Out of all the literary mixtapes we posted this year, the most popular list was our collection of free samples from the 2012 Hugo Award winners.
Below, we’ve linked to free samples of all the winners–including the complete text of the winning novella, novelette, short story and graphic story. Be sure to check out John DeNardo‘s SF Signal blog, winner of the best fanzine award.
Here’s more about the awards: “The 2012 Hugo Award winners were announced on Sunday evening, September 2, at the at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago. The ceremony was hosted by Chicon 7 Toastmaster John Scalzi.”
BEST NOVELLA: “The Man Who Bridged the Mist” (complete) by Kij Johnson (Asimov’s, September/October 2011)
BEST NOVELETTE: “Six Months, Three Days” (complete) by Charlie Jane Anders (Tor.com)
BEST SHORT STORY: “The Paper Menagerie” (Complete PDF link) by Ken Liu (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, March/April 2011)
BEST GRAPHIC STORY: Digger (Complete) by Ursula Vernon (Sofawolf Press)
BEST NOVEL: Among Others by Jo Walton (Tor)
BEST RELATED WORK: The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, Third Edition edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls, and Graham Sleight (Gollancz)
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, LONG FORM
Game of Thrones (Season 1) (HBO)
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, SHORT FORM
“The Doctor’s Wife” (Doctor Who) (BBC Wales)
BEST EDITOR, SHORT FORM
BEST EDITOR, LONG FORM
BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTIST
Locus, edited by Liza Groen Trombi, Kirsten Gong-Wong, et al.
BEST FANZINE: SF Signal, edited by John DeNardo
BEST FAN WRITER
Jim C. Hines
BEST FAN ARTIST
SF Squeecast, Lynne M. Thomas, Seanan McGuire, Paul Cornell, Elizabeth Bear, and Catherynne M. Valente