1960 Hugo Awards

1960 Hugo Award Trophy Presented at: Pittcon, Pittsburgh, September 3-5, 1960

Toastmaster: Isaac Asimov

Base design:

Awards Administration:

Best Novel

  • Starship Troopers (alt: Starship Soldier) by Robert A. Heinlein [F&SF Oct,Nov 1959; Putnam, 1959]
  • Dorsai! (alt: The Genetic General) by Gordon R. Dickson [Astounding May,Jun,Jul 1959]
  • The Pirates of Ersatz (alt: The Pirates of Zan) by Murray Leinster [Astounding Feb,Mar,Apr 1959]
  • That Sweet Little Old Lady (alt: Brain Twister) by Mark Phillips (aka: Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer) [Astounding Sep,Oct 1959]
  • The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. [Dell, 1959]

Short Fiction

  • “Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes [F&SF Apr 1959]
  • “The Alley Man” by Philip José Farmer [F&SF Jun 1959]
  • “The Pi Man” by Alfred Bester [F&SF Oct 1959]
  • “The Man Who Lost the Sea” by Theodore Sturgeon [F&SF Oct 1959]
  • “Cat and Mouse” by Ralph Williams [Astounding Jun 1959]

Best Dramatic Presentation

  • The Twilight Zone (TV series) by Rod Serling [CBS]
  • The World, the Flesh and the Devil (1959) [HarBel/MGM] Directed by Ranald MacDougall; Screenplay by Ranald MacDougall; Story by Ferdinand Reyher; based on the novel The Purple Cloud by M. P. Shiel
  • Murder and the Android (Sunday Showcase episode .5)
  • The Turn of the Screw (1959) [NBC] Directed by John Frankenheimer; Teleplay by James Costigan; based on the novel by Henry James
  • Men into Space (TV series) [CBS, 1959]

Best Professional Magazine

  • The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction ed. by Robert P. Mills
  • Astounding Science Fiction ed. by John W. Campbell, Jr.
  • Galaxy ed. by H. L. Gold
  • Amazing Science Fiction Stories ed. by Cele Goldsmith
  • Fantastic Universe ed. by Cele Goldsmith

Best Professional Artist

  • Ed Emshwiller
  • Frank Kelly Freas
  • Virgil Finlay
  • Mel Hunter
  • Wally Wood

Best Fanzine

  • Cry of the Nameless ed. by F. M. Busby, Elinor Busby, Burnett Toskey and Wally Weber
  • Fanac ed. by Terry Carr and Ron Ellik
  • Yandro ed. by Robert Coulson and Juanita Coulson
  • JD-Argassy ed. by Lynn A. Hickman
  • Science Fiction Times ed. by James V. Taurasi, Sr., Ray Van Houten and Frank R. Prieto, Jr.