Monday Distraction: The 2011 Hugo Award Winners You Can Read Right Now, For Free
and let it be known
The Hugo Awards, given every year for outstanding achievement in the genres of science fiction and fantasy, were announced yesterday, and while you can check out our post of the nominees (specially highlighting the ones that are available online for free, here’s a follow up highlighting the winners that you can read online for free.
Yes, Inception won Best Long Form Dramatic Presentation. But the Doctor Who fandom didn’t make out too badly, and it’s nice to see Shaun Tan’s work lauded in this arena as well.
Without further ado, and because your reading list wasn’t already long enough…
The Hugo winners of 2011.
Best Short Story
For Want of a Nail by Mary Robinette Kowal (Asimov’s, September 2010)
The Lifecycle of Software Objects by Ted Chiang (Subterranean)
Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form
Doctor Who: “The Pandorica Opens/The Big Bang,” written by Steven Moffat; directed by Toby Haynes (BBC Wales)
Blackout/All Clear by Connie Willis (Ballantine Spectra)
Best Related Work
Chicks Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the Women Who Love It, edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Tara O’Shea (Mad Norwegian)
Best Graphic Story
Girl Genius, Volume 10: Agatha Heterodyne and the Guardian Muse, written by Phil and Kaja Foglio; art by Phil Foglio; colors by Cheyenne Wright (Airship Entertainment)
Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form
Inception, written and directed by Christopher Nolan (Warner)
Best Editor, Short Form
Best Editor, Long Form
Best Professional Artist
Clarkesworld, edited by Neil Clarke, Cheryl Morgan, Sean Wallace; podcast directed by Kate Baker
The Drink Tank, edited by Christopher J Garcia and James Bacon
Best Fan Writer
Best Fan Artist
Brad W. Foster
John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer
Award for the best new professional science fiction or fantasy writer of 2009 or 2010, sponsored by Dell Magazines (not a Hugo Award).
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