The Hugo Awards, first presented in 1953, celebrate the best in the field of science fiction and fantasy. Recipients are chosen by members of the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS). The Hugos are presented each year at the World Science Fiction Convention.
The winner of the Big Heart Award for service to fandom is Andrew Porter.
The winner of the Hugo logo design competition is Jeremy Kratz.
The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer
David Anthony Durham (Second year of eligibility)
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins; Bloomsbury UK)
‘‘The Erdmann Nexus’’ by Nancy Kress (Asimov’s Oct/Nov 2008)
‘‘Shoggoths in Bloom’’ by Elizabeth Bear (Asimov’s Mar 2008)
Best Short Story
‘‘Exhalation’’ by Ted Chiang (Eclipse Two)
Best Related Book
Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded: A Decade of Whatever, 1998-2008 by John Scalzi (Subterranean Press)
Best Graphic Story
Girl Genius, Volume 8: Agatha Heterodyne and the Chapel of Bones, Written by Kaja & Phil Foglio, art by Phil Foglio, colors by Cheyenne Wright (Airship Entertainment)
Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form
WALL-E Andrew Stanton & Pete Docter, story; Andrew Stanton & Jim Reardon, screenplay; Andrew Stanton, director (Pixar/Walt Disney)
Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form
Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog Joss Whedon, & Zack Whedon, & Jed Whedon, & Maurissa Tancharoen, writers; Joss Whedon, director (Mutant Enemy)
Best Editor, Short Form
Best Editor, Long Form
David G. Hartwell
Best Professional Artist
Weird Tales edited by Ann VanderMeer & Stephen H. Segal
Best Fan Writer
Electric Velocipede edited by John Klima
Best Fan Artist
The 67th World Science Fiction Convention, known as Anticipation, was held in Montréal, Québec, Canada from Thursday, August 6th through Monday, August 10th, 2009.
Hugo Awards Website: http://www.thehugoawards.org