Memorial Hall Library

2017 Hugo Awards

The winners of the 2017 Hugo Awards, for outstanding science fiction and fantasy works, were announced on Friday, August 11th. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the prestigious award. The full list of winners can be found on the World Science Fiction Convention's website, but here are some of the winning works that are available at MHL. Congratulations to all of these talented creators!

Best Novel

The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemison

The Obelisk Gate, by N. K. Jemisin

Best Novella

Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

Every Heart a Doorway, by Seanan McGuire

Best Novelette

“The Tomato Thief”, by Ursula Vernon 

Best Short Story

 New Fairy Tales

“Seasons of Glass and Iron”, by Amal El-Mohtar (collected in The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales, Saga Press)

Best Related Work

Words Are My Matter by Ursula K. LeGuin

Words Are My Matter: Writings About Life and Books, 2000-2016, by Ursula K. Le Guin 

Best Graphic Story

Monstress, Volume 1 by Marjorie Liu

Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening, written by Marjorie Liu, illustrated by Sana Takeda


Best Series

Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen by Lois McMaster Bujold

The Vorkosigan Saga, by Lois McMaster Bujold