1986 Hugo Award Nominations

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1986 Hugo winners.

Best Novel

Blood Music by Greg Bear (Arbor House/Ace)

Cuckoo's Egg by C. J. Cherryh (Phantasia/DAW)

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card (Tor)

Footfall by Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle (Del Rey)

The Postman by David Brin (Bantam/Spectra)

Best Novella

"Green Mars" by Kim Stanley Robinson (Asimov's 9/85)

"The Only Neat Thing To Do" by James Tiptree Jr. (F&SF 10/85)

"Sailing to Byzantium" by Robert Silverberg (Asimov's 2/85)

"The Scapegoat" by C. J. Cherryh (Alien Stars 1 Baen)

"Twenty-four Views of Mt. Fuji by Hokusai" by Roger Zelazny (Asimov's 7/85)

Best Novelette

"Dogfight" by Michael Swanwick and William Gibson (Omni 7/85)

"The Fringe" by Orson Scott Card (F&SF 10/85)

"A Gift From the Graylanders" by Michael Bishop. (Asimov's 9/85)

"Paladin of the Lost Hour" by Harlan Ellison (Twilight Zone Magazine 12/85)

"Portraits of His Children" by George R. R. Martin (Asimov's 11/85)

Best Short Story

"Dinner in Audoghast" by Bruce Sterling (Asimov's 5/85)

"Fermi and Frost" by Fred Pohl (Asimov's 1/85)

"Flying Saucer Rock and Roll" by Howard Waldrop (Omni 1/85)

"Hong's Bluff" by William F. Wu (Omni 3/85)

"Snow" by John Crowley (Omni 11/85)

Best Non-Fiction Book

Benchmarks: Galaxy Bookshelf by Algis Budrys (Southern Illinois University Press)

An Edge in My Voice by Harlan Ellison (Donning)

Faces of Fear: Encounters with the Creators of Modern Horror by Douglas E. Winter (Berkley)

The John W. Campbell Letters Volume I Perry Chapdelaine, Tony Chapdelaine and George Hay, eds. (A C Projects Inc.)

The Pale Shadow of Science by Brian Aldiss (Serconia)

Science Made Stupid by Tom Weller (Houghton Mifflin)

Best Dramatic Presentation

Back to the Future



Enemy Mine


Best Professional Editor

Terry Carr

Judy-Lynn Del Rey

Edward L. Ferman

Shawna McCarthy

Stanley Schmidt

Best Professional Artist

Frank Kelly Freas

Don Maitz

Rowena Morrill

Barclay Shaw

Michael Whelan

Best Semi-prozine

Fantasy Review (Robert Collins, ed.)

Interzone (Simon Ounsley and David Pringle, eds.)

Locus (Charles N. Brown, ed.)

Science Fiction Chronicle (Andrew Porter, ed.)

Science Fiction Review (Richard E. Geis, ed.)

Best Fanzine

Anvil (Charlotte Proctor, ed.)

Greater Columbia Fantasy Costumers Guild Newslettr (Bobby Gear, ed.)

Holier Than Thou (Mary & Robbie Cantor, eds.)

Lan's Lantern (George "Lan" Laskowski, ed.)

Universal Translator (Susan Bridges, ed.)

Best Fan Writer

Don D'Ammassa

Richard E. Geis

Mike Glyer

Arthur Hlavaty

Dave Langford

Patrick Nielsen Hayden

Best Fan Artist

Brad Foster

Steve Fox

joan hanke-woods

William Rotsler

Stu Shiffman

John W. Campbell Award

Karen Joy Fowler1

Guy Gavriel Kay2

Carl Sagan1

Melissa Scott2

Tad Williams1

David Zindell1

1 - first year of eligibility
2 - second and final year of eligibility

1985 Hugo nominees.
1987 Hugo nominees.