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N.K. Jemisin’s Obelisk Gate, Arrival film, TV’s Expanse claim Hugo Awards

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The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin was honored as best novel Friday at the Hugo Awards at the 75th Worldcon event in Helsinki, Finland.

Last year, the author won the same prize for the Broken Earth novel The Fifth Season.

Arrival, the big-screen adaptation of Ted Chiang’s short story, won the award for long-form dramatic presentation. “Leviathan Wakes,” the first-season finale of Syfy’s adaptation of The Expanse series of novels, won for short-form dramatic presentation.

The Hugo Awards celebrate achievement in science fiction and fantasy as recognized by members of the World Science Fiction Society.

The full list of winning works in the 2017 Hugo Awards appears below.

BEST NOVEL

The Obelisk Gate, by N. K. Jemisin (Orbit Books)

BEST NOVELLA

Every Heart a Doorway, by Seanan McGuire (Tor.com publishing)

BEST NOVELETTE

“The Tomato Thief”, by Ursula Vernon (Apex Magazine, January 2016)

BEST SHORT STORY

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

BEST RELATED WORK

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

BEST GRAPHIC STORY

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

BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, LONG FORM

Arrival, screenplay by Eric Heisserer based on a short story by Ted Chiang, directed by Denis Villeneuve (21 Laps Entertainment/FilmNation Entertainment/Lava Bear Films)

BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, SHORT FORM

The Expanse: “Leviathan Wakes”, written by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, directed by Terry McDonough (SyFy)

BEST EDITOR, SHORT FORM

Ellen Datlow

BEST EDITOR, LONG FORM

Liz Gorinsky

BEST PROFESSIONAL ARTIST

Julie Dillon

BEST SEMIPROZINE

Uncanny Magazine, edited by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas, Michi Trota, Julia Rios, and podcast produced by Erika Ensign & Steven Schapansky

BEST FANZINE

Lady Business, edited by Clare, Ira, Jodie, KJ, Renay, and Susan

BEST FANCAST

Tea and Jeopardy, presented by Emma Newman with Peter Newman

BEST FAN WRITER

Abigail Nussbaum

BEST FAN ARTIST

Elizabeth Leggett

BEST SERIES

(Special Category added by option of Worldcon 75)

The Vorkosigan Saga, by Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen)

THE JOHN W. CAMPBELL AWARD FOR BEST NEW WRITER

(Not a Hugo Award, but administered along with the Hugo Awards)

Ada Palmer

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