Hugo Award 2017 shortlistsWednesday, Apr 05, 2017 at 6:05pm
The 2017 shortlists for the Hugo Awards have been unveiled.
The awards honour the greatest science fiction writing of the past year, and winners are decided by popular vote. These winners will be announced on August 11th, 2017, at the Hugo Awards Ceremony in Helsinki.
The full collection of shortlists can be found on the Hugo Awards website, but look after the jump for a selection of finalists from some of the top categories.
- All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders (Tor Books / Titan Books)
- A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers (Hodder & Stoughton / Harper Voyager US)
- Death’s End by Cixin Liu (Tor Books / Head of Zeus)
- Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris Books)
- The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin (Orbit Books)
- Too Like the Lightning by Ada Palmer (Tor Books)
- The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle (Tor.com Publishing)
- The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe by Kij Johnson (Tor.com Publishing)
- Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire (Tor.com Publishing)
- Penric and the Shaman by Lois McMaster Bujold (Spectrum Literary Agency)
- A Taste of Honey by Kai Ashante Wilson (Tor.com Publishing)
- This Census-Taker by China Miéville (Del Rey / Picador)
Best Related Work
- The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley (Tor Books)
- The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher (Blue Rider Press)
- Traveler of Worlds: Conversations with Robert Silverberg by Robert Silverberg and Alvaro Zinos-Amaro (Fairwood)
- The View From the Cheap Seats by Neil Gaiman (William Morrow / Harper Collins)
- “The Women of Harry Potter” posts by Sarah Gailey (Tor.com)
- Words Are My Matter: Writings About Life and Books, 2000-2016 by Ursula K. Le Guin (Small Beer)
Best Graphic Story
- Black Panther, Volume 1: A Nation Under Our Feet, written by Ta-Nehisi Coates, illustrated by Brian Stelfreeze (Marvel)
- Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening, written by Marjorie Liu, illustrated by Sana Takeda (Image)
- Ms. Marvel, Volume 5: Super Famous, written by G. Willow Wilson, illustrated by Takeshi Miyazawa (Marvel)
- Paper Girls, Volume 1, written by Brian K. Vaughan, illustrated by Cliff Chiang, colored by Matthew Wilson, lettered by Jared Fletcher (Image)
- Saga, Volume 6, illustrated by Fiona Staples, written by Brian K. Vaughan, lettered by Fonografiks (Image)
- The Vision, Volume 1: Little Worse Than A Man, written by Tom King, illustrated by Gabriel Hernandez Walta (Marvel)
See the complete collection of shortlists here. The winners will be announced on Friday August 11, 2017.
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