Listed here are the 2018 Hugo Award nominees


The nominees for the 2018 Hugo Awards were equipped as of late, representing the adequate science fiction and fantasy literature published in 2017.

The Hugo Awards are one among speculative fiction’s most prestigious prizes. Named for Unbelievable Tales editor Hugo Gernsback and first handed out in 1953, they acknowledge the adequate works in science fiction and fantasy literature every year. The awards are overseen by the World Science Fiction Society and are chosen by participants of the World Science Fiction Convention (identified as Worldcon). One other position of prizes, the Retrospective Hugo Awards, acknowledges works published earlier than the starting of the Hugos (this year, for works published in 1943).

Closing year, women folks nearly fully swept the awards: N.K. Jemisin received the Hugo for Finest Unique for her book The Obelisk Gate, along with authors Seanan McGuire (for her novella Every Coronary heart a Doorway), Ursula Vernon (for her novelette The Tomato Thief,) and Amal El-Mohtar (for her short legend Seasons of Glass and Iron). Girls and authors of color are again are strongly represented in all categories. A whole lot of reviews were additionally nominated last month for a Nebula Award.

This year’s awards will likely be equipped at WorldCon seventy six, which is in a position to be held in San Jose, California between August Sixteenth and twentieth. The awards ceremony will likely be hosted by the conventions Artist Guest of Honor John Picacio on August nineteenth.

Here’s the elephantine list of nominees for the 2018 award. Hyperlinks possess been added for our reports or where reviews are publicly on hand on-line.

Finest Unique

  • The Collapsing Empire, by John Scalzi (Tor)
  • Unique York 2140, by Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit)
  • Provenance, by Ann Leckie (Orbit)
  • Raven Stratagem, by Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris)
  • Six Wakes, by Mur Lafferty (Orbit)
  • The Stone Sky, by N.K. Jemisin (Orbit)

Finest Novella

  • All Systems Red, by Martha Wells ( Publishing)
  • “And Then There Had been (N-One),” by Sarah Pinsker (Uncanny, March/April 2017)
  • Binti: House, by Nnedi Okorafor ( Publishing)
  • The Shaded Tides of Heaven, by JY Yang ( Publishing)
  • Down Among the many Sticks and Bones, by Seanan McGuire ( Publishing)
  • River of Enamel, by Sarah Gailey ( Publishing)

Finest Novelette

Finest Short Anecdote

Finest Connected Work

  • Crash Override: How Gamergate (On the area of) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can Pick the Fight Against Online Detest, by Zoe Quinn (PublicAffairs)
  • Iain M. Banks (Modern Masters of Science Fiction), by Paul Kincaid (College of Illinois Press)
  • A Lit Fuse: The Appealing Lifetime of Harlan Ellison, by Nat Segaloff (NESFA Press)
  • Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia E. Butler, edited by Alexandra Pierce and Mimi Mondal (Twelfth Planet Press)
  • No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters, by Ursula K. Le Guin (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  • Dozing with Monsters: Readings and Reactions in Science Fiction and Anecdote, by Liz Bourke (Aqueduct Press)

Finest Graphic Anecdote

  • Shaded Trudge, Volume 1: Onerous Time, written by Saladin Ahmed, illustrated by Christian Ward, lettered by Clayton Cowles (Shock)
  • Bitch Planet, Volume 2: President Bitch, written by Kelly Sue DeConnick, illustrated by Valentine De Landro and Taki Soma, colored by Kelly Fitzpatrick, lettered by Clayton Cowles (Image Comics)
  • Monstress, Volume 2: The Blood, written by Marjorie M. Liu, illustrated by Sana Takeda (Image Comics)
  • My Accepted Thing is Monsters, written and illustrated by Emil Ferris (Fantagraphics)
  • Paper Girls, Volume 3, written by Brian K. Vaughan, illustrated by Cliff Chiang, colored by Matthew Wilson, lettered by Jared Fletcher (Image Comics)
  • Saga, Volume 7, written by Brian K. Vaughan, illustrated by Fiona Staples (Image Comics)

Finest Dramatic Presentation – Long Obtain

  • Blade Runner 2049, written by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green, directed by Denis Villeneuve (Alcon Leisure / Bud Yorkin Productions / Torridon Movies / Columbia Photos)
  • Obtain Out, written and directed by Jordan Peele (Blumhouse Productions / Monkeypaw Productions / QC Leisure)
  • The Shape of Water, written by Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor, directed by Guillermo del Toro (TSG Leisure / Double Dare You / Fox Searchlight Photos)
  • Significant person Wars: The Closing Jedi, written and directed by Rian Johnson (Lucasfilm, Ltd.)
  • Thor: Ragnarok, written by Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle, and Christopher Yost; directed by Taika Waititi (Shock Studios)
  • Shock Girl, screenplay by Allan Heinberg, legend by Zack Snyder & Allan Heinberg and Jason Fuchs, directed by Patty Jenkins (DC Movies / Warner Brothers)

