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Hugo Winners 2012!

This year's Hugo awards were presented at Chicon7 in Chicago Illinois. The Hugos are science fiction and fantasy's Oscar equivalents, guaranteeing new banners on book reprints,special screenings of television shows, and this year more listeners for the new fancast/podcast category.

(Next year think of us when you're nominating your favorite podcast! We tied The Nerdist this year, but we need a few more votes to make the ballot!)

Our Favorites

Dramatic Presentation - Long Form: Game of Thrones (Season 1) (HBO)
We just love this ongoing series!

Dramatic Presentation - Short Form: Doctor Who The Doctor's Wife (BBC Wales)
Written by Neil Gaiman!

Fan Artist: Maurine Starkey
Regular artist for Chris Garcia's Drink Tank artist and very nice person!

Complete List: Hugo Award Winners 2012

Novel: Among Others by Jo Walton (Tor)

Novella: "The Man Who Bridged the Mist" by Kij Johnson (Asimov's, September/October 2011)

Novelette: "Six Months, Three Days" by Charlie Jane Anders (Tor.com)

Short Story: "The Paper Menagerie" by Ken Liu (F&smp;SF, March/April 2011)

Non-Fiction Book: The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, Third Edition edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls, and Graham Sleight (Gollancz)

Graphic Novel: Digger by Ursula Vernon (Sofawolf Press)

Dramatic Presentation - Long Form: Game of Thrones (Season 1) (HBO)

Dramatic Presentation - Short Form: Doctor Who "The Doctor's Wife" (BBC Wales)

Editor - Long Form: Betsy Wollheim

Editor - Short Form: Sheila Williams

Professional Artist: John Picacio

Semiprozine: Locus edited by Liza Groen Trombi, Kirsten Gong-Wong, et al.

Fanzine: SF Signal, edited by John DeNardo

Fan Writer: Jim C. Hines

Fan Artist: Maurine Starkey

Fancast: SF Squeecast, Lynne M. Thomas, Seanan McGuire, Paul Cornell, Elizabeth Bear, and Catherynne M. Valente

Campbell Award: E. Lily Yu

Special Committee Award: Robert Weinberg

-Ric

 

Ric Bretschneider

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