The 2013 Hugo Award winners have been revealed. Below, we’ve linked to free samples of the winning books for your reading pleasure.
The winners were introduced at LoneStarCon 3, the 71st World Science Fiction Convention.
A total of 1,848 ballots were cast this year.
2013 Hugo Award Winners
Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi (Tor)
The Emperor’s Soul by Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon Publications)
“The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi” by Pat Cadigan (Edge of Infinity, Solaris)
BEST SHORT STORY
“Mono no Aware” (COMPLETE) by Ken Liu (The Future is Japanese, VIZ Media LLC)
BEST RELATED WORK
Writing Excuses Season Seven by Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler and Jordan Sanderson
BEST GRAPHIC STORY
Saga, Volume One, written by Brian K. Vaughan, illustrated by Fiona Staples (Image Comics)
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, LONG FORM
The Avengers, Screenplay & Directed by Joss Whedon (Marvel Studios, Disney, Paramount)
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, SHORT FORM
Game of Thrones, “Blackwater”, Written by George R.R. Martin, Directed by Neil Marshall. Created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss (HBO)
BEST EDITOR, SHORT FORM
BEST EDITOR, LONG FORM
BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTIST
Clarkesworld, edited by Neil Clarke, Jason Heller, Sean Wallace and Kate Baker
SF Signal, edited by John DeNardo, JP Frantz, and Patrick Hester
SF Squeecast, Elizabeth Bear, Paul Cornell, Seanan McGuire, Lynne M. Thomas, Catherynne M. Valente (Presenters) and David McHone-Chase (Technical Producer)
BEST FAN WRITER
BEST FAN ARTIST
JOHN W. CAMPBELL AWARD FOR BEST NEW WRITER
Award for the best new professional science fiction or fantasy writer of 2011 or 2012, sponsored by Dell Magazines (not a Hugo Award).