Finest Dramatic Presentation – Short Obtain

  • Shaded Mirror: “USS Callister,” written by William Bridges and Charlie Brooker, directed by Toby Haynes (House of Tomorrow)
  • “The Deep” [song], by Clipping (Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, Jonathan Snipes)
  • Doctor Who: “Twice Upon a Time,” written by Steven Moffat, directed by Rachel Talalay (BBC Cymru Wales)
  • The Loyal Area: “Michael’s Gambit,” written and directed by Michael Schur (Fremulon / 3 Arts Leisure / Popular Tv)
  • The Loyal Area: “The Trolley Disclose,” written by Josh Siegal and Dylan Morgan, directed by Dean Holland (Fremulon / 3 Arts Leisure / Popular Tv)
  • Significant person Accelerate: Discovery: “Magic to Create the Sanest Man Inch Mad,” written by Aron Eli Coleite & Jesse Alexander, directed by David M. Barrett (CBS Tv Studios)

Finest Editor – Short Obtain

  • John Joseph Adams
  • Neil Clarke
  • Lee Harris
  • Jonathan Strahan
  • Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas
  • Sheila Williams

Finest Editor – Long Obtain

  • Sheila E. Gilbert
  • Joe Monti
  • Diana M. Pho
  • Devi Pillai
  • Miriam Weinberg
  • Navah Wolfe

Finest Legitimate Artist

  • Galen Dara
  • Kathleen Jennings
  • Bastien Lecouffe Deharme
  • Victo Ngai
  • John Picacio
  • Sana Takeda

Finest Semiprozine

  • Beneath Ceaseless Skies, editor-in-chief and writer Scott H. Andrews
  • The Book Smugglers, edited by Ana Grilo and Thea James
  • Spin Pod, edited by Mur Lafferty, S.B. Divya, and Norm Sherman, with assistant editor Benjamin C. Kinney
  • Fire Magazine, edited by Brian White and Julia Rios; managing editor Elsa Sjunneson-Henry; special feature editor Mikki Kendall; writer & art director Pablo Defendini
  • Unprecedented Horizons, edited by Kate Dollarhyde, Gautam Bhatia, A.J. Odasso, Lila Garrott, Heather McDougal, Ciro Faienza, Tahlia Day, Vanessa Rose Phin, and the Unprecedented Horizons workers
  • Uncanny Magazine, edited by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas, Michi Trota, and Julia Rios; podcast produced by Erika Ensign & Steven Schapansky

Finest Fanzine

  • File 770, edited by Mike Glyer
  • Galactic Inch, edited by Gideon Marcus
  • Inch Planet, edited by Workforce Inch Planet
  • nerds of a feather, flock together, edited by The G, Vance Kotrla, and Joe Sherry
  • Rocket Stack Base, edited by Greg Hullender and Eric Wong
  • SF Bluestocking, edited by Bridget McKinney

Finest Fancast

  • The Coode Boulevard Podcast, equipped by Jonathan Strahan and Gary K. Wolfe
  • Ditch Diggers, equipped by Mur Lafferty and Matt Wallace
  • Fangirl Cosy Hour, equipped by Ana Grilo and Renay Williams
  • Galactic Suburbia, equipped by Alisa Krasnostein, Alexandra Pierce and Tansy Rayner Roberts; produced by Andrew Finch
  • Sword and Laser, equipped by Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt
  • Verity!, equipped by Deborah Stanish, Erika Ensign, Katrina Griffiths, L.M. Myles, Lynne M. Thomas, and Tansy Rayner Roberts

Finest Fan Creator

  • Camestros Felapton
  • Sarah Gailey
  • Mike Glyer
  • Foz Meadows
  • Charles Payseur
  • Bogi Takács

Finest Fan Artist

  • Geneva Benton
  • Grace P. Fong
  • Maya Hahto
  • Likhain (M. Sereno)
  • Spring Schoenhuth
  • Steve Stiles

Finest Sequence

  • The Books of the Raksura, by Martha Wells (Evening Coloration)
  • The Divine Cities, by Robert Jackson Bennett (Broadway)
  • InCryptid, by Seanan McGuire (DAW)
  • The Memoirs of Girl Trent, by Marie Brennan (Tor US / Titan UK)
  • The Stormlight Archive, by Brandon Sanderson (Tor US / Gollancz UK)
  • World of the Five Gods, by Lois McMaster Bujold (Harper Voyager / Spectrum Literary Agency)

2018 Connected Awards (no longer Hugos)

John W. Campbell Award for Finest Unique Creator

  • Katherine Arden
  • Sarah Kuhn
  • Jeannette Ng
  • Vina Jie-Min Prasad
  • Rebecca Roanhorse
  • Rivers Solomon

The World Science Fiction Society (WSFS) Award for Finest Younger Grownup Book

  • Akata Warrior, by Nnedi Okorafor (Viking)
  • The Artwork of Starving, by Sam J. Miller (HarperTeen)
  • The Book of Filth: La Belle Sauvage, by Philip Pullman (Knopf)
  • In Varied Lands, by Sarah Rees Brennan (Colossal Mouth House)
  • A Skinful of Shadows, by Frances Hardinge (Macmillan UK / Harry N. Abrams US)
  • Summer season in Orcus, written by T. Kingfisher (Ursula Vernon), illustrated by Lauren Henderson (Sofawolf Press)

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