On Sunday, September 4th, 2022, at Chicon 8, the 80th World Science Fiction Convention, the winners of the 2022 Hugo Awards, Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book, and Astounding Award for Best New Writer were revealed. Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders served as the ceremony’s hosts.
The Hugo Awards, which recognise science fiction literature, media, and fans, have been honouring notables in science fiction and fantasy for over 70 years. They were originally given out at the 1953 World Science Fiction Convention in Philadelphia (Philcon II).
A Desolation Called Peace, by Arkady Martine (Tor).
A Psalm for the Wild-Built, by Becky Chambers (Tordotcom).
“Bots of the Lost Ark”, by Suzanne Palmer (Clarkesworld, Jun 2021).
Best Short Story
“Where Oaken Hearts Do Gather”, by Sarah Pinsker (Uncanny Magazine, Mar/Apr 2021).
Wayward Children, by Seanan McGuire (Tordotcom).
Best Graphic Story or Comic
Far Sector, written by N.K. Jemisin, art by Jamal Campbell (DC).
Best Related Work
Never Say You Can’t Survive, by Charlie Jane Anders (Tordotcom).
Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form
Dune, screenplay by Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve, and Eric Roth; directed by Denis Villeneuve; based on the novel Dune by Frank Herbert (Warner Bros / Legendary Entertainment).
Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form
The Expanse: Nemesis Games, written by Daniel Abraham, Ty Franck, and Naren Shankar; directed by Breck Eisner (Amazon Studios).
Best Editor, Short Form
Best Editor, Long Form
Best Professional Artist
Uncanny Magazine, publishers and editors-in-chief Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas; managing/poetry editor Chimedum Ohaegbu; nonfiction editor Elsa Sjunneson; podcast producers Erika Ensign & Steven Schapansky.
Small Gods, Lee Moyer (Icon) and Seanan McGuire (Story).
Our Opinions Are Correct, presented by Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders, produced by Veronica Simonetti.
Best Fan Writer
Best Fan Artist
Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book
The Last Graduate, by Naomi Novik (Del Rey Books).
Astounding Award for Best New Writer