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Membership Deadline for Nominating in 2018 Hugo Awards is December 31, 2017

If you want to nominate for the 2018 Hugo Awards, you must be at least a supporting member of one of these Worldcons by December 31, 2017: Worldcon 75 Helsinki Worldcon 76 San José Dublin 2019: An Irish Worldcon Persons … Continue reading

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2018, 2019 Worldcons to Present Retrospective Hugo Awards

The 2018 and 2019 Worldcons will present Retrospective Hugo Awards for the years 1943 and 1944, the two conventions announced jointly at SMOFCon 35, the annual SF/F conrunners convention, in Boston on December 2, 2017. Worldcon 76 in San José … Continue reading

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1951 Retro-Hugo Award Page Updated

We have updated the 1951 Retro-Hugo Award history page by adding the nominating and final ballot statistics for that year. We thank Mike Glyer for providing us with a copy of the detailed nominating and final results of the 1951 … 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 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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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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