2007 Hugo Awards

2007 Hugo Award Trophy Presented at: Nippon 2007, Yokohama, Japan, August 30-September 3, 2007

Toastmaster: George Takei & Nozomi Ohmori

Base design: Takashi Kinoshita, KAIYODO

Awards Administration: Joyce Hooper


For full nomination details see here (PDF).
For full details of the final ballot see here (PDF).

Best Novel

  • Rainbows End by Vernor Vinge [Tor, 2006]
  • Glasshouse by Charles Stross [Ace, 2006]
  • His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik [Voyager, 2006; Del Rey, 2006]
  • Eifelheim by Michael Flynn [Tor, 2006]
  • Blindsight by Peter Watts [Tor, 2006]

Best Novella

  • “A Billion Eves” by Robert Reed [Asimov’s Oct/Nov 2006]
  • “Lord Weary’s Empire” by Michael Swanwick [Asimov’s Dec 2006]
  • Julian: A Christmas Story by Robert Charles Wilson [PS Publishing, 2006]
  • “The Walls of the Universe” by Paul Melko [Asimov’s April/May 2006]
  • “Inclination” by William Shunn [Asimov’s April/May 2006]

Best Novelette

  • “The Djinn’s Wife” by Ian McDonald [Asimov’s July 2006]
  • “Pol Pot’s Beautiful Daughter (Fantasy)” by Geoff Ryman [Fantasy & Science Fiction Oct 2006]
  • “Dawn, and Sunset, and the Colours of the Earth” by Michael F Flynn [Asimov’s Oct/Nov 2006]
  • “All the Things You Are” by Mike Resnick [Jim Baen’s Universe Oct 2006]
  • “Yellow Card Man” by Paolo Bacigalupi [Asimov’s Dec 2006]

Best Short Story

  • “Impossible Dreams” by Tim Pratt [Asimov’s July 2006]
  • “How to Talk to Girls at Parties” by Neil Gaiman [Fragile Things, William Morrow 2006]
  • “Eight Episodes” by Robert Reed [Asimov’s June 2006]
  • “Kin” by Bruce McAllister [Asimov’s Feb 2006]
  • “The House Beyond Your Sky” by Benjamin Rosenbaum [Strange Horizons Sep 2006]

Best Related Book

  • James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B Sheldon by Julie Phillips [St. Martin’s Press, 2006]
  • Worldcon Guest of Honor Speeches by Mike Resnick and Joe Siclari, eds. [ISFiC Press, 2006]
  • Heinlein’s Children: The Juveniles by Joseph T Major [Advent Publishing, 2006]
  • About Writing: Seven Essays, Four Letters, and Five Interviews by Samuel R Delany [Wesleyan University Press, 2006]
  • Cover Story: The Art of John Picacio by John Picacio [MonkeyBrain Books, 2006]

Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form

  • Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) Screenplay by Guillermo del Toro. Directed by Guillermo del Toro [Picturehouse]
  • Children of Men (2006) Screenplay by Alfonso Cuaron & Timothy J. Sexton and David Arata and Mark Fergus & Hawk Ostby. Based on the Novel by P.D. James. Directed by Alfonso Cuaron. [Universal Pictures]
  • The Prestige (2006) Screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan. Based on the Novel by Christopher Priest. Directed by Christopher Nolan [Touchstone Pictures]
  • V for Vendetta (2006) Screenplay by The Wachowski Brothers. Based on the Graphic Novel illustrated by David Lloyd. Directed by James McTeigue [Warner Bros.]
  • A Scanner Darkly (2006) Screenplay by Richard Linklater. Based on the Novel by Philip K. Dick. Directed by Richard Linklater. [Warner Independent Pictures]

Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form

  • Doctor Who – “Girl in the Fireplace” (2006) Written by Steven Moffat. Directed by Euros Lyn [BBC Wales/BBC1]
  • Doctor Who – “Army of Ghosts” and “Doomsday” (2006) Written by Russell T. Davies. Directed by Graeme Harper [BBC Wales/BBC1]
  • Battlestar Galactica – “Downloaded” (2006) Written by Bradley Thompson & David Weddle. Directed by Jeff Woolnough [NBC Universal/British Sky Broadcasting]
  • Doctor Who – “School Reunion” (2006) Written by Toby Whithouse. Directed by James Hawes [BBC Wales/BBC1]
  • Stargate SG-1 – “200” (2006) Written by Brad Wright & Robert C. Cooper & Joseph Mallozzi & Paul Mullie & Carl Binder & Martin Gero & Alan McCullough. Directed by Martin Wood. [Double Secret Productions/NBC Universal]

Best Editor, Long Form

  • Patrick Nielsen Hayden
  • David G Hartwell
  • James Patrick Baen
  • Ginjer Buchanan
  • Lou Anders

Best Editor, Short Form

  • Gordon Van Gelder
  • Sheila Williams
  • Stanley Schmidt
  • Gardner Dozois
  • David G Hartwell

Best Professional Artist

  • Donato Giancola
  • Bob Eggleton
  • John Picacio
  • Stephan Martiniere
  • John Jude Palencar

Best Semiprozine

  • Locus ed. by Charles N. Brown, Kirsten Gong-Wong and Liza Groen Trombi
  • Interzone ed. by Andy Cox
  • The New York Review of Science Fiction ed. by Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell and Kevin J. Maroney
  • Ansible ed. by Dave Langford
  • Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet ed. by Gavin Grant and Kelly Link

Best Fanzine

  • Science-Fiction Five-Yearly ed. by Lee Hoffman, Geri Sullivan, and Randy Byers
  • Challenger ed. by Guy H. Lillian III
  • Plokta ed. by Alison Scott, Steve Davies and Mike Scott
  • Banana Wings ed. by Claire Brialey and Mark Plummer
  • The Drink Tank ed. by Chris Garcia

Best Fan Writer

  • Dave Langford
  • John Scalzi
  • John Hertz
  • Steven H Silver
  • Chris Garcia

Best Fan Artist

  • Frank Wu
  • Sue Mason
  • Brad W Foster
  • Teddy Harvia
  • Steve Stiles