And since I can nominate, I thought I should share the list of things I mean to nominate. And ask for recommendations, because I’m pretty thin with regard to some categories.
Katherine Addison, The Goblin Emperor
Ann Leckie, Ancillary Sword
Elizabeth Bear, Steles of the Sky
Max Gladstone, Full Fathom Five
Nnedi Okorafor, Lagoon.
I don’t think I read a novella last year. Recs?
…I realise that’s heavy on Tor.com. Also, I didn’t read a lot of short fiction, and longer short fiction I read even less. Other recs?
Best Short Story
“She Commands Me and I Obey” by Ann Leckie at Strange Horizons
“This Chance Planet” by Elizabeth Bear at Tor.com
“Covenant” by Elizabeth Bear in Hieroglyph
“The Breath of War” by Aliette de Bodard at Beneath Ceaseless Skies
“The Truth about Owls” by Amal El-Mohtar in Kaleidoscope
Best Related Work
Recommend me things?
Best Graphic Story
G. Willow Wilson, Ms Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal.
Gail Simone, Red Sonja: Queen of Plagues.
Recommend me more things?
Best Dramatic Presentation Long Form
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay
…didn’t really see a bunch of things. Going to try to see Snowpiercer, though.
Best Dramatic Presentation Short Form
“Séance” (Penny Dreadful S1)
“Governed As It Were By Chance” (Orphan Black S2)
“To Hound Nature In Her Wanderings” (Orphan Black S2)
Best Editor Long Form
Category is opaque to me. Will not be nominating.
Best Editor Short Form
Who should I nominate? Jonathan Strahan, maybe?
Best Professional Artist
The Book Smugglers
I haven’t really been reading widely this year. Rec me some people?
I’m not really a podcast listener, except in certain specific cases.
Best Fan Writer
Best Fan Artist
Rec me someone?
JOHN W CAMPBELL NOT A HUGO:
I don’t know who is eligible. Karina Sumner-Smith?