1963 Hugo Awards

1963 Hugo Award Trophy Presented at: Discon I, Washington DC, August 31 – September 2, 1963

Toastmaster: Isaac Asimov

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Awards Administration:

Best Novel

  • The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick [Putnam, 1962]
  • Sword of Aldones by Marion Zimmer Bradley [Ace, 1961]
  • A Fall of Moondust by Arthur C. Clarke [Harcourt, Brace & World, 1962]
  • Little Fuzzy by H. Beam Piper [Avon, 1962]
  • Sylva by Vercors, translated by Rita Barisse [Putnam, 1961]

Short Fiction

  • “The Dragon Masters” by Jack Vance [Galaxy Aug 1962]
  • “Myrrha” by Gary Jennings [F&SF Sep 1962]
  • “The Unholy Grail” by Fritz Leiber [Fantastic Oct 1962]
  • “When You Care, When You Love” by Theodore Sturgeon [F&SF Sep 1962]
  • “Where Is the Bird of Fire?” by Thomas Burnett Swann [Science Fantasy Apr 1962]

Best Dramatic Presentation

  • No winner chosen this year
  • Burn, Witch, Burn (1962) (alt: Night of the Eagle) [Anglo-Amalgamated/Independent Artists] Directed by Sidney Hayers; Screenplay by Charles Beaumont & Richard Matheson and George Baxt; based on the novel Conjure Wife by Fritz Leiber
  • The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961) [British Lion/Pax] Directed by Val Guest; Written by Wolf Mankowitz & Val Guest
  • Last Year at Marienbad (1962) [Argos Films] Directed by Alain Resnais; Screenplay by Alain Resnais and Alain Robbe-Grillet; based on the novel The Invention of Morel by Adolfo Bioy Casares
  • The Twilight Zone (TV series) by Rod Serling [CBS]

Best Professional Magazine

  • The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction ed. by Robert P. Mills and Avram Davidson
  • Analog Science Fiction and Fact ed. by John W. Campbell, Jr.
  • Galaxy ed. by H. L. Gold
  • Fantastic ed. by Cele Goldsmith
  • Science Fantasy

Best Professional Artist

  • Roy G. Krenkel
  • Ed Emshwiller
  • Virgil Finlay
  • Jack Gaughan
  • John Schoenherr

Best Fanzine

  • Xero ed. by Richard A. Lupoff and Pat Lupoff
  • Warhoon ed. by Richard Bergeron
  • Mirage ed. by Jack L. Chalker
  • Yandro ed. by Robert Coulson and Juanita Coulson
  • Shangri L’Affaires ed. by Fred Patten, Albert Lewis, Bjo Trimble and John Trimble