The Hugo Award, named for Hugo Gernsback, “The Father of Magazine Science Fiction,” is the most prestigious award for Science Fiction. It is awarded mid-Summer every year by the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS) and administered by the committee of the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon). Award Annals presents two of numerous categories: Best Novel and Best Dramatic Presentaion—Long Form.
Hugo nominees and winners are determined by a popular vote of the convention attendees. Winners are awarded a trophy that depicts a rocket. The trophy design differs from year to year.
See a complete award history at Locus Online.
- There were 2 winners in 1966, 1993, and 2010.
- The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress was nominated in 1966 and won in 1967. It is listed only in 1967 to preserve scoring integrity.
- There was no award for Novel category in 1957.
- The 1946, 1951 and 1954 awards were “Retro Hugos” awarded in 1996, 2001 and 2004 respectively.
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- 2013/03/31: Blog:Nominees for the 2013 Hugo Awards
- 2012/09/03: Blog:Winners of the 2012 Hugo Awards
- 2012/04/07: Blog:Nominees for the 2012 Hugo Awards
- 2011/08/21: Blog:Winners of the 2011 Hugo Award
- 2011/04/24: Blog:Nominees for the 2011 Hugo Award