AUSSIECON 4 ANNOUNCES HUGO WINNERS

The Hugo Awards are the premier award in the science fiction genre,
honoring science fiction literature and media as well as the genre’s fans.
The first Hugos were awarded at the 1953 World Science Fiction Convention
in Philadelphia (Philcon II), and have honored science fiction and fantasy
notables such as Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, Robert Silverberg,
Ursula K. Le Guin, J.K. Rowling, Neil Gaiman and many others.

BEST NOVEL

[Tie for first place]
The City & The City by China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan UK)
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade)

BEST NOVELLA

"Palimpsest" by Charles Stross (Wireless; Ace; Orbit)

BEST NOVELETTE

"The Island" by Peter Watts (The New Space Opera 2; Eos)

BEST SHORT STORY

"Bridesicle" by Will McIntosh (Asimov’s 1/09)

BEST RELATED WORK

This is Me, Jack Vance! (Or, More Properly, This is "I")
by Jack Vance (Subterranean)

BEST GRAPHIC STORY

Girl Genius, Volume 9: Agatha Heterodyne and
the Heirs of the Storm Written by Kaja and Phil Foglio;
Art by Phil Foglio; Colours by Cheyenne Wright
(Airship Entertainment)

BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION – LONG FORM

Moon Screenplay by Nathan Parker; Story by Duncan Jones;
Directed by Duncan Jones (Liberty Films)

BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION – SHORT FORM

Doctor Who: "The Waters of Mars" Written by Russell T Davies
& Phil Ford; Directed by Graeme Harper (BBC Wales)

BEST EDITOR, LONG FORM

Patrick Nielsen Hayden

BEST EDITOR, SHORT FORM

Ellen Datlow

BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTIST

Shaun Tan

BEST SEMIPROZINE

Clarkesworld edited by Neil Clarke, Sean Wallace, & Cheryl Morgan

BEST FAN WRITER

Frederik Pohl

BEST FANZINE

StarShipSofa edited by Tony C. Smith

BEST FAN ARTIST

Brad W. Foster

THE JOHN W. CAMPBELL AWARD FOR BEST NEW WRITER

Seanan McGuire

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please contact Vincent Docherty
at hugoadmin@aussiecon4.org.au.

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