The 2012 Hugos are Here!

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 6 book coverThe first weekend of September more than 5,000 people swarmed Chicago for the 70th World Science Fiction Convention, otherwise known as WorldCon. Beyond hosting authors, artists, and fans from more than 30 countries, WorldCon announced the winners of the 2012 Hugo Awards.

For a complete listing of winners, click here. For highlights, see below.

Best Novel: Among Others by Jo Walton

Best Novella:The Man who Bridged the Mist” by Kij Johnson

Best Novelette:Six Months, Three Days” by Charlie Jane Anders

Best Short Story:The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu

Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form): Game of Thrones (Season 1)

Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form):The Doctor’s Wife” (Doctor Who)

Best Fan Writer: Jim C. Hines