Yes, word floats in from LoneStarCon 3 (aka the 71st World Science Fiction Convention) of this year’s Hugo Award winners.
Best Novel: Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi (Tor).
Best Novella: “The Emperor’s Soul” by Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon Publications).
Best Novelette: “The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi” by Pat Cadigan (Edge of Infinity, Solaris).
Best Short Story: “Mono no aware” by Ken Liu (The Future is Japanese, VIZ Media LLC).
Best Related Work: Writing Excuses, Season 7 by Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler, and Jordan Sanderson.
Best Graphic Story: Saga, Volume 1 written by Brian K. Vaughn, 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: Stanley Schmidt.
Best Editor – Long Form: Patrick Nielsen Hayden.
Best Professional Artist: John Picacio.
Best Semiprozine: Clarkesworld edited by Neil Clarke, Jason Heller, Sean Wallace, and Kate Baker.
Best Fanzine: SF Signal edited by John DeNardo, JP Frantz, and Patrick Hester.
Best Fancast: SF Squeecast, Elizabeth Bear, Paul Cornell, Seanan McGuire, Lynne M. Thomas, Catherynne M. Valente (Presenters), and David McHone-Chase (Technical Producer).
Best Fan Writer: Tansy Rayner Roberts.
Best Fan Artist: Galen Dara.
The John W. Campbell Award for the best new professional science fiction or fantasy writer of 2011 or 2012, sponsored by Dell Magazines (not a Hugo Award): Mur Lafferty.
Well done to all the winners – a great, strong selection for the year.