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:

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 #5, 1975]
  • “Rogue Tomato” by Michael Bishop [New Dimensions #5, 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