Here’re the 2016 Hugo Award Winners!
N.K. Jemisin took home the best novel award for The Fifth Season
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The winners of science fiction’s prestigious Hugo Awards have been announced! Despite another attempt by the conservative Rapid and Sad Puppies groups to stuff the ballots, this year’s Hugos awards went to a diverse set of authors and artists.
Congrats to all the winners:
BEST NOVEL: The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin (Orbit)
BEST NOVELLA: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor (Tor.com)
BEST NOVELETTE: “Folding Beijing” by Hao Jingfang, trans. Ken Liu (Uncanny Magazine, Jan-Feb 2015)
BEST SHORT STORY: “Cat Pictures Please” by Naomi Kritzer (Clarkesworld, January 2015)
BEST RELATED WORK: No Award
BEST GRAPHIC STORY: The Sandman: Overture written by Neil Gaiman, art by J.H. Williams III (Vertigo)
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, LONG FORM: The Martian screenplay by Drew Goddard, directed by Ridley Scott (Scott Free Productions; Kinberg Genre; TSG Entertainment; 20th Century Fox)
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, SHORT FORM: Jessica Jones: “AKA Smile” written by Scott Reynolds, Melissa Rosenberg, and Jamie King, directed by Michael Rymer (Marvel Television; ABC Studios; Tall Girls Productions;Netflix)
BEST EDITOR, SHORT FORM: Ellen Datlow
BEST EDITOR, LONG FORM: Sheila E. Gilbert
BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTIST: Abigail Larson
BEST SEMIPROZINE: Uncanny Magazine edited by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas, Michi Trota, and Erika Ensign & Steven Schapansky
BEST FANZINE: File 770 edited by Mike Glyer
BEST FANCAST: No Award
BEST FAN WRITER: Mike Glyer
BEST FAN ARTIST: Steve Stiles