1976 Hugo Awards

1976 Hugo Award Trophy Presented at: MidAmeriCon, Kansas City, September 2-6, 1976

Toastmaster: Wilson Tucker

Base design: Tim Kirk

Awards Administration:

Final ballot details (Our thanks to the FANAC Fan History Project and the Unofficial Hugo Award Book Club for this file)

Video of the 1976 Hugo Award and Other Awards Ceremony from the FANAC Fan History Project.

Best Novel

  • The Forever War by Joe Haldeman [St. Martin’s, 1974]
  • Doorways in the Sand by Roger Zelazny [Analog Jun,Jul,Aug 1975; Harper & Row, 1976]
  • Inferno by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle [Galaxy Aug,Sep,Oct 1975]
  • The Computer Connection (alt: The Indian Giver) by Alfred Bester [Berkley Putnam, 1975]
  • The Stochastic Man by Robert Silverberg [F&SF Apr,May,Jun 1975; Harper & Row, 1975]

Best Novella

  • “Home Is the Hangman” by Roger Zelazny [Analog Nov 1975]
  • “The Storms of Windhaven” by George R. R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle [Analog May 1975]
  • “ARM” by Larry Niven [Epoch, 1975]
  • “The Silent Eyes of Time” by Algis Budrys [F&SF Nov 1975]
  • “The Custodians” by Richard Cowper [F&SF Oct 1975]

Best Novelette

  • “The Borderland of Sol” by Larry Niven [Analog Jan 1975]
  • “The New Atlantis” by Ursula K. Le Guin [The New Atlantis, 1975]
  • “And Seven Times Never Kill Man” by George R. R. Martin [Analog Jul 1975]
  • “San Diego Lightfoot Sue” by Tom Reamy [F&SF Aug 1975]
  • “Tinker” by Jerry Pournelle [Galaxy Jul 1975]

Best Short Story

  • “Catch That Zeppelin!” by Fritz Leiber [F&SF Mar 1975]
  • “Croatoan” by Harlan Ellison [F&SF May 1975]
  • “Child of All Ages” by P. J. Plauger [Analog Mar 1975]
  • “Sail the Tide of Mourning” by Richard A. Lupoff [New Dimensions , 1975]
  • “Rogue Tomato” by Michael Bishop [New Dimensions , 1975]
  • “Doing Lennon” by Gregory Benford [Analog Apr 1975]

Best Dramatic Presentation

  • A Boy and His Dog (1975) [LQ/JAF] Directed by L. Q. Jones; Screenplay by L. Q. Jones and Wayne Cruseturner; Story by Harlan Ellison
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) [Python (Monty) Pictures] Directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones; Written by Graham Chapman & John Cleese & Eric Idle & Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones & Michael Palin
  • Dark Star (1973) [USC] Directed by John Carpenter; Written by John Carpenter and Dan O’Bannon
  • Rollerball (1975) [Algonquin/UA] Directed by Norman Jewison; Written by William Harrison
  • The Capture (cartoon slide show) by Phil Foglio and Robert Lynn Asprin

Best Professional Editor

  • Ben Bova
  • Robert Silverberg
  • Edward L. Ferman
  • James P. Baen
  • Ted White

Best Professional Artist

  • Frank Kelly Freas
  • Rick Sternbach
  • George Barr
  • Stephen Fabian
  • Vincent Di Fate

Best Fanzine

  • Locus ed. by Charles N. Brown and Dena Brown
  • Science Fiction Review ed. by Richard E. Geis
  • Outworlds ed. by Bill Bowers
  • Algol ed. by Andrew I. Porter
  • Don-O-Saur ed. by Don C. Thompson

Best Fan Writer

  • Richard E. Geis
  • Susan Wood
  • Don C. Thompson
  • Charles N. Brown
  • Don D’Ammassa

Best Fan Artist

  • Tim Kirk
  • Phil Foglio
  • Grant Canfield
  • William Rotsler
  • James Shull