The Long List of Hugo Awards, 1981

(Denvention Two [Denver, Colorado; September 3–7, 1981])

1980 || 1981 || 1982

Best Novel

Winner:The Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge [Dial Press, 1980]
2Lord Valentine's Castle by Robert Silverberg [F&SF Nov,Dec 1979,Jan,Feb 1980; Harper & Row, 1980]
3The Ringworld Engineers by Larry Niven [Galileo Jul,Sep,Nov 1979,Jan 1980; Phantasia, 1980]
4Beyond the Blue Event Horizon by Frederik Pohl [Ballantine Del Rey, 1980]
5Wizard by John Varley [Berkley Putnam, 1980]

Best Novella

Winner:"Lost Dorsai" by Gordon R. Dickson [Destinies v2 #1 Feb/Mar 1980]
2"One-Wing" by George R. R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle [Analog Jan,Feb 1980]
3"Nightflyers" by George R. R. Martin [Analog Apr 1980]
4"The Brave Little Toaster" by Thomas M. Disch [F&SF Aug 1980]
5"All the Lies That Are My Life" by Harlan Ellison [F&SF Nov 1980; Underwood-Miller, 1980]

Best Novelette

Winner:"The Cloak and the Staff" by Gordon R. Dickson [Analog Aug 1980]
2"Savage Planet" by Barry B. Longyear [Analog Feb 1980]
3"Beatnik Bayou" by John Varley [New Voices III: The Campbell Award Nominees, 1980]
4"The Lordly Ones" by Keith Roberts [F&SF Mar 1980]
5"The Autopsy" by Michael Shea [F&SF Dec 1980]
6"The Ugly Chickens" by Howard Waldrop [Universe 10, 1980; Sci Fiction, scifi.com 2000-05-31]

Best Short Story

Winner:"Grotto of the Dancing Deer" by Clifford D. Simak [Analog Apr 1980]
2"Our Lady of the Sauropods" by Robert Silverberg [Omni Sep 1980]
3"Spidersong" by Susan C. Petrey [F&SF Sep 1980]
4"Cold Hands" by Jeff Duntemann [Asimov's Jun 1980]
5"Guardian" by Jeff Duntemann [Asimov's Sep 1980]

Best Non-Fiction Book

Winner:Cosmos by Carl Sagan [Random House, 1980]
2In Joy Still Felt: The Autobiography of Isaac Asimov, 1954–1978 by Isaac Asimov [Doubleday, 1980]
3Dream Makers: The Uncommon People Who Write Science Fiction by Charles Platt [Berkley, 1980]
4Di Fate's Catalog of Science Fiction Hardware by Vincent Di Fate and Ian Summers [Workman, 1980]
5Warhoon 28 (the writings of Walter A. Willis) by Richard Bergeron [Richard Bergeron, 1980]

Best Dramatic Presentation

Winner:The Empire Strikes Back (1980) [Lucasfilm] Screenplay by Leigh Bracket and Lawrence Kasdan; Story by George Lucas; Directed by Irvin Kershner
2The Lathe of Heaven (1980) [WNET/PBS] Screenplay by Diane English and Roger Swaybill; Directed by Fred Barzyk and David R. Loxton; based on the novel by Ursula K. Le Guin
3Cosmos (TV Series) (1981) [KCET/PBS] Written and directed by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
4The Martian Chronicles (1980) [BBC/NBC] Screenplay by Richard Matheson; Directed by Michael Anderson; based on the collection by Ray Bradbury
5Flash Gordon (1980) [20th Century Fox/De Laurentiis] Screenplay by Lorenzo Semple, Jr.; Adaptation by Michael Allin; Directed by Mike Hodges; based on the comic strip by Alex Raymond
Ineligible:
Superman II (1981) [Alexander Salkind] Screenplay by Mario Puzo & David Newman & Leslie Newman; Story by Mario Puzo; Directed by Richard Lester and Richard Donner; based on the character created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster

Best Professional Editor

Winner:Edward L. Ferman
2George H. Scithers
3James P. Baen
4Terry Carr
5Stanley Schmidt

Best Professional Artist

Winner