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Black Gate Announces Withdrawal; Hugo Ballot Frozen

On Sunday, April 19, Best Fanzine finalist Black Gate announced that they were withdrawing from consideration in the 2015 Hugo Awards. This announcement came after the deadline for withdrawing from the 2015 Hugo Award shortlist as announced by this year’s … Continue reading

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Two Finalists Withdraw from 2015 Hugo Awards

The 2015 Hugo Award Administrators have announced that two of the finalists originally announced for the 2015 Hugo Awards have withdrawn their acceptances and will not appear on the final ballot for the 2015 Hugo Awards. We have updated the … Continue reading

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2015 Hugo Finalist Withdrawals

We are aware of announced finalists for the 2015 Hugo Awards having subsequently announced that they are withdrawing their acceptance of the finalist slots. We here at TheHugoAwards.org are holding off on any action at our end until we receive … Continue reading

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2015 Hugo Award Finalist List Revised

Sasquan, the 2015 World Science Fiction Convention, has disqualified two finalists from the 2015 Hugo Award finalists due to eligibility issues and clarified the status of two other finalists. In the Best Novelette category, “Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa … Continue reading

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2015 Hugo Award Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2015 Hugo Awards were announced at Norwescon and three other conventions and online via UStream, as well as via the Twitter feed and other social media of Sasquan, the 2015 Worldcon, on April 4, 2015. 2,122 … Continue reading

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2015 Hugo Award Finalist Announcement Live Coverage

The finalists for the 2015 Hugo Awards will be announced live at Norwescon and three other conventions around the world starting at 12:00 Noon Pacific Daylight time on Saturday, April 4. Watch the announcements here via UStream.

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2015 Hugo Shortlist to be Announced April 4

Nominations for the 2015 Hugo Awards are now closed. The shortlist of finalists for this year’s Hugo Awards is scheduled to be announced on April 4 (Pacific Daylight Time) at four conventions around the world: Norwescon (Seattle) 12:00 PDT April … Continue reading

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Hugo Nominations Close March 10

The deadline for making nominations for the 2015 Hugo Awards is 23:59 Pacific Daylight Time (GMT – 7) on March 10, 2015. You are eligible to nominate if you were a member of at least one of the 2014, 2015, … Continue reading

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Transcript of 1968 Hugo Awards Ceremony Found

Although we know of no recordings of the 1968 Hugo Awards ceremony, Tom Whitmore, while going through the papers of Alva Rogers (co-chairman of BayCon, the 1968 Worldcon), found a transcription of the 1968 Hugo Awards Ceremony. Because of the … Continue reading

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2015 Hugo & Campbell Award Nominations Now Open

The 2015 Worldcon in Spokane (“Sasquan”) has opened nominations for the 2015 Hugo Award and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. See the Nominating Ballot at the Sasquan web site to make your nominations. Anyone who is or … Continue reading

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