It’s that time of year again! The Hugo Award nominees were just announced, and the lineup is fantastic!
Galaxy’s Edge is proud to say that Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki’s story “O2 Arena” has been nominated for Best Novelette! This very same story was also nominated for the Nebula Award novelette category!
The official winners of the Hugos will be announced on September 4th, 2022. The ceremony will take place at Chicon 8, the 80th World Science Fiction Convention in Chicago, Illinois. The even will be hosted by Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders.
Below, we’ve compiled a list of some of the nominations, including links where you can read the work!
- A Desolation Called Peace, by Arkady Martine (Tor)
- The Galaxy, and the Ground Within, by Becky Chambers (Harper Voyager / Hodder & Stoughton)
- Light From Uncommon Stars, by Ryka Aoki (Tor / St Martin’s Press)
- A Master of Djinn, by P. Djèlí Clark (Tordotcom / Orbit UK)
- Project Hail Mary, by Andy Weir (Ballantine / Del Rey)
- She Who Became the Sun, by Shelley Parker-Chan (Tor / Mantle)
- Across the Green Grass Fields, by Seanan McGuire (Tordotcom)
- Elder Race, by Adrian Tchaikovsky (Tordotcom)
- Fireheart Tiger, by Aliette de Bodard (Tordotcom)
- The Past Is Red, by Catherynne M. Valente (Tordotcom)
- A Psalm for the Wild-Built, by Becky Chambers (Tordotcom)
- A Spindle Splintered, by Alix E. Harrow (Tordotcom)
- “Bots of the Lost Ark”, by Suzanne Palmer (Clarkesworld, Jun 2021)
- “Colors of the Immortal Palette”, by Caroline M. Yoachim (Uncanny Magazine, Mar/Apr 2021)
- L’Esprit de L’Escalier, by Catherynne M. Valente (Tordotcom)
- “O2 Arena”, by Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki (Galaxy’s Edge, Nov 2021)
- “That Story Isn’t the Story”, by John Wiswell (Uncanny Magazine, Nov/Dec 2021)
- “Unseelie Brothers, Ltd.”, by Fran Wilde (Uncanny Magazine, May/Jun 2021)
Best Short Story
- “Mr. Death”, by Alix E. Harrow (Apex Magazine, Feb 2021)
- “Proof by Induction”, by José Pablo Iriarte (Uncanny Magazine, May/Jun 2021)
- “The Sin of America”, by Catherynne M. Valente (Uncanny Magazine, Mar/Apr 2021)
- “Tangles”, by Seanan McGuire (Magicthegathering.com: Magic Story, Sep 2021)
- “Unknown Number”, by Blue Neustifter (Twitter, Jul 2021)
- “Where Oaken Hearts Do Gather”, by Sarah Pinsker (Uncanny Magazine, Mar/Apr 2021)
- The Green Bone Saga, by Fonda Lee (Orbit)
- The Kingston Cycle, by C. L. Polk (Tordotcom)
- Merchant Princes, by Charles Stross (Macmillan)
- Terra Ignota, by Ada Palmer (Tor Books)
- Wayward Children, by Seanan McGuire (Tordotcom)
- The World of the White Rat, by T. Kingfisher (Ursula Vernon) (Argyll Productions)
There are plenty more nominees, including the finalists for the Lodestar Award and the Astounding Award. To read the full list of finalists, please check out the Hugo Awards Nominee page.
Congrats to everyone who was nominated! We look forward to seeing who the winners are in September!