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Oh No, the Puppies Are Back for the 2016 Hugo Awards—and as Angry as Ever  

The puppies have returned. How could that sentence portend anything foul or wicked? And yet it does—science fiction writer and publisher Vox Day’s followers are the least cute puppies that ever puppied. You may remember them from 2015,...Show More Summary

Glenn Hauman: Neil Gaiman Does Not Need A Pity Hugo

What does this loser from the 90's have to do with the attempt to hijack the Hugo Awards?

How did 'Space Raptor Butt Invasion' by Chuck Tingle become a Hugo finalist?

Why on earth - or the rest of the solar system - is a book called "Space Raptor Butt Invasion" by Chuck Tingle up for a Hugo award? Thank the puppies. They sound cute, but for the second year in a row, politically motivated groups calling themselves the Sad Puppies and the Rabid Puppies have more...

Sci-fi’s Tea Party trolls go to war: Battle over prestigious Hugo Awards heats up

Obsessed with "SJWs" and their own toxic politics, self-righteous voters want to bully their way to victory

'Space Raptor Butt Invasion' and the Other Hugo Award Finalists

3 days agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Hugo Award finalists have been announced, and they include 'Fury Road', Neil Gaiman, and 'Space Raptor Butt Invasion.' News by Peter Derk The list of Hugo Award Finalists has been announced, and why bury the lead? Chuck Tingle's Space...Show More Summary

CULTURAL REVOLUTION: Sci-Fi’s Hugo Awards Swept by Anti-SJW Authors — Again! “For the second y…

CULTURAL REVOLUTION: Sci-Fi’s Hugo Awards Swept by Anti-SJW Authors — Again! “For the second year in a row, nominations for the prestigious Hugo Awards for science fiction & fantasy have been swept by the Sad Puppies & Rabid Puppies, two groups of authors and fans who oppose left-wing domination of the community.” Punch back twice […]

Hugo Awards: How A Dinosaur Erotica Novel Got Nominated for the Prestigious Sci-Fi Prize

3 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

Just how has a dinosaur erotica novel titled Space Raptor Butt Invasion managed to land a nomination at the most prestigious science-fiction book awards? In a turn of events that wouldn’t seem out of place in a thrilling page-turner,...Show More Summary

Prizes: Hugo Awards finalists

They've announced the finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards -- and there's even one of the novel finalists under review at the complete review, Seveneves by Neal Stephenson. Apparently, there are issues regarding the voting process andShow More Summary

YOU KNEW THIS WAS COMING, RIGHT? Hugo awards shortlist dominated by rightwing campaign. “Led by Be…

YOU KNEW THIS WAS COMING, RIGHT? Hugo awards shortlist dominated by rightwing campaign. “Led by Beale – who writes under the name Vox Day and was once dubbed ‘the most despised man in science fiction’ by the Wall Street Journal – the Rabid Puppies has been successful in getting its nominations on the shortlist again […]

Last Year's Hugo Award Drama Is Not Going Away Any Time Soon

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Today saw the release of this year’s Hugo Award nominations, with the big question being whether last year’s catastrofuck would be repeated. The answer is both yes and no. Read more...

2016 Hugo Award Nominations announced

The finalists for this year’s Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer were announced on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 12:00 PM CDT. The announcement was made live to social media, including the Twitter and Facebook accounts of MidAmeriCon II, and via press release. 4032 valid nominating ballots (4015 electronic and 17 […]

2016 Hugo Award Finalists Are Revealed

Last year's Hugo Award nominations set off an explosion of controversy in the science fiction and fantasy world. This year almost twice as many nomination ballots were received. Discover who this year's finalists are.

Here Are the 2016 Hugo Award Finalists

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The nominees for the 2016 Hugo Awards have been announced, with the ballot to select the winners opening in mid-May, 2016. We’ll find out the winners on August 20th. Read more...

The Hugo finalists: John Scalzi on why the sad puppies can't take credit for Neil Gaiman's success

The list of 2016 Hugo Award finalists is out and once again slate makers have tried to stuff the ballot box. But how much credit should they get for nominating already-celebrated work? Along with the Nebula Awards, the Hugo Awards are generally considered the preeminent awards in science fiction...

Finalists for 2016 Hugo Awards are named

The finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer were announced Tuesday online. The list is below. The final ballot to select this year’s winners will open in mid-May and will be open to all Attending, Young Adult and Supporting members of MidAmeriCon II. The...

The Decline and Fall of Hugo Gernsback

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Hugo Gernsback had such a huge impact on the history of science fiction that one of the field’s most prestigious awards is named after him. But after he founded Amazing Stories in the 1920s, the pioneering editor had a long slide into obscurity. Read more...

March 27, 2015: My Top 13 Genre Short Stories of 2016!

With the deadline for the 2016 Hugo Awards nominations fast approaching (Thursday, March 31st), I thought I’d help out prospective voters by generating a list of recommended reads to guide them through the myriad titles released in 2015. In the past, I could have put together a rundown of potential Best Novels but, alas, the past year kept me […]

Reminder: Hugo Award Nominations Close March 31st

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you bought a supporting membership to last year’s Worldcon in Spokane, have a membership for this year’s convention, MidAmeriCon II, or if you are a member of 2017's Worldcon, you can nominate your favorite works for this year’s Hugo Awards. Read more...

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