Posted September 4, 2012 by Thomas Anderson in Books & Comics

Hugo Awards 2012: Winners Announced

Hugo Awards 2012: Winners Announced

The votes are all finally in, and at Chicon 7 on September 3rd, toastmaster John Scalzi (who is currently president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America) announced this year’s Hugo Award winners.  The winners in major categories are as follows:

Best NovelHugo award

Among Others by Jo Walton (Published by Tor Books)

Best Novella

“The Man Who Bridged the Mist” by Kij Johnson (First published in Asimov’s Science Fiction)

Best Novelette

“”Six Months, Three Days” by Charlie Jane Anders (First published on

Best Short Story

“The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu (First published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction)

Best Related Work

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, Third Edition, edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls, and Graham Sleight (Published by Gollancz)

Best Graphic Story

Digger by Ursula Vernon (Published by Sofawolf Press)

Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form

Game of Thrones (Season 1), created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss; written by David Benioff, D. B. Weiss, Bryan Cogman, Jane Espenson, and George R. R. Martin; directed by Brian Kirk, Daniel Minahan, Tim van Patten, and Alan Taylor (HBO)

Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form

Doctor Who, ”The Doctor’s Wife”, written by Neil Gaiman; directed by Richard Clark (BBC Wales)

The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer

E. Lily Yu

For a complete list of awards, as well as all the nominees in each category, check out the official Hugo Awards website.


Thomas Anderson

Thomas spends most of his day reading and complaining about people he sees on the Internet. He will gladly lecture you on useless trivia related to history, the English language, and Science Fiction. He considers himself Knoxville’s premier Discworld scholar. Thomas also reviews the cheapest novels he can find at his blog, Schlock Value.