2016 Hugo Awards Shortlist to be Announced April 26

Nominations for the 2016 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award and the 1941 Retrospective Hugo Awards closed on March 31. The finalists will be announced by this year’s Worldcon, MidAmeriCon II, on April 26. Voting on the final ballot will open May 15 and close July 31.

To vote on the final ballot, you must be a member of MidAmeriCon II. Both attending and supporting (non-attending) members can vote. MidAmeriCon II also has certain discounted membership levels that include voting rights. See the MidAmeriCon II Membership Registration page for details.

The 2016 Hugo Awards will be presented at a ceremony at MidAmeriCon II in Kansas City on the evening of August 20, 2016. The 1941 Retro-Hugo Awards will be presented at a separate ceremony earlier in the 2016 Worldcon. We will announce further details of both events when they are revealed by MidAmeriCon II.

Direct all questions about the administration of this year’s Hugo Awards to the current Worldcon’s Hugo Award Administrators. MidAmeriCon II is exclusively responsible for the administration of the 2016 Hugo Awards, the John W. Campbell Award, and the 1941 Retrospective Hugo Awards.