Hugo Award Winners

The Hugo Awards were presented at Loncon 3 on August 17. The winners are listed below.

  • Best Novel: Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie
  • Best Novella: “Equoid,” by Charles Stross
  • Best Novelette: “The Lady Astronaut of Mars,” by Mary Robinette Kowal
  • Best Short Story: “The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere,” by John Chu
  • Best Related Work: “We Have Always Fought: Challenging the Women, Cattle and Slaves Narrative,” by Kameron Hurley
  • Best Graphic Story: “Time,” by Randall Munroe
  • Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form): Gravity written by Alfonso Cuarón & Jonás Cuarón, directed by Alfonso Cuarón
  • Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form): Game of Thrones: “The Rains of Castamere.” written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, directed by David Nutter
  • Best Editor – Short Form: Ellen Datlow
  • Best Editor – Long Form: Ginjer Buchanan
  • Best Professional Artist: Julie Dillon
  • Best Semiprozine: Lightspeed Magazine, edited by John Joseph Adams, Rich Horton, and Stefan Rudnicki
  • Best Fanzine: A Dribble of Ink, edited by Aidan Moher
  • Best Fancast: SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester
  • Best Fan Writer: Kameron Hurley
  • Best Fan Artist: Sarah Webb
  • The John W. Campbell Award: Sofia Samatar

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Loncon 3 Masquerade Winners

Loncon 3 hosted the annual Worldcon masquerade on the evening on August 16. The following were the winners in each division.

Young Fan Division:

  • Best Time Traveler: Alberta Gear, by Tali Semo
  • Most Beautiful and Coolest: Elsa, by Nicole Keller
  • Special Judge’s Award: Elsa, by Nicole Keller
  • Most Original and Creative: Lost and Found, by Olivia and Eleah Flockhart

Novice Division:

  • Most Creepy: The Slender Man, by Andrew Wishart
  • Best Recreation: 70s Doctor Who Monsters, by Christine Halse and Joseph Halse
  • Honourable Mention for Fabric Manipulation: Fish Pond, by Emma Roberts
  • Best Workmanship: Puff & Perry on the Other Side of Boring, by Petra Kufner and Antje Brand
  • Best Presentation: Tribal, by Rebecca Lale
  • Best In Class, Group: Puff & Perry on the Other Side of Boring, by Petra Kufner and Antje Brand
  • Best In Class, Solo: Tribal, by Rebecca Lale

Journeyman division:

  • Judge’s Favourite: Life is a Dream, by Loretta and Tim Morgan
  • Best Workmanship: A Glamorous Evening of Galactic Domination, by Jennifer Skwarski
  • Best Presentation: A Message from the Ministry of Magic, by Sabine Furlong
  • Best In Class: Coliseum, by Peter Westhead

Master Division:

  • Most Beautiful: The Odyssey Dress, by Miki Dennis
  • Workmanship and Attention to Detail: We Dance, by Laura Hunt
  • Best Workmanship: Aratalindale, by Maggie and Mike Percival
  • Best Presentation: Aratalindale, by Maggie and Mike Percival
  • Best In Show: Aratalindale, by Maggie and Mike Percival

Golden Duck Winners

The winners of the 2014 Golden Duck Awards for Excellence in Children’s Science Fiction were announced at LonCon 3 in London, on August 16.

  • Picture Book: Vader’s Little Princess, by Jeffrey Brown
  • Eleanor Cameron Award for Middle Grade: Hello Nebulon and Journey to Juno, by Ray O’Ryan
  • Hal Clement Award for Young Adult: The Planet Thieves, by Dan Krokos

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Sidewise Award Winners

The Sidewise Awards for Alternate History winners were announced at LonCon 3 in London on August 16.

  • Short Form: “The Weight of the Sunrise,” by Vylar Kaftan
  • Long Form: (tie) The Windsor Faction, by D. J. Taylor; Surrounded by Enemies: What If Kennedy Survived Dallas? by Bryce Zabel

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Curt Siodmak Award

The Curt Siodmak Award for science fiction films and television in German was presented on August 15.

  • Best Science Fiction Film: Gravity
  • Best Science Fiction Television: Doctor Who

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ENnie Winners

The ENnie Awards were presented at GenCon on August 15. Founded in 2001, the awards honor the best in Role-playing publishing.

  • Best Adventure: Trail of Cthulhu: Eternal Lies
  • Best Aid/Accessory: Numenera Creature Deck
  • Best Art, Cover: Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Mythic Adventures
  • Best Art, Interior: Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Inner Sea Gods
  • Best Blog: Gnome Stew
  • Best Cartography: Pathfinder Campaign Setting: Wrath of the RIghteous Poster Map FOlio
  • Best Electronic Book: Player’s Guide to Emerald City
  • Best Family Game: Fate Accelerated Edition
  • Best Free Product: Fate Accelerated Edition
  • Best Game: Fate Core System
  • Best Miniature Product: Pathfinder Battles: Wrath of the Righteous
  • Best Monster/Adversary: Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Bestiary 4
  • Best Podcast: Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff
  • Best Production Values: Numenera Corebook
  • Best RPG Related Product: Pathfinder Adventure Card Game: Rise of the Runelords Base Set
  • Best Rules: Fate Core System
  • Best Setting: Numenera Corebook
  • Best Software: Roll20
  • Best Supplement: Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Ultimate Campaign
  • Best Website: RPG Geek
  • Best Writing: Numenera Corebook
  • Product of the Year: Numenera Corebook
  • Judges’ Spotlight Winners: Hooper, Hobomancer Companion; Kayra Keri Kupcu, Deep Magic; Stacy Muth, Rocket Age RGP; Jakub Nowosad, The Demolished Ones; Kurt Wiegel, Weird Wars Rome

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Chesley Winners

The Chesley Awards, for artwork produced in 2013, were presented at Loncon 3 on the evening on August 15. The awards are presented by ASFA.

  • Best Cover (Hardback): A Natural History of Dragons, by Todd Lockwood
  • Best Cover (Paperback): The Scroll of Years, by Kerem Beyit
  • Best Cover (Magazine): Fables #136, by Dan Dos Santos
  • Best Interior Illustration: “Walking Your Octopus,” by Brian Kessinger
  • Best Color Unpublished: “Huor and Hurin Approaching Gondolin,” by Donato Giancola
  • Best Monochrome Unpublished: “The Descent of Persephone,” by Ruth Sanderson
  • Best Three Dimensional Art: “Cecaelia, Queen of the Ocean,” by Devin Dorrity
  • Best Gaming Related Illustration: “The Last Stand of Thorin Oakenshield,” by Lucas Graciano
  • Best Product Illustration: “Jeannie’s Kitten,” by Julie Bell/Boris Vallejo
  • Best Art Director: Irene Gallo
  • Lifetime Achievement: Jim Burns

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Awards at Loncon 3

During the Retro Hugo Ceremony, several other awards were presented.

  • The First Fandom Hall of Fame Award: John Clute
  • First Fandom Posthumous Hall of Fame Awards: John “Ted” Carnell and Walter H. Gillings
  • The Sam Moskowitz Archive Awards: Mike Ashley
  • The Forrest J Ackerman Big Heart Award: Vincent Docherty

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Retro Hugos (1939) Announced

The Retro-Hugos were presented at Loncon 3 on the evening of August 14 at a ceremony hosted by Mary Robinette Kowal and Rob Shearman. The Retro-Hugo base, designed by Marina Gélineau, had a depiction of the Chrysler Building in New York next to the traditional rocket. Other awards presented during the ceremony are listed here

  • Best Novel: The Sword in the Stone, by T. H. White
  • Best Novella: “Who Goes There?,” by Don A Stuart (a.k.a. John W. Campbell, Jr.)
  • Best Novelette: “Rule 18,” by Clifford D. Simak
  • Best Short Story: “How We Went to Mars,” by Arthur C. Clarke
  • Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form: The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells. Written by Howard Koch & Anne Froelick; Directed by Orson Welles (The Mercury Theater of the Air, CBS)
  • Best Editor, Short Form: John W. Campbell, Jr.
  • Best Professional Artist: Virgil Finlay
  • Best Fanzine: Imagination!, edited by Forrest J Ackerman, Morojo, and T. Bruce Yerke
  • Best Fan Writer: Ray Bradbury
  • Special Committee Award: Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster for the introduction of Superman in Action Comics #1

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Pegasus Nominations

The finalists for the 2014 Pegasus Award have been announced. On-line voting is open to anyone with an interest in the filk community until October 19. The winners will be announced at Ohio Valley Filk Festival the weekend of October 24-26.

Best Filk Song

  • “Acolytes of the Machine,” by Dr. Mary Crowell
  • “Child of the Library,” by Piers & Gill Cawley
  • “Pageant Legend,” by Ju Honisch & Katy Dröge-Macdonald
  • “Paper Worlds,” by Talis Kimberley
  • “Snow White, Red Road,” by Cheshire Moon

Best Classic Filk Song

  • “Apology,” by Bill and Gretchen Roper
  • “Before The Dawn,” by Mike Whitaker
  • “Grandfather,” by Gary Hanak
  • “I Am Stardust,” by Lloyd Landa
  • “Storm Dancing,” by Tom Smith

Best Performer

  • Cheshire Moon
  • Copy Red Leader
  • Tim Griffin
  • Stone Dragons
  • Toyboat

Best Writer/Composer

  • Tim Griffin
  • Phil Mills
  • Ben Newman
  • Ada Palmer
  • Eva Van Daele-Hunt

Best Adapted Song

  • “Meat,” by Kathleen Sloan
  • “Midichlorian Rhapsody,” by Jeff Bohnhoff
  • “Snitch Ball Wizard,” by Steve Macdonald
  • “Threes Rev. 1.1,” by Duane Elms
  • “TIE After TIE,” by Debs & Errol

Best Song of Passage

  • “City of Doors,” by Dr. Mary Crowell
  • “Outward Bound,” by Cat Faber
  • “Persephone,” by Michelle Dockrey
  • “Scarlet Town,” by Cathy McManamon
  • “Starlight & Saxophone,” by Tom Smith

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