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Category Archives: Announcements
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
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
The finalists for this year’s Hugo Awards were announced online by Worldcon 75 today. You can watch the announcement in the video below.
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
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
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
The 2017 Worldcon in Helsinki, Finland (Worldcon 75) has opened nominations for the 2017 Hugo Award and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer See the 2017 Hugo Awards page at the Worldcon 75 web site for full details.
Peter Weston, the man who created the current version of the iconic Hugo Award rocket, died on January 5, 2017, aged 73, according to a report published by Locus Online today. Although each Worldcon designs its own Hugo Award trophy … Continue reading
The 74th World Science Fiction Convention, MidAmeriCon II, announced the winners of the 1941 Retrospective Hugo Awards at a ceremony on the evening of Thursday, August 18, 2016. 869 valid ballots were received and counted in the final ballot. BEST … Continue reading