Posted on October 24, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to this year's Hugo Award winners!

The celebration of the best work in science fiction and fantasy took place Sunday night.

You can see a few of the winners below, and the complete list is on the Hugo Awards’ website.  

But wait, there's more

Several other awards have been announced in the past few days.

At the same ceremony as the Hugos, Nnedi Okorafor received the Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book for Akata Woman, and Travis Baldree (author of Legends & Lattes) was given the Astounding Award for Best New Writer.

Tian Yi has won the 2023 4thWrite prize for "The Good Son"; the award for unpublished writers of color living in the UK or Ireland brings £1,000 (about $1,220), entry into a daylong publishing workshop, and the publication of the winning story in the Guardian.

And Salman Rushdie has received the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for continuing to write despite enduring decades of threats and violence.

In his acceptance speech, the author of The Satanic Verses emphasized the importance of defending the freedom of expression, unconditionally.

Categories: Today in Books

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