2019 Hugo and Campbell Awards Winners

Winners for the Hugo Awards and for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer were announced by Dublin 2019, the 77th Worldcon, on August 18, 2019 at the Convention Centre Dublin in Dublin Ireland.

Best Novel

Best Novella

Best Novelette

Best Short Story

Best Series

  • WINNER: Wayfarers, Becky Chambers (Harper Voyager US; Hodder & Stoughton)
  • The Universe of Xuya, Aliette de Bodard (Subterranean)
  • Machineries of Empire, Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris)
  • The October Daye series, Seanan McGuire (DAW)
  • The Centenal Cycle, Malka Older (Tor)
  • The Laundry Files, Charles Stross (Tor.com Publishing; Orbit)

Best Graphic Story

Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form

  • WINNER: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Annihilation
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • Black Panther
  • A Quiet Place
  • Sorry to Bother You

Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form

  • WINNER: The Good Place: “Janet(s)”
  • Doctor Who: “Demons of the Punjab”
  • Doctor Who: “Rosa”
  • Dirty Computer, Janelle Monáe
  • The Expanse: “Abaddon’s Gate”
  • The Good Place: “Jeremy Bearimy”

Best Related Work

Best Professional Editor, Short Form

  • WINNER: Gardner Dozois
  • Neil Clarke
  • Lee Harris
  • Julia Rios
  • Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas
  • E. Catherine Tobler

Best Professional Editor, Long Form

  • WINNER: Navah Wolfe
  • Sheila E. Gilbert
  • Anne Lesley Groell
  • Beth Meacham
  • Diana Pho
  • Gillian Redfearn

Best Professional Artist

  • WINNER: Charles Vess
  • Galen Dara
  • Jaime Jones
  • Victo Ngai
  • John Picacio
  • Yuko Shimizu

Best Semiprozine

Best Fanzine

Best Fancast

Best Fan Writer

  • WINNER: Foz Meadows
  • James Davis Nicoll
  • Charles Payseur
  • Elsa Sjunneson-Henry
  • Alasdair Stuart
  • Bogi Takács

Best Fan Artist

  • WINNER: Likhain (Mia Sereno)
  • Sara Felix
  • Grace P. Fong
  • Meg Frank
  • Ariela Housman
  • Spring Schoenhuth

Best Art Book

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (not a Hugo)

  • WINNER: Jeannette Ng
  • Katherine Arden
  • S.A. Chakraborty
  • R.F. Kuang
  • Vina Jie-Min Prasad
  • Rivers Solomon

Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book

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2 thoughts on “2019 Hugo and Campbell Awards Winners

  • August 19, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form.
    Well at least The Expanse won a Hugo for season 1.
    Still passes beyond my understanding why it was not nominated for season 2 , because that was better than season 1.
    It also should have been nominated for an Emmy VFX work at least.
    Now that it has moved to Amazon maybe it will get noticed more?
    It is the closest to all that classic prose SF ,quality space opera, (that made the genre so well known) that I have ever seen on TV. (And I have been watching TV for 60 years.)

    • August 28, 2019 at 7:36 pm

      I was hoping Dirty Computer would win, to be honest, and put it down for 1st-rank. The Good Place is terrific, but it’s already won, I believe. According to the breakdown, Dirty Computer actually came in first of 1st-rank votes, so at least there’s that.

      Your mention of seasons reminds me that every year I wish that entire TV seasons could be nominated. I can rarely remember what happened in an individual episode. (“Janet(s)” was an exception.) Doing it by individual episodes means that the show can get multiple nominations, which isn’t fair to other nominees (for taking up spaces) nor to the nominated show (which can have its votes diluted).


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