2013 Hugo Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners and nominees of the 2013 Hugo 2013-baseAwards, held at LoneStarCon 3 in San Antonio on Sunday night.

There were a few hiccups with the Ustream live feed of the ceremony, but host Paul Cornell made the night delightful with many gentle jibs and jokes at the expense of the genre community. (Random Penguin is the name of my next band, by the way).

A highlight of the night was when Cornell asked presenter Jay Lake to stay back after helping to announce the “Not a Hugo” Campbell award to Mur Lafferty. Cornell held up a sign and asked the audience to read the words “We Love You, Jay” in unison.

And, by the way, Jay, we do. We really, really do!

Below are the majority of winners. Congratulations to everyone!

2013 Hugo Award Winners

Best Novel: Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas, John Scalzi (Tor)

Best Novella: The Emperor’s Soul, Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon Publications)

Best Novelette: “The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi”, Pat Cadigan (Edge of Infinity, Solaris)

Best Short Story: “Mono no Aware”, Ken Liu (The Future is Japanese, VIZ Media LLC)

Best Graphic Story: Saga, Volume One, written by Brian K. Vaughn, illustrated by Fiona Staples (Image Comics)

Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form: The Avengers, Screenplay & Directed by Joss Whedon (Marvel Studios, Disney, Paramount)

Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form: Game of Thrones, “Blackwater”, Written by George R.R. Martin, Directed by Neil Marshall. Created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss (HBO)

Best Editor Short Form: Stanley Schmidt

Best Editor Long Form: Patrick Nielsen Hayden

Best Pro Artist: John Picacio

Best Semiprozine: Clarkesworld

Best Fanzine: SF Signal, edited by John DeNardo, JP Frantz, and Patrick Hester

Best Fancast: SF Squeecast, Elizabeth Bear, Paul Cornell, Seanan McGuire, Lynne M. Thomas, Catherynne M. Valente (Presenters) and David McHone-Chase (Technical Producer)

The “Not a Hugo” The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer: Mur Lafferty

Tom Veal wins the Big Heart Award. #Hugos And…they gave him the wrong plaque.

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