Tag Archives: WorldCon

Puppies Kenneled as the Hugo Award Winners Announced

After much weeping and gnashing of teeth over the past four months, the Hugo Awards were announced tonight at Sasquan in Spokane. Despite being reported to the police as potentially inciting violence, David Gerrold hosted the ceremonies with plenty of humor … Continue reading

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1939 Retro Hugo Awards

WorldCon is currently underway in London, and the festivities for the venerable sci-fi convention kicked off with the announcement of the 1939 Retro Hugo Awards. Because the Hugos were not created until 1953, but WorldCon started in 1939, organizers are … Continue reading

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Review: The Best of Connie Willis: Award-Winning Stories

Connie Willis ★★★★ Del Rey Books, 2013. Connie Willis is a sci-fi treasure. Over the past 30 years she has accumulated a couple mantelpiece’s worth of Hugo, Nebula and Locus awards — notably for her “Time-Travelling Oxford Historian” series, The Doomsday … Continue reading

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