Hugo Award for Best Novella

Hugo Award for Best Novella

The Hugo Awards are given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works. The awards are named after Hugo Gernsback, the founder of the pioneering science fiction magazine Amazing Stories, and given in various categories.

Winners of the Hugo Award for best novella are presented here.

About this award

According to Article 3.3.2 of the World Science Fiction Society, a novella is "A science fiction or fantasy story of between seventeen thousand five hundred (17,500) and forty thousand (40,000) words." Fiction works which are shorter are considered short stories or novelettes; works which are longer are novels, and separate awards are given for these various categories.Awards given in one year are for works published during the previous calendar year.

Winners and other nominees

The "Retro Hugos"

These were awarded 50 or 75 years after years in which Worldcons didn't give awards.

ee also

* Nebula Award for Best Novella

External links

* [http://thehugoawards.org/ Hugo Award official site]
* [http://www.fanac.org/fanzines/Philcon/Philcon2-05.html Original proposal of the award in Philcon II]
* [http://www.locusmag.com/SFAwards/Db/HugoNomList.html List of Hugo Award nominees] in "Locus" magazine


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