BY AARON SAGERS Neil Gaiman doesn’t have time for Doctor Who. The first episode the acclaimed writer penned for the series, 2011’s “The Doctor’s Wife,” won Hugo and Bradbury awards and has become a fan favorite. But it also took Gaiman...Show More Summary
Official Lois Bujold Website Order Captain Vorpatril's Alliance HERE Read Six Chapters from Captain Vorpatril's Alliance HERE "Book fifteen in the best-selling Vorkosigan series. This time the story moves away from Miles Vorkosigan,Show More Summary
A winner of the Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, British Fantasy, and Arthur C. Clarke awards (to name a few), China Miéville specializes in the fantastical and the weird. His literary approach to genre themes earned him a legion of fan...
Various things in the real world have kept me from posting my thoughts about the Hugo awards this year, so here is me catching up. As will come as no surprise to anyone anywhere, I am delighted to be nominated for Best Novel this year, and am also delighted to be in the category [...]
On the back of Justin Landon’s provocative thoughts on the 2013 Hugo ballot, the past 48 hours has produced several thoughtful responses, some in favour, some against and some carving their own path to find answers to the Hugo ‘problem’ … Continue reading ?
I know I said my piece on the 2013 Best Novel shortlist the other day and had intended that to be my only real substantive comment on the issue, but I did see a comment on Twitter tonight wondering what my contribution might be to the...Show More Summary
So, this is turning out to be a pretty good week for me in terms of award nominations, since in addition to Hugo and Kurd Lasswitz nods for Redshirts, the Japanese translation of The Android’s Dream has been nominated for the Seiun Award, the Japanese equivalent of the Hugo, in the category of Best Foreign [...]
So, Hugo Award nominations. Every year, it seems to be both an invitation to bellyaching among those who want the award to take itself more seriously, to again become a fair and trustworthy snapshot of the genre’s best year-in-and-year-out, and … Continue reading ?
The nominees have been announced for the 2013 Hugo Award for excellence in science fiction, as voted on by the members of the World Science Fiction Convention. The full ballot can be found here, and the finalists for best novel...
Former A.V. Club Denver city editor and current A.V. Club master contributor Jason Heller has been nominated for a Hugo Award, the most prestigious award in the science-fiction world. Heller was nominated as part of the team behind Clarkesworld, an online SF/fantasy magazine where he served as non-fiction editor in 2012. Show More Summary
THE HUGO AWARDS announced their 2013 nominees over the weekend, and especially noteworthy is that Paul Cornell will serve as toastmaster — when he’s not waiting on his fate as a nominee. Cornell is nominated for Vertigo’s “Saucer Country, Volume 1: Run,” which was illustrated by Ryan Kelly, Jimmy Broxton and Goran Sudžuka. Read full article >>
This year's slate of Hugo Awards nominees have been announced. They come with a Graphic Story category. Those nominees are: Grandville Bête Noire, Bryan Talbot (Dark Horse Comics, Jonathan Cape) Locke & Key Volume Five: Clockworks, Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez (IDW) Saga Vol. Show More Summary
After hearing she’d been nominated for science fiction’s most prestigious prize – 5 times – the author admitted she ‘cried a lot’. News by Dean Fetzer Nominees for this year’s Hugo Awards, science fiction’s most prestigious award, were announced simultaneously on Saturday at four conventions and via a number of online channels. Show More Summary
This year's Hugo Award nominees have been announced, and it's a great slate! Congrats to all the authors, artists, fans and editors who are up for the award in San Antonio, Texas this Labor Day weekend. Best Novel (1113 nominating ballots cast) 2312, Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit) Blackout, Mira Grant (Orbit) Captain [...]
Earlier today, the nominees for the 2013 Hugo Awards were announced simultaneously at four science fiction conventions in the US and UK. This year saw a record breaking 1,343 valid nominating ballots cast. The winners will be announced on Sunday, September 1, 2013, during the Hugo Awards Ceremony at LoneStarCon 3. Here are this year's finalists! Read more...
Shortlisted nominees were just announced at the UK Eastercon convention, with virtually-real time Twitter updates. I'm too out-of-the-loop these days to have comments on the short fiction categories, the various "fan" ones interest me as much as dining on mildewed food, and the multimedia ones I ignore as always. Show More Summary
Wheee! Just to let you know. I’ll be updating with the entire nomination list as soon as it’s posted. I’ll post another entry with my reaction to the slate a bit later. Update: The entire Hugo award nomination slate: Best Novel (1,113 ballots) 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit) Blackout by Mira Grant (Orbit) Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance by [...]
On Sunday, January 20th, I sat at White Hart Lane in the middle of a snow blizzard and watched Robin van Persie score his 22nd goal of the season by peeling off at the back post and planting a header past the Tottenham keeper Hugo Lloris to give Manchester United a 1-0 lead. Show More Summary
After undeniable successes of 3D films such as Avatar and the Hobbit in the box office and Life of Pie and Hugo in the Academy Awards, it looks like 3D is here to stay. Let’s examine the prospects of two companies helping movies move into the third dimension. RealD After a poor Q3 because of the success of [...]
The Venezuelan government has awarded with state medals four Cuban doctors and three nurses who provided medical care to late President Hugo Chavez in Cuba during his two-year-long fight with cancer, the Venezuelan media said on Tuesday.