The Hugo Awards are among the most important in science fiction and fantasy. Their nominating process, which is open to participants in recent Worldcons, concludes tonight just before midnight.
As the Hugo nomination period draws to a close, here are the items that will appear on my final ballot. If you’re unfamiliar with any of the items, I highly encourage you to check them out. 2014 was a wonderful year for genre fiction and art. Show More Summary
From Beyoncé embracing the super selfie, to OK Go’s mind-bending visuals, to Kurt Hugo Schneider connecting with fans through a tour announcement, artists on YouTube create music experiences that go beyond a song or video. And now it’s our turn to thank them with a YouTube Music Award.These YTMA artists were chosen by you. Show More Summary
Ann Leckie is the author of ANCILLARY JUSTICE, one of last year’s most popular books. It won numerous awards, including the Hugo, the Nebula, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, and the British Science Fiction Association Award. A sequel, ANCILLARY SWORD, is out now. This interview first appeared on Wired.com’s The Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast
It’s a large print edition of Redshirts, in a library binding and everything. I’m not 100% sure but I suspect this is the first book of mine in large print (the Hugo award may have helped it get into the format). At the very least it’s the first book of mine that I’ve seen in … Continue reading Today’s Thing I’ve Never Seen Before ?
The Nebula Award nomination period ends on February 15, and the Hugo/Campbell Award nomination period is well underway, and several other awards are in their consideration periods as well. Which makes right now an excellent time forShow More Summary
MILO YIANNOPOULOS: The Hugo Wars: How Sci-fi’s Most Prestigious Awards Became a Political Battleground.
Women Destroy the Hugo Awards! How much visibility have women authors received in recent years, versus the past? Livejournal user Kalimac did a statistical analysis of Hugo nominations by gender going back to 1959, and found two spikes — one in the mid-1990s, and one from 2010 onwards. Read more...
Award season is upon us. That means it's time to nominate your favorite short fiction, novels, TV episodes, movies, podcasts, and other SF media for the Hugo Award. And your favorite new authors for the John W Campbell Award. Read more...
Syfy has signed Jim Uhls (Fight Club, Jumper) to adapt Robert Charles Wilson's Hugo Award novel, Spin, into a six-hour miniseries produced by Rob Morrow. The novel centers on a young scientist trying to save humanity from the impending...Show More Summary
Another year, another post to let those of you who vote for Hugos, Nebulas and other science fiction/fantasy awards know what I have have that is eligible for your consideration. This year, here are the goods: Best Novel Lock In, Tor Books, August 2014; Patrick Nielsen Hayden, editor. Show More Summary
Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris were certainly Tottenham’s best performers in a 0-0 draw with Manchester United. French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was handed the Man of the Match award and praised Tottenham’s defensive display. He did admit that Spurs were lucky after Juan Mata hit the post and no Manchester United player could convert in […]
You can still download Kameron Hurley's The Mirror Empire, her first epic fantasy novel which has everyone talking, for only 1.99$ here!Here's the blurb:A stunning new epic fantasy from two-time Hugo Award winner Kameron Hurley.On the...Show More Summary
I am unlikely to ever pay any money to be any sort of WorldCon member, but for those who are more interested in such things and who might be curious to see what sorts of works I would nominate for the fiction categories, below is a list...Show More Summary
If you breath air and read science fiction in 2014, you’ve likely heard of Kameron Hurley. She won two Hugo Awards (one for her essay, We Have Always Fought: Challenging the ‘Women, Cattle, and Slaves’ Narrative, published by A Dribble of Ink), The Mirror Empire, the first volume of the Worldbreaker trilogy made waves in... Show More Summary
Vincent Chong, winner of the World Fantasy Award for Best Artist in 2013, five-time recipient of the British Fantasy Award for Best Artist, shortlisted for a Hugo Award (Best Professional Artist) in 2013, and shortlisted for a British...Show More Summary
Last night the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Hugo Boss announced Paul Chan as the recipient of the Hugo Boss Prize 2014. The festive award ceremony took place at the Guggenheim Museum in New York. The international jury comprised...Show More Summary
How long can Margot Robbie hold her breath? In light of her new W cover, which depicts her underwater, it seemed worth investigating. “Maybe a minute?” the actress estimated at last night’s Hugo Boss Awards, which also drew Kate Bosworth and Nicola Peltz. Robbie was given "a bit of a... More »
Yesterday’s Kin is the newest science fiction book by award-winning author Nancy Kress. She has won two Hugo Awards and five Nebula Awards, and her fairly recent novella After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall was both a Nebula winner and a Hugo nominee. Show More Summary
Following a successful Kickstarter campaign this summer a new professional magazine of speculative fiction was born, Uncanny: A Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Founded and edited by three-time Hugo Award winner Lynne M. Thomasand...Show More Summary