The Long List of Hugo Awards, 1979

(Seacon '79 [Brighton, England; August 23–26, 1979])

1978 || 1979 || 1980

Best Novel

Winner:Dreamsnake by Vonda N. McIntyre [Houghton Mifflin, 1978]
2The White Dragon by Anne McCaffrey [Ballantine Del Rey, 1978]
3The Faded Sun: Kesrith by C. J. Cherryh [Galaxy Feb,Mar,Apr,May 1978; DAW, 1978]
Runners-up:
Blind Voices by Tom Reamy [Berkley Putnam, 1978]
Withdrawn:
Up the Walls of the World by James Tiptree, Jr. [Berkley Putnam, 1978]

Best Novella

Winner:"The Persistence of Vision" by John Varley [F&SF Mar 1978]
2"Fireship" by Joan D. Vinge [Analog Dec 1978]
3"The Watched" by Christopher Priest [F&SF Apr 1978]
Runners-up:
"Enemies of the System" by Brian W. Aldiss [F&SF Jun 1978]
 "Seven American Nights" by Gene Wolfe [Orbit #20, 1978]

Best Novelette

Winner:"Hunter's Moon" by Poul Anderson [Analog Nov 1978]
2"Mikal's Songbird" by Orson Scott Card [Analog May 1978]
3"The Man Who Had No Idea" by Thomas M. Disch [F&SF Oct 1978]
Runners-up:
"Devil You Don't Know" by Dean Ing [Analog Jan 1978]
 "The Barbie Murders" by John Varley [Asimov's Jan/Feb 1978]

Best Short Story

Winner:"Cassandra" by C. J. Cherryh [F&SF Oct 1978]
2"Count the Clock That Tells the Time" by Harlan Ellison [Omni Dec 1978]
3"View from a Height" by Joan D. Vinge [Analog Jun 1978; Sci Fiction, scifi.com 2004-10-06]
Runners-up:
"Stone" by Edward Bryant [F&SF Feb 1978]
 "The Very Slow Time Machine" by Ian Watson [Anticipations ed. by Christopher Priest (Scribner's), 1978]

Best Dramatic Presentation

Winner:Superman (1978) [Alexander Salkind] Screenplay by Mario Puzo and David Newman and Leslie Newman & Robert Benton; Story by Mario Puzo; Directed by Richard Donner; based on the character created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster
2The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (radio) (1978) [BBC Radio 4] Written by Douglas Adams; Geoffrey Perkins, Producer
3Watership Down (1978) [Nepenthe] Screenplay by Martin Rosen; Directed by Martin Rosen; based on the novel by Richard Adams
Runners-up:
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) [Solofilm/UA] Screenplay by W. D. Richter; Directed by Philip Kaufmann; based on the novel by Jack Finney
 The Lord of the Rings (1978) [Fantasy] Screenplay by Peter S. Beagle and Chris Conkling; Directed by Ralph Bakshi; based on the first half of the trilogy by J. R. R. Tolkien

Best Professional Editor

Winner:Ben Bova
2Edward L. Ferman
3George H. Scithers
Runners-up:
James P. Baen
 Terry Carr

Best Professional Artist

Winner:Vincent Di Fate
2Michael Whelan
3Boris Vallejo
Runners-up:
Stephen Fabian
 David Hardy

Best Fanzine

Winner:Science Fiction Review ed. by Richard E. Geis
2Maya ed. by Rob Jackson
3No Award
Runners-up:
Janus ed. by Janice Bogstad and Jeanne Gomoll
 Mota ed. by Terry Hughes
 Twll-Ddu ed. by David Langford
Withdrawn:
Locus ed. by Charles N. Brown and Dena Brown

Best Fan Writer

Winner:Bob Shaw
2Richard E. Geis
3No Award
Runners-up:
Leroy Kettle
 Dave Langford
 D. West

Best Fan Artist

Winner:William Rotsler
2Jim Barker
3Alexis Gilliland
Runners-up:
Harry Bell
 Stu Shiffman

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (Sponsored by the publisher of Analog Magazine and administered on their behalf by WSFS [Not a Hugo Award])

Winner:Stephen R. Donaldson
2James P. Hogan
3Elizabeth A. Lynn
Runners-up:
Cynthia Felice
 Barry B. Longyear
 Charles Sheffield

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