2013 Hugo nominees announced

This year's Hugo Award nominees have been announced, and it's a great slate! Congrats to all the authors, artists, fans and editors who are up for the award in San Antonio, Texas this Labor Day weekend.

Best Novel (1113 nominating ballots cast)
* 2312, Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit)
* Blackout, Mira Grant (Orbit)
* Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance, Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen)
* Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas, John Scalzi (Tor)
* Throne of the Crescent Moon, Saladin Ahmed (DAW)

Best Novella (587 nominating ballots cast)
* After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall, Nancy Kress (Tachyon Publications)
* The Emperor’s Soul, Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon Publications)
* On a Red Station, Drifting, Aliette de Bodard (Immersion Press)
* San Diego 2014: The Last Stand of the California Browncoats, Mira Grant (Orbit)
* “The Stars Do Not Lie”, Jay Lake (Asimov’s, Oct-Nov 2012)

2013 Hugo Award Nominees Announced


Best Novelette (616 nominating ballots cast)

Best Short Story (662 nominating ballots cast)

Note: Category has only 3 nominees due to the minimum 5% requirement of Section 3.8.5 of the WSFS constitution.

Best Related Work (584 nominating ballots cast)

Best Graphic Story (427 nominating ballots cast)

Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form (787 nominating ballots cast)

Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form (597 nominating ballots cast)

Best Editor, Short Form (526 nominating ballots cast)

Best Editor, Long Form (408 nominating ballots cast)

Best Professional Artist (519 nominating ballots cast)

Best Semiprozine (404 nominating ballots cast)

Best Fanzine (370 nominating ballots cast)

Best Fancast (346 nominating ballots cast)

Best Fan Writer (485 nominating ballots cast)

Best Fan Artist (293 nominating ballots cast)

The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (476 nominating ballots cast)
Award for the best new professional science fiction or fantasy writer of 2011 or 2012, sponsored by Dell Magazines. (Not a Hugo Award, but administered along with the Hugo Awards.)

*Finalists in their 2nd year of eligibility.