Monday, September 2, 2013

2013 Hugo Award Winners Include John Scalzi, Brandon Sanderson, the Avengers, and Game of Thrones



The 2013 Hugo Awards, celebrating excellence in science fiction, were presented this weekend at LoneStarCon 3. The event was held in San Antonio Texas Aug. 29-Sept. 2. Here are the results from some of the top categories.

Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas

Best Novel

Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi (Tor) -- winner
Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance by Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen)
2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit)
Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed (DAW)
Blackout by Mira Grant (Orbit)

 

Best Novella

The Emperor’s Soul by Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon Publications) -- winner
After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall by Nancy Kress (Tachyon Publications)
"The Stars Do Not Lie" by Jay Lake (Asimov’s, Oct-Nov 2012)
On a Red Station, Drifting by Aliette de Bodard (Immersion Press)
San Diego 2014: The Last Stand of the California Browncoats by Mira Grant (Orbit)

 

Saga

Best Graphic Story

Saga, Volume One, written by Brian K. Vaughn, illustrated by Fiona Staples (Image Comics) -- winner
Locke & Key Volume 5: Clockworks, written by Joe Hill, illustrated by Gabriel Rodriguez (IDW)
Schlock Mercenary: Random Access Memorabilia, written and illustrated by Howard Tayler, colors by Travis Walton (Hypernode Media)
Grandville Bête Noire, written and illustrated by Bryan Talbot (Dark Horse Comics, Jonathan Cape)
Saucer Country, Volume 1: Run, written by Paul Cornell, illustrated by Ryan Kelly, Jimmy Broxton and Goran Sudžuka (Vertigo)

 

Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form

The Avengers, Screenplay & Directed by Joss Whedon (Marvel Studios, Disney, Paramount) -- winner
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro, Directed by Peter Jackson (WingNut Films, New Line Cinema, MGM, Warner Bros)
The Hunger Games, Screenplay by Gary Ross & Suzanne Collins, Directed by Gary Ross (Lionsgate, Color Force)
Looper, Screenplay and Directed by Rian Johnson (FilmDistrict, EndGame Entertainment)
The Cabin in the Woods, Screenplay by Drew Goddard & Joss Whedon; Directed by Drew Goddard (Mutant Enemy, Lionsgate)

 

Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form

"Game of Thrones", "Blackwater", Written by George R.R. Martin, Directed by Neil Marshall. Created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss (HBO) -- winner
"Doctor Who", "The Angels Take Manhattan", Written by Steven Moffat, Directed by Nick Hurran (BBC Wales)
"Fringe", "Letters of Transit", Written by J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Akiva Goldsman, J.H.Wyman, Jeff Pinkner. Directed by Joe Chappelle (Fox)
"Doctor Who", "Asylum of the Daleks", Written by Steven Moffat; Directed by Nick Hurran (BBC Wales)
"Doctor Who", "The Snowmen", written by Steven Moffat; directed by Saul Metzstein (BBC Wales)

 

See the complete list of nominees and winners here.



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