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A Not-So-Short History of the Hugo Awards

Ben Yalow, who has extensive and long-running experience with Worldcons, the World Science Fiction Society, and the Hugo Awards, has written a history of the Hugo Awards that bears reading by anyone with an interest about how the Awards work … Continue reading

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Official 2015 Hugo Award Photos

The 2015 Worldcon’s Official Photographer, Olav Rokne, has published an album of official photos of the 2015 Hugo Awards and 2015 Worldcon Masquerade. In addition, the designer of this year’s Hugo Award trophy, Matthew Dockrey, has provided design notes and … Continue reading

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2015 Hugo Voting Participation Smashes Records

5,950 members of this year’s Worldcon voted in the 2015 Hugo Awards, according to an announcement from Sasquan, the 2015 World Science Fiction Convention. This breaks last year’s record of 3,587 ballots, and represents a 57% voter turnout, the highest … Continue reading

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2015 Hugo Award Voting Closed; Ceremony Plans in Place

Voting for the 2015 Hugo Awards closed at the end of July. The Awards will be announced at a ceremony at the 2015 World Science Fiction Convention, Sasquan, in Spokane, Washington. The 2015 Hugo Awards Ceremony will be on the … Continue reading

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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Hugo Award Administrators have announced that two of the finalists originally announced for the 2015 Hugo Awards have withdrawn their acceptances and will not appear on the final ballot for the 2015 Hugo Awards.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 & 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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1939 Retro-Hugo Awards Announced

The 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, Loncon 3, announced the winners of the 1939 Retrospective Hugo Awards at a ceremony on the evening of Thursday, August 14, 2014. 1,307 valid ballots were received and counted in the final ballot. BEST … Continue reading

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