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Hugo Awards Nominees 2010


The Hugo Awards, which are awarded each year at the World Science Fiction Convetion (Worldcon), have announced their nominees for 2010. This years convention will take place September 2-6 in Melbourne Australia. In the mean time here are the shortlisted nominees for the book catagories…

Best Novel
Boneshaker by Cherie PriestBoneshaker by Cherie Priest
The City & The City by China Miéville
Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd-Century America by Robert Charles Wilson
Palimpsest by Catherynne M. Valente
Wake by Robert J. Sawyer
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi

Best Novella
Act One by Nancy Kress
The God Engines by John Scalzi
Palimpsest by Charles Stross
Shambling Towards Hiroshima by James Morrow
Vishnu at the Cat Circus by Ian McDonald the-god-engines-by-john-scalzi
The Women of Nell Gwynne’s by Kage Baker

The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer
Saladin Ahmed
Gail Carriger
Felix Gilman
Seanan McGuire
Lezli Robyn

Best Related Book
Canary Fever: Reviews by John Clute
Hope-In-The-Mist: The Extraordinary Career and Mysterious Life of Hope Mirrlees by Michael Swanwick
The Inter-Galactic Playground: A Critical Study of Children’s and Teens’ Science Fiction by Farah Mendlesohn
On Joanna Russ by Farah Mendlesohn
The Secret Feminist Cabal: A Cultural History of SF Feminisms by Helen Merrick
This is Me, Jack Vance! (Or, More Properly, This is “I”) by Jack Vance

The rest of the catagory shortlists can be found on the Hugo Awards website.

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