

Worldcon 75 announced today that they have disqualified Alex Garner, who was initially announced as a finalist in the Best Fan Artist category for the 2017 Hugo Awards. According to the announcement, Garner notified the Hugo administrators that in fact … Continue reading

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Hugo Award “Finalists” and “Nominees”

We have once again received word of persons who are describing themselves as “Hugo Award nominees.” The term “Hugo Award nominee” does not have any official meaning. The term for a person or work that receives sufficient nominations to appear … Continue reading

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Feedback Solicited for Name of New YA Award

On the agenda for ratification at this year’s Worldcon is a new Worldcon-sanctioned award for Young Adult fiction. This is not a Hugo Award, but a new award administered similarly to the Hugo Award. If ratified this year, it will … Continue reading

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