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2013 Hugo Award Shortlist

Presented annually since 1955 the Hugo Awards are among the most prestigious prizes given to science fiction authors (I, myself, would give the Hugo’s equal billing with The Nebula awards); and are voted on by members of the World Science Fiction Convention (aka “Worldcon”) and are presented in several categories which include, but are not limited to:

Best Novel
2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson
Blackout by Mira Grant
Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance by Lois McMaster Bujold
Redshirts by John Scalzi
Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed

Best Novelette
– The Boy Who Cast No Shadow by Thomas Olde Heuvelt
– Fade To White by Catherynne M. Valente
– The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi by Pat Cadigan
– In Sea-Salt Tears by Seanan McGuire
– Rat-Catcher by Seanan McGuire

Best Graphic Story
Grandville Bête Noire by Bryan Talbot
Locke Key: Clockworks Volume 5 by Joe Hill
– Saga, Volume One by Brian K. Vaughn
– Schlock Mercenary: Random Access Memorabilia by Howard Tayler
Saucer Country, Volume 1: Run by Paul Cornell

The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer
Zen Cho
Max Gladstone
Mur Lafferty
Stina Leicht
Chuck Wendig

A full list of all 2013 Hugo Award nominees can be found here, and you can check out past winners of the Hugo Award here.

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