Two 2016 Hugo Award Finalists Withdraw; Replacements Named

MidAmeriCon II, the 2016 Worldcon, announced today that two previously-announced finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards have withdrawn from consideration and have been replaced.

The short story “Cat Pictures Please” by Naomi Kritzer (Clarkesworld, January 2015) replaces “The Commuter” by Thomas A. Mays.

The fanzine Lady Business, edited by Clare, Ira, Jodie, KJ, Renay, and Susan, replaces Black Gate, edited by John O’Neill.

We have updated the list of 2016 Hugo Award finalists to reflect these changes.