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The Yiddish Policemen's Union does well at Hugos

11/08/2008. Contributed by Jessica Martin

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The 2008 Hugo Awards for the best science fiction writing were given out at the world SF con, Denvention, on Saturday August 9th 2008. The Yiddish Policemen's Union won best novel.

The full list of SFF winners for this year are...

Novel: The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon (HarperCollins; Fourth Estate).

Novella: All Seated on the Ground by Connie Willis (Asimov's Dec. 2007; Subterranean Press).

Novelette: The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate by Ted Chiang (Subterranean Press; F&SF Sept. 2007).

Short Story: Tideline by Elizabeth Bear (Asimov's June 2007).

Non-fiction Book: Brave New Words: The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction by Jeff Prucher (Oxford University Press).

Dramatic Presentation, Long Form: Stardust Written by Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn, Based on the novel by Neil Gaiman Illustrated by Charles Vess Directed by Matthew Vaughn (Paramount Pictures).

Dramatic Presentation, Short Form Doctor Who Blink Written by Steven Moffat Directed by Hettie Macdonald (BBC).

Professional Editor, Long Form: David Hartwell.

Professional Editor, Short Form: Gordon Van Gelder (F&SF).

Professional Artist: Stephan Martiniere.

Semiprozine: Locus, edited by Charles N. Brown, Kirsten Gong-Wong, & Liza Groen Trombi.

Fanzine: File 770.

Fan Writer: John Scalzi.

Fan Artist: Brad Foster.

Campbell Award: Mary Robinette Kowal.

The Master of Ceremony was Wil McCarthy.

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