Monday, September 2, 2013

2013 Hugo Award Winners

The 2013 Hugo Awards were presented last night, September 1, at the Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas, during LoneStarCon 3, the World Science Fiction Convention. Photos can be enlarged by clicking.

The three fiction winners: John Scalzi (novel), Pat Cadigan (novelette), and Brandon Sanderson (novella). The short story winner, Ken Liu, was not present.

Best dramatic presentation, short form, the "Blackwater" episode of Game of Thrones, Rory McCann (actor and bodyguard) and George R.R. Martin (screenplay). McCann plays The Hound in the Game of Thrones television series.

Best novelette, "The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi" by Pat Cadigan.

Best Semiprozine, Clarkesworld: Kate Baker, Jason Heller, Sean Wallace, and Neil Clarke.

Best Fan Artist, Galen Dara.

The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, Mur Lafferty (center), with presenters Jay Lake (left) and his daughter, Bronwyn (right).

Best Editor, long form, Patrick Nielsen Hayden.

Best professional artist, John Picacio.

Best novella, "The Emperor's Soul" by Brandon Sanderson. The second Hugo he is holding is for Best Related Work.

Best Novel, Redshirts by John Scalzi.

Best Editor, short form, Stanley Schmidt. He is also holding his Chairman's Special Award.

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

Best Fancast, SF Squeecast: Seanan McGuire, Lynne M. Thomas, Elizabeth Bear, and Catherynne M. Valente. Paul Cornell is not pictured.

Best Related Work, Writing Excuses, Season Seven: Howard Tayler, Mary Robinette Kowal, and Brandon Sanderson.

Related link:
Complete list of 2013 Hugo Winners from Locus Online