1953 Hugo Awards

1953 Hugo Award Trophy Presented at: 11th Worldcon, Philadelphia, September 5-7, 1953

Toastmaster: Isaac Asimov

Base design: Jack McKnight and Ben Jason

Awards Administration:

Best Novel

  • The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester [Galaxy Jan,Feb,Mar 1952; Shasta, 1953]

Best Professional Magazine

  • Astounding Science Fiction ed. by John W. Campbell, Jr.
  • Galaxy ed. by H. L. Gold

Best Cover Artist

  • Hannes Bok
  • Ed Emshwiller

Best Interior Illustrator

  • Virgil Finlay

Excellence in Fact Articles

  • Willy Ley

Best New SF Author or Artist

  • Philip José Farmer

Fan Personality

  • Forrest J Ackerman