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They were announced at the 74th World SF Convention in Kansas City, MO just a little while ago. And once again, the Puppies didn’t win diddley-shit. In fact, apart from Graphic Story, they almost all went to women, three of them non-Caucasian. (The Campbell isn’t technically a Hugo.)


**drumroll, please**

Best Novel: The Fifth Season, N.K. Jemisin

Best Novella: Binti, Nnedi Okorafor

Best Novelette: “Folding Beijing,” Hao Jinfang

Best Short Story: “Cat Pictures,” Naomi Kritzer

Best Dramatic Presentation (Long): The Martian

Best Dramatic Presentation (Short): “AKA Smile,” Jessica Jones

Best Graphic Story: The Sandman: Overture, Neil Gaiman & J.H. Williams III

Best Professional Editor (Long Form): Sheila Gilbert

Best Professional Editor (Short Form): Ellen Datlow

John W. Campbell Award For Best New Writer: Andy Weir

The full awards list is at the link at Locus, above.

Just for the record, the only categories to receive “No Award” were Related Work and Fancast. So expect to hear a lot of grumbling tomorrow about “political correctness” and “irrelevance.” Me, I think this is the proper response is this:

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