The Hugo Awards, presented annually since 1955, are science fiction’s most prestigious award. The awards are selected by popular vote from WSFC attendees.
This year’s WorldCon will take place in London from August 14th through the 18th.
Here’s this year’s nominees for the Hugo Award and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award:
2. Best Novel
Warbound, Larry Correia
Parasite, Mira Grant
The Wheel of Time (complete series), Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson
Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie
Neptune’s Brood, Charles Stross
8. Best Related Work
Queers Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the LGBTQ Fans Who Love It, Sigrid Ellis & Michael Damian Thomas, eds.
”We Have Always Fought: Challenging the Women, Cattle and Slaves Narrative”, Kameron Hurley
Speculative Fiction 2012: The Best Online Reviews, Essays and Commentary, Justin Landon & Jared Shurin, eds.
Writing Excuses, Season 8, Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler & Jordan Sanderson
Wonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction, Jeff VanderMeer with Jeremy Zerfoss
9. Best Graphic Story
”The Girl Who Loved Doctor Who”, Paul Cornell; art by Jimmy Broxton
Girl Genius, Volume 13: Agatha Heterodyne & The Sleeping City, Phil & Kaja Foglio; art by Phil Foglio; colors by Cheyenne Wright
The Meathouse Man, adapted and illustrated by Raya Golden from the story by George R.R. Martin
”Time”, Randall Munroe
Saga, Volume 2, Brian K. Vaughn; art by Fiona Staples
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