The 2013 Hugo Award Winners

The Hugo AwardLast night the Hugo Awards were presented to the best science fiction and fantasy works of 2012, as determined by the voting members of the 2013 Worldcon. This year’s Worldcon was hosted by LoneStarCon 3 in San Antonio, Texas.

The Winners:

Best Novel: Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi

Best Novella:The Emperor’s Soul” by Brandon Sanderson

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

Best Short Story:Mono no aware” by Ken Liu (The Future is Japanese)

Best Related Work: Writing Excuses, Season 7 by Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler, and Jordan Sanderson

Best Graphic Story: Saga, Volume 1 written by Brian K. Vaughn, illustrated by Fiona Staples

Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form): The Avengers Screenplay & Directed by Joss Whedon

Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form): Game of Thrones: “Blackwater” Written by George R.R. Martin, Directed by Neil Marshall.

Best Editor – Short Form: Stanley Schmidt

Best Editor – Long Form: Patrick Nielsen Hayden

Best Professional Artist: John Picacio

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

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)

Best Fan Writer: Tansy Rayner Roberts

Best Fan Artist: Galen Dara

The John W. Campbell Award for the best new professional SF/F writer: Mur Lafferty