1974 Hugo Awards

1974 Hugo Award Trophy Presented at: Discon II, Washington DC, August 29 – September 2, 1974

Toastmaster: Andrew J. Offutt

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Best Novel

  • Rendezvous With Rama by Arthur C. Clarke [Galaxy Sep,Oct 1973; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973]
  • Time Enough for Love by Robert A. Heinlein [Putnam, 1973]
  • Protector by Larry Niven [Ballantine, 1973]
  • The People of the Wind by Poul Anderson [Analog Feb,Mar,Apr 1973; Signet, 1973]
  • The Man Who Folded Himself by David Gerrold [Random House, 1973]

Best Novella

  • “The Girl Who Was Plugged In” by James Tiptree, Jr. [New Dimensions #3, 1973]
  • “The Death of Doctor Island” by Gene Wolfe [Universe 3, 1973]
  • “Death and Designation Among the Asadi” by Michael Bishop [If Feb 1973]
  • “The White Otters of Childhood” by Michael Bishop [F&SF Jul 1973]
  • “Chains of the Sea” by Gardner Dozois [Chains of the Sea, 1973]

Best Novelette

  • “The Deathbird” by Harlan Ellison [F&SF Mar 1973]
  • “Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand” by Vonda N. McIntyre [Analog Oct 1973]
  • “Love Is the Plan the Plan Is Death” by James Tiptree, Jr. [The Alien Condition, 1973]
  • “The City on the Sand” by George Alec Effinger [F&SF Apr 1973]
  • “He Fell into a Dark Hole” by Jerry Pournelle [Analog Mar 1973]

Best Short Story

  • “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas” by Ursula K. Le Guin [New Dimensions #3, 1973]
  • “With Morning Comes Mistfall” by George R. R. Martin [Analog May 1973]
  • “Construction Shack” by Clifford D. Simak [If Feb 1973]
  • “Wings” by Vonda N. McIntyre [The Alien Condition, 1973]

Best Dramatic Presentation

  • Sleeper (1973) [Rollins-Joffe/MGM/UA] Directed by Woody Allen; Written by Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman
  • Genesis II (1973) [Norway/Warner Brothers] Directed by John Llewellyn Moxey; Written by Gene Roddenberry
  • Soylent Green (1973) [MGM] Directed by Richard Fleischer; Screenplay by Stanley R. Greenberg; based on the novel Make Room! Make Room! by Harry Harrison
  • The Six Million Dollar Man (1973) [Universal] Directed by Richard Irving; Screenplay by Tom Greene and Howard Rodman; based on the novel Cyborg by Martin Caidin
  • Westworld (1973) [MGM] Written and directed by Michael Crichton

Best Professional Editor

  • Ben Bova
  • Robert Silverberg
  • Ted White
  • Terry Carr
  • Edward L. Ferman

Best Professional Artist

  • Frank Kelly Freas
  • Frank Frazetta
  • John Schoenherr
  • Vincent Di Fate
  • Jack Gaughan

Best Fanzine

  • The Alien Critic ed. by Richard E. Geis
  • Algol ed. by Andrew I. Porter
  • Locus ed. by Charles N. Brown and Dena Brown
  • Outworlds ed. by Bill Bowers and Joan Bowers

Best Fan Writer

  • Susan Wood
  • Richard E. Geis
  • Laura Basta
  • Jacqueline Lichtenberg
  • Sandra Miesel

Best Fan Artist

  • Tim Kirk
  • William Rotsler
  • Alicia Austin
  • Grant Canfield
  • Arthur “ATom” Thomson

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