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2014 & 1939 Hugo Awards: Results and Thoughts

So first, what "everyone" wants to know: The winners![1]

2014 Hugo Awards: http://www.thehugoawards.org/2014/08/2014-hugo-award-winners/

Best Novel: "Ancillary Justice", by Ann Leckie
Best Novella: “Equoid”, by Charles Stross (Tor.com, 09-2013)
Best Novelette: “The Lady Astronaut of Mars” by Mary Robinette Kowal
Best Short Story: “The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere” by John Chu
Best Related Work: “We Have Always Fought: Challenging the Women, Cattle and Slaves Narrative” by Kameron Hurley
Best Graphic Story: “Time” by Randall Munroe (xkcd)
Best Dramatic Presentation (Long): Gravity
Best Dramatic Presentation (Short): Game of Thrones “The Rains of Castamere”
Best Editor (Short): Ellen Datlow
Best Editor (Long): Ginjer Buchanan
Best Professional Artist: Julie Dillon
Best Semiprozine: Lightspeed Magazine edited by John Joseph Adams, Rich Horton, and Stefan Rudnicki
Best Fanzine: A Dribble of Ink edited by Aidan Moher
Best Fancast: SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester
Best Fan Writer: Kameron Hurley
Best Fan Artist: Sarah Webb
Campbell Award: Sofia Samatar

1939 Retro Hugos: http://www.thehugoawards.org/2014/08/1939-retro-hugo-awards-announced/

Best Novel: "The Sword in the Stone", T. H. White
Best Novella: “Who Goes There?”, Don A Stuart [John W. Campbell] (Astounding Science-Fiction, August 1938)
Best Novelette: “Rule 18”, Clifford D. Simak (Astounding Science-Fiction, July 1938)
Best Short Story: “How We Went to Mars”, Arthur C. Clarke (Amateur Science Stories, March 1938)
Best Editor (Short): The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells. Written by Howard Koch & Anne Froelick; Directed by Orson Welles (The Mercury Theater of the Air, CBS)
Best Editor (Short): John W. Campbell
Best Professional Artist: Virgil Finlay
Best Fanzine: Imagination! edited by Forrest J Ackerman, Morojo, and T. Bruce Yerke
Best Fan Writer: Ray Bradbury


Now, thoughts!

This is long. Very very long.Collapse )

[1]Clearly not everyone wants to know. And of those that do want to know i expect most of them have already looked up the winners themselves.
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