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Congratulations to the 2019 Hugo Award Winners!

Time to add these award-winning reads to your shelf.

The 2019 Hugo Award winners were announced Sunday, August 18th at the 77th Worldcon. The ceremony was held in Dublin, Ireland with World of Wakanda artist Afua Richardson and The Alchemist author Michael Scott as hosts. See the winners below, and join us in celebrating both the winners and nominees. 

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Best Novel Winner: The Calculating Stars, by Mary Robinette Kowal

The Calculating Stars

By Mary Robinette Kowal

Kowal's alternate history novel about aspiring female astronauts looking to the stars on the eve of the apocalypse also won the 2018 Nebula Award for Best Novel.  

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Best Novella Winner: Artificial Condition, by Martha Wells

Artificial Condition: The Murderbot Diaries

By Martha Wells

Martha Wells earned yet another accolade for her excellent Murderbot Diaries series. All Systems Red, the first novella, previously won both the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Award.  

Best Novelette Winner

"If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again" by Zen Cho

 

Best Short Story Winner

"A Witch's Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies" by Alix E. Harrow

 

Best Series Winner: Wayfarers, by Becky Chambers

Wayfarers Series

By Becky Chambers

This marks Becky Chambers' second Hugo nomination, and first win. Chambers' acclaimed Wayfarers series includes The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet; A Closed and Common Orbit; and Record of a Spaceborn Few

Best Related Work Winner

Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works.

Best Graphic Story Winner: Monstress, Volume 3: Haven, by Marjorie Liu with art by Sana Takeda 

Monstress, Volume 3: Haven

By Marjorie Liu with art by Sana Takeda

This is Liu's third win for her acclaimed Monstress series; Volume 1 and Volume 2 were also honored with the Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story. 

Best Art Book: The Books of Earthsea: The Complete Illustrated Edition, illustrated by Charles Vess

The Book of Earthsea: The Complete Illustrated Edition

By Ursula K. Le Guin with art by Charles Vess

Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book Winner: Children of Blood and Bone, by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and Bone

By Tomi Adeyemi

A complete list of contemporary 2019 Hugo Awards winners and nominees can be seen here.  

Published on 19 Aug 2019

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