November 17 2017

My 2017 Hugo Votes

Here is how I voted in this year’s Hugo’s. In each category, you can rank your preferences (1 being best). They urge you not to vote for categories in which you have no experience (don’t just guess in other words). I’ve read (or watched or seen as appropriate) everything that I voted on.

Novel:
1. Too Like the Lightning
2. A Closed and Common Orbit
3. Death’s End
4. The Obelisk Gate
5. All the Birds in the Sky
6. Ninefox Gambit

Novella:
1. Every Heart a Doorway
2. The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe
3. The Ballad of Black Tom
4. This Census-Taker
5. Penric and the Shaman
6. A Taste of Honey

Novelette:
1. The Jewel and Her Lapidary
2. “You’ll Surely Drown Here If You Stay”
3. “The Art of Space Travel”
4. “The Tomato Thief”
5. “Touring with the Alien”
6. No award

Short Story:
1. “Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies”
2. “A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers”
3. “That Game We Played During the War”
4. “Seasons of Glass and Iron”
5. “The City Born Great”
6. No award

Related Work:
1. The Geek Feminist Revolution
2. The View From the Cheap Seats
3. The Women of Harry Potter posts
4. Words Are My Matter: Writings About Life and Books, 2000-2016
5. The Princess Diarist
6. Traveler of Worlds: Conversations with Robert Silverberg

Graphic Story:
1. Black Panther, Volume 1: A Nation Under Our Feet
2. Ms. Marvel, Volume 5: Super Famous
3. Paper Girls, Volume 1
4. Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening
5. Saga, Volume 6
6. The Vision, Volume 1: Little Worse Than A Man

Dramatic Long:
1. Arrival
2. Rogue One
3. Deadpool
4. Ghostbusters
5. Hidden Figures
6. Stranger Things, Season One

Dramatic Short:
1. The Expanse: “Leviathan Wakes”
2. Black Mirror: “San Junipero”
3. Doctor Who: “The Return of Doctor Mysterio”
4. Splendor & Misery [album]
5. Game of Thrones: “The Door”
6. Game of Thrones: “Battle of the Bastards”

Editor Long:
1. Liz Gorinsky
2. Sheila E. Gilbert
3. Miriam Weinberg
4. Devi Pillai
5. Navah Wolfe
6. No award

Editor Short:
1. Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas
2. Ellen Datlow
3. Sheila Williams
4. John Joseph Adams
5. Neil Clarke
6. Jonathan Strahan

Pro Artist:
1. John Picacio
2. Julie Dillon
3. Sana Takeda
4. Chris McGrath
5. Galen Dara
6. Victo Ngai

Semiprozine:
1. Uncanny Magazine
2. Strange Horizons
3. Beneath Ceaseless Skies
4. The Book Smugglers
5. GigaNotoSaurus
6. Cirsova Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine

Fanzine:
1. Lady Business
2. Journey Planet
3. Rocket Stack Rank
4. nerds of a feather, flock together
5. SF Bluestocking
6. No award

Fancast:
1. Ditch Diggers
2. Fangirl Happy Hour
3. The Coode Street Podcast
4. Galactic Suburbia
5. The Rageaholic
6. Tea and Jeopardy

Fan Writer:
1. Foz Meadows
2. Abigail Nussbaum

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Best Novel
1. Too Like the Lightning
2. A Closed and Common Orbit
3. Death’s End
4. The Obelisk Gate
5. All the Birds in the Sky
6. Ninefox Gambit
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Best Novella
1. Every Heart a Doorway
2. The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe
3. The Ballad of Black Tom
4. This Census-Taker
5. Penric and the Shaman
6. A Taste of Honey
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Best Novelette
1. The Jewel and Her Lapidary
2. “You’ll Surely Drown Here If You Stay”
3. “The Art of Space Travel”
4. “The Tomato Thief”
5. “Touring with the Alien”
6. No award
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Best Short Story
1. “Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies”
2. “A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers”
3. “That Game We Played During the War”
4. “Seasons of Glass and Iron”
5. “The City Born Great”
6. No award
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Best Related Work
1. The Geek Feminist Revolution
2. The View From the Cheap Seats
3. The Women of Harry Potter posts
4. Words Are My Matter: Writings About Life and Books, 2000-2016
5. The Princess Diarist
6. Traveler of Worlds: Conversations with Robert Silverberg
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Best Graphic Story
1. Black Panther, Volume 1: A Nation Under Our Feet
2. Ms. Marvel, Volume 5: Super Famous
3. Paper Girls, Volume 1
4. Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening
5. Saga, Volume 6
6. The Vision, Volume 1: Little Worse Than A Man
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Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form)
1. Arrival
2. Rogue One
3. Deadpool
4. Ghostbusters
5. Hidden Figures
6. Stranger Things, Season One
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Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form)
1. The Expanse: “Leviathan Wakes”
2. Black Mirror: “San Junipero”
3. Doctor Who: “The Return of Doctor Mysterio”
4. Splendor & Misery [album]
5. Game of Thrones: “The Door”
6. Game of Thrones: “Battle of the Bastards”
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Best Professional Editor (Long Form)
1. Liz Gorinsky
2. Sheila E. Gilbert
3. Miriam Weinberg
4. Devi Pillai
5. Navah Wolfe
6. No award
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Best Professional Editor (Short Form)
1. Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas
2. Ellen Datlow
3. Sheila Williams
4. John Joseph Adams
5. Neil Clarke
6. Jonathan Strahan
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Pro Artist:
1. John Picacio
2. Julie Dillon
3. Sana Takeda
4. Chris McGrath
5. Galen Dara
6. Victo Ngai
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Best Semiprozine
1. Uncanny Magazine
2. Strange Horizons
3. Beneath Ceaseless Skies
4. The Book Smugglers
5. GigaNotoSaurus
6. Cirsova Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine
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Best Fanzine
1. Lady Business
2. Journey Planet
3. Rocket Stack Rank
4. nerds of a feather, flock together
5. SF Bluestocking
6. No award
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Best Fancast
1. Ditch Diggers
2. Fangirl Happy Hour
3. The Coode Street Podcast
4. Galactic Suburbia
5. The Rageaholic
6. Tea and Jeopardy
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Best Fan Writer
1. Foz Meadows
2. Abigail Nussbaum
3. Chuck Tingle
4. Natalie Luhrs
5. Mike Glyer
6. Jeffro Johnson
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Series
1. The October Daye Books
2. The Expanse
3. The Peter Grant / Rivers of London series
4. The Vorkosigan Saga
5. The Craft Sequence
6. The Temeraire series
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The John W. Campbell Award (not a Hugo)
1. Ada Palmer
2. Malka Older
3. Laurie Penny



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