1964 Hugo Awards

1964 Hugo Award Trophy Presented at: Pacificon II, Oakland, September 4-7, 1964

Toastmaster: Anthony Boucher

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Awards Administration:



Best Novel

  • Here Gather the Stars (alt: Way Station) by Clifford D. Simak [Galaxy Jun,Aug 1963]
  • Glory Road by Robert A. Heinlein [F&SF Jul,Aug,Sep 1963; Putnam, 1963]
  • Witch World by Andre Norton [Ace, 1963]
  • Dune World by Frank Herbert [Analog Dec 1963,Jan,Feb 1964]
  • Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. [Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1963]

Short Fiction

  • “No Truce with Kings” by Poul Anderson [F&SF Jun 1963]
  • “Code Three” by Rick Raphael [Analog Feb 1963]
  • “A Rose for Ecclesiastes” by Roger Zelazny [F&SF Nov 1963]
  • “Savage Pellucidar” by Edgar Rice Burroughs [Amazing Nov 1963]

Best Dramatic Presentation

    Insufficient Nominations – Not on ballot

Best Professional Magazine

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

Best Professional Artist

  • Ed Emshwiller
  • John Schoenherr
  • Virgil Finlay
  • Frank Frazetta
  • Roy G. Krenkel

Best Fanzine

  • Amra ed. by George H. Scithers
  • Yandro ed. by Robert Coulson and Juanita Coulson
  • Starspinkle ed. by Ron Ellik
  • ERB-dom ed. by Camille Cazedessus, Jr.

Best SF Book Publisher

  • Ace
  • Pyramid
  • Ballantine
  • Doubleday

Further detail

Final Ballot Voting Note: Under the rules in force at the time, Hugo Award voting was “first past the post,” meaning that the nominee with more votes than any other nominee (not necessarily a majority) won the Award.

(Our thanks to Tom Whitmore, who recovered the final voting figures document from the records of Alva Rogers and scanned it for us. The original is on Pacificon 2 color stationary.)

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