2021 Hugo Awards

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Congratulations to the winners and nominees for the 2021 Hugo Awards, presented on the evening of Saturday, December 18, 2021 at a ceremony at DisCon III, the 79th World Science Fiction Convention in Washington, DC, USA. Check the Web Store if you’re interested in any of the books on the list. https://store.poisonedpen.com/

BEST NOVEL

  • Network Effect, Martha Wells (Tor.com) (WINNER)
  • The City We Became, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit)
  • Piranesi, Susanna Clarke (Bloomsbury)
  • Black Sun, Rebecca Roanhorse (Gallery / Saga Press / Solaris)
  • The Relentless Moon, Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor Books / Solaris)
  • Harrow The Ninth, Tamsyn Muir (Tor.com)

BEST NOVELLA

  • The Empress of Salt and Fortune, Nghi Vo (Tor.com) (WINNER)
  • Ring Shout, P. Djèlí Clark (Tor.com)
  • Come Tumbling Down, Seanan McGuire (Tor.com)
  • Upright Women Wanted, Sarah Gailey (Tor.com)
  • Finna, Nino Cipri (Tor.com)
  • Riot Baby, Tochi Onyebuchi (Tor.com)

BEST NOVELETTE

  • Two Truths and a Lie, Sarah Pinsker (Tor.com) (WINNER)
  • “The Inaccessibility of Heaven”, Aliette de Bodard (Uncanny Magazine, July/August 2020)
  • “Monster”, Naomi Kritzer (Clarkesworld, January 2020)
  • “The Pill”, Meg Elison (from Big Girl, (PM Press))
  • “Helicopter Story”, Isabel Fall (Clarkesworld, January 2020)
  • “Burn, or the Episodic Life of Sam Wells as a Super”, A.T. Greenblatt (Uncanny Magazine, May/June 2020)

BEST SHORT STORY

  • Two Truths and a Lie, Sarah Pinsker (Tor.com) (WINNER)
  • “The Inaccessibility of Heaven”, Aliette de Bodard (Uncanny Magazine, July/August 2020)
  • “Monster”, Naomi Kritzer (Clarkesworld, January 2020)
  • “The Pill”, Meg Elison (from Big Girl, (PM Press))
  • “Helicopter Story”, Isabel Fall (Clarkesworld, January 2020)
  • “Burn, or the Episodic Life of Sam Wells as a Super”, A.T. Greenblatt (Uncanny Magazine, May/June 2020)

BEST SERIES

  • The Murderbot Diaries, Martha Wells (Tor.com) (WINNER)
  • The Lady Astronaut Universe, Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor Books/Audible/Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction/Solaris)
  • October Daye, Seanan McGuire (DAW)
  • The Interdependency, John Scalzi (Tor Books)
  • The Poppy War, R.F. Kuang (Harper Voyager)
  • The Daevabad Trilogy, S.A. Chakraborty (Harper Voyager)

BEST RELATED WORK

  • Beowulf: A New Translation, Maria Dahvana Headley (FSG) (WINNER)
  • A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky: The World of Octavia E. Butler, Lynell George (Angel City Press)
  • FIYAHCON, L.D. Lewis–Director, Brent Lambert–Senior Programming Coordinator, Iori Kusano–FIYAHCON Fringe Co-Director, Vida Cruz–FIYAHCON Fringe Co-Director, and the Incredible FIYAHCON team
  • “George R.R. Martin Can Fuck Off Into the Sun, Or: The 2020 Hugo Awards Ceremony (Rageblog Edition)”, Natalie Luhrs (Pretty Terrible, August 2020)
  • The Last Bronycon: a fandom autopsy, Jenny Nicholson (YouTube)
  • CoNZealand Fringe, Claire Rousseau, C, Cassie Hart, Adri Joy, Marguerite Kenner, Cheryl Morgan, Alasdair Stuart.