Finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards.

The Hugo Awards, first presented in 1953, celebrate fans’ pick in the field of science fiction and fantasy. Recipients are chosen by Worldcon members. The 2017 Hugos will be presented at the 75th World Science Fiction Convention in Helsinki, Finland, on 11th August 2017.

Finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards.
Finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards.

The finalists are:

Best Novel.

All the Birds in the Sky, by Charlie Jane Anders (Tor Books / Titan Books).

A Closed and Common Orbit, by Becky Chambers (Hodder & Stoughton / Harper Voyager US).

Death’s End by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu (Tor Books / Head of Zeus).

Ninefox Gambit, by Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris Books).

The Obelisk Gate, by N. K. Jemisin (Orbit Books).

Too Like the Lightning, by Ada Palmer (Tor Books).

Best Novella.

The Ballad of Black Tom, by Victor LaValle ( publishing).

The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe, by Kij Johnson ( publishing).

Every Heart a Doorway, by Seanan McGuire ( publishing).

Penric and the Shaman, by Lois McMaster Bujold (Spectrum Literary Agency).

A Taste of Honey, by Kai Ashante Wilson ( publishing).

This Census-Taker, by China Miéville (Del Rey / Picador).

 Best Novelette.

Alien Stripper Boned From Behind By The T-Rex, by Stix Hiscock (self-published).

“The Art of Space Travel”, by Nina Allan ( , July 2016).

“The Jewel and Her Lapidary”, by Fran Wilde ( publishing, May 2016).

“The Tomato Thief”, by Ursula Vernon (Apex Magazine, January 2016).

“Touring with the Alien”, by Carolyn Ives Gilman (Clarkesworld Magazine, April 2016).

“You’ll Surely Drown Here If You Stay”, by Alyssa Wong (Uncanny Magazine, May 2016).

 Best Short Story

“The City Born Great”, by N. K. Jemisin (, September 2016).

“A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers”, by Alyssa Wong (, March 2016).

“Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies”, by Brooke Bolander (Uncanny Magazine, November 2016).

“Seasons of Glass and Iron”, by Amal El-Mohtar (The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales, Saga Press).

“That Game We Played During the War”, by Carrie Vaughn (, March 2016).

“An Unimaginable Light”, by John C. Wright (God, Robot, Castalia House).

 Best Graphic Story.

Black Panther, Volume 1: A Nation Under Our Feet, written by Ta-Nehisi Coates, illustrated by Brian Stelfreeze (Marvel).

Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening, written by Marjorie Liu, illustrated by Sana Takeda (Image).

Ms. Marvel, Volume 5: Super Famous, written by G. Willow Wilson, illustrated by Takeshi Miyazawa (Marvel).

Paper Girls, Volume 1, written by Brian K. Vaughan, illustrated by Cliff Chiang, colored by Matthew Wilson, lettered by Jared Fletcher (Image).

Saga, Volume 6, illustrated by Fiona Staples, written by Brian K. Vaughan, lettered by Fonografiks (Image).

The Vision, Volume 1: Little Worse Than A Man, written by Tom King, illustrated by Gabriel Hernandez Walta (Marvel).

Best Dramatic Presentation .

Black Mirror: “San Junipero”, written by Charlie Brooker, directed by Owen Harris (House of Tomorrow).

Doctor Who: “The Return of Doctor Mysterio”, written by Steven Moffat, directed by Ed Bazalgette (BBC Cymru Wales).

The Expanse: “Leviathan Wakes”, written by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, directed by Terry McDonough (SyFy).

Game of Thrones: “Battle of the Bastards”, written by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, directed by Miguel Sapochnik (HBO).

Game of Thrones: “The Door”, written by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, directed by Jack Bender (HBO).

Splendor & Misery [album], by Clipping (Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, Jonathan Snipes).

Best Professional Artist.

Galen Dara.

Julie Dillon.

Chris McGrath

Victo Ngai.

John Picacio.

Sana Takeda.


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