The 2016 Hugo Award Winners

The 2016 Hugo Award Winners

The Fifth Season Jemisin-smallIt was a delight to be in the audience in Kansas City for the 2016 Hugo Awards. I was sitting next to Rich and MaryAnne Horton, and we thoroughly enjoyed both the pre-show and the presentations.

There’s a lengthy list of winners, so let’s get to it. The complete list follows.

Best Novel

The Fifth Season, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US)

Best Novella

Binti, Nnedi Okorafor (

Best Novelette

“Folding Beijing”, Hao Jingfang (Uncanny 1-2/15)

Best Short Story

“Cat Pictures Please”, Naomi Kritzer (Clarkesworld, 1/15)

Best Related Work

No Award

Binti-smallerBest Graphic Story

The Sandman: Overture, Neil Gaiman; art by J.H. Williams III (Vertigo)

Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form)

The Martian

Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form)

Jessica Jones: “AKA Smile”

Best Editor – Short Form

Ellen Datlow

Best Editor – Long Form

Sheila E. Gilbert

Best Professional Artist

Abigail Larson

Best Semiprozine


Uncanny Magazine May June 2016-smallBest Fanzine

File 770

Best Fancast

No Award

Best Fan Writer

Mike Glyer

Best Fan Artist

Steve Stiles

Congratulations to all the winners!

See the complete list of nominees at Locus Online.

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Congrats to all winners! (And to Black Gate for the Alfie!)

Looks like the favorites won, which is a good thing in my book.

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