Hugo Winners & CWA Short Lists


The Hugo winners:

Best Novel: Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi (Tor)
Best Novella: "The Emperor's Soul" by Brandon Sanderson (Tachyon Publications)
Best Novelette: "The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi" by Pat Cadigan (Edge of Infinity, Solaris)
Best Short Story: "Mono no aware" by Ken Liu (The Future Is Japanese, VIZ Media)
Best Related Work: Writing Excuses, Season 7
Best Graphic Story: Saga, Volume 1 written by Brian K. Vaughn, illustrated by Fiona Staples (Image Comics)
Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form): The Avengers screenplay and directed by Joss Whedon (Marvel Studios, Disney, Paramount)
Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form): Game of Thrones: "Blackwater" written by George R.R. Martin, directed by Neil Marshall (HBO)

A list of all categories and nominated titles can be found here.

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CWA Nominations

The Crime Writers' Association announced finalists in three categories over the weekend. Winners will be named October 24 in London. The book finalists are:


CWA Gold Dagger
for the best crime novel of the year.
2013 CWA Gold Dagger nominees










Rubbernecker by Belinda Bauer

The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

Rage Against the Dying by Becky Masterman

Dead Lions by Mick Herron



CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger
for best new crime writer of the year.












Norwegian by Night by Derek B. Miller

Something You Are by Hanna Jameson

The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter by Malcolm Mackay

Shadow of the Rock by Thomas Mogford



CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger
for best thriller of the year.










Ghostman by Roger Hobbs

Ratlines by Stuart Neville

The Sentinel by Mark Oldfield

Capital Punishment by Robert Wilson



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