Sunday, September 1, 2013
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”), is pleased to announce the 2013 Hugo Award and John W. Campbell Award Winners. 1848 valid ballots were received and counted in the final ballot.
Best Novel: Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi (Tor)
Best Novella: “The Emperor’s Soul” by Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon Publications)
Best Novelette: “The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi” by Pat Cadigan (Edge of Infinity, Solaris)
Best Short Story: “Mono no aware” by Ken Liu (The Future is Japanese, VIZ Media LLC)
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 (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 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 science fiction or fantasy writer of 2011 or 2012, sponsored by Dell Magazines (not a Hugo Award): Mur Lafferty
The 2013 Hugo Award winners were announced on Sunday evening, September 1, at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in San Antonio. The ceremony was hosted by LoneStarCon 3 Toastmaster Paul Cornell.
The 2013 Hugo trophy base was designed and cast in bronze by Texan sculptor Vincent Villafranca.
The Hugo Awards are the premier award in the science fiction genre, honoring science fiction and fantasy literature, media, artists, and fans. The Hugo Awards were first presented at the 1953 World Science Fiction Convention in Philadelphia, PA (Philcon II), and they have continued to honor science fiction and fantasy notables annually for 60 years.
More information about the Hugo Awards is available at www.LoneStarCon3.org/hugo-