1969 Hugo Awards

1969 Hugo Award Trophy Presented at: St. Louiscon, St. Louis August 28 – September 1, 1969

Toastmaster: Harlan Ellison

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Best Novel

  • Stand on Zanzibar by John Brunner [Doubleday, 1968]
  • Rite of Passage by Alexei Panshin [Ace, 1968]
  • Nova by Samuel R. Delany [Doubleday, 1968]
  • Past Master by R. A. Lafferty [Ace, 1968]
  • The Goblin Reservation by Clifford D. Simak [Galaxy Apr,Jun 1968; Putnam, 1968]

Best Novella

  • “Nightwings” by Robert Silverberg [Galaxy Sep 1968]
  • “Dragonrider” by Anne McCaffrey [Analog Dec 1967,Jan 1968]
  • “Lines of Power” by Samuel R. Delany [F&SF May 1968]
  • “Hawk Among the Sparrows” by Dean McLaughlin [Analog Jul 1968]

Best Novelette

  • “The Sharing of Flesh” by Poul Anderson [Galaxy Dec 1968]
  • “Total Environment” by Brian W. Aldiss [Galaxy Feb 1968]
  • “Getting Through University” by Piers Anthony [If Aug 1968]
  • “Mother to the World” by Richard Wilson [Orbit #3, 1968]

Best Short Story

  • “The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World” by Harlan Ellison [Galaxy Jun 1968]
  • “All the Myriad Ways” by Larry Niven [Galaxy Oct 1968]
  • “The Dance of the Changer and the Three” by Terry Carr [The Farthest Reaches, 1968; Sci Fiction, scifi.com 2000-11-29]
  • “The Steiger Effect” by Betsy Curtis [Analog Oct 1968]
  • “Masks” by Damon Knight [Playboy Jul 1968]

Best Dramatic Presentation

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) [Paramount] Directed by Stanley Kubrick; Screenplay by Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick; based on the story “The Sentinel” by Arthur C. Clarke
  • Yellow Submarine (1968) [Apple/Hearst/King Features] Directed by George Dunning; Written by Al Brodax, Roger McGough, Jack Mendelsohn, Lee Minoff and Erich Segal
  • Charly (1968) [ABC Pictures/Selmer] Directed by Ralph Nelson; Screenplay by Stirling Silliphant; based on the short story and novel Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  • Rosemary’s Baby (1968) [Paramount] Directed by Roman Polanski; Screenplay by Roman Polanski; based on the novel by Ira Levin
  • The Prisoner – “Fallout” (1968) [Everyman/ITC] Written and directed by Patrick McGoohan

Best Professional Magazine

  • The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction ed. by Edward L. Ferman
  • Analog Science Fiction and Fact ed. by John W. Campbell, Jr.
  • Galaxy ed. by H. L. Gold
  • New Worlds ed. by Michael Moorcock
  • If ed. by Frederik Pohl

Best Professional Artist

  • Jack Gaughan
  • Frank Kelly Freas
  • Leo Dillon and Diane Dillon
  • Vaughn Bodé

Best Fanzine

  • Science Fiction Review ed. by Richard E. Geis
  • Riverside Quarterly ed. by Leland Sapiro
  • Trumpet ed. by Tom Reamy
  • Warhoon ed. by Richard Bergeron
  • Shangri L’Affaires ed. by Ken Rudolph

Best Fan Writer

  • Harry Warner, Jr.
  • Richard Delap
  • Banks Mebane
  • Walter A. Willis

Best Fan Artist

  • Vaughn Bodé
  • George Barr
  • William Rotsler
  • Tim Kirk
  • Doug Lovenstein

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