The nominees for the 2014 Hugo Awards have been announced!
The Hugo Awards, presented annually since 1955, are science fiction’s most prestigious award. The awards are selected by popular vote from WSFC attendees.
This year’s WorldCon will take place in London from August 14th through the 18th.
Here’s this year’s nominees for the Hugo Award and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award:
2. Best Novel
Warbound, Larry CorreiaParasite, Mira GrantThe Wheel of Time (complete series), Robert Jordan & Brandon SandersonAncillary Justice, Ann LeckieNeptune’s Brood, Charles Stross
3. Best Novella
4. Best Novelette
The Truth of Fact, the Truth of Feeling, Ted ChiangOpera Vita Aeterna, Vox Day The Waiting Stars, Aliette de Bodard The Lady Astronaut of Mars, Mary Robinette Kowal The Exchange Officers, Brad Torgersen
5. Best Short Story
6. Best Dramatic Presentation – Long
7. Best Dramatic Presentation – Short
An Adventure in Space and TimeDoctor Who: ”The Day of the Doctor”Doctor Who: ”The Name of the Doctor”The Five(ish) Doctors RebootGame of Thrones: ”The Rains of Castamere”Orphan Black: ”Variations under Domestication”
8. Best Related Work
Queers Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the LGBTQ Fans Who Love It, Sigrid Ellis & Michael Damian Thomas, eds.”We Have Always Fought: Challenging the Women, Cattle and Slaves Narrative”, Kameron HurleySpeculative Fiction 2012: The Best Online Reviews, Essays and Commentary, Justin Landon & Jared Shurin, eds.Writing Excuses, Season 8, Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler & Jordan SandersonWonderbook: The Illustrated Guide to Creating Imaginative Fiction, Jeff VanderMeer with Jeremy Zerfoss
9. Best Graphic Story
”The Girl Who Loved Doctor Who”, Paul Cornell; art by Jimmy Broxton Girl Genius, Volume 13: Agatha Heterodyne & The Sleeping City, Phil & Kaja Foglio; art by Phil Foglio; colors by Cheyenne WrightThe Meathouse Man, adapted and illustrated by Raya Golden from the story by George R.R. Martin”Time”, Randall MunroeSaga, Volume 2, Brian K. Vaughn; art by Fiona Staples
10. Best Professional Editor Long Form
11. Best Professional Editor Short Form
12. Best Professional Artist
13. Best Semiprozine
14. Best Fanzine
15. Best Fancast
16. Best Fan Writer
17. Best Fan Artist
18. John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer [Not a Hugo Award]
*Finalists in their 2nd year of eligibility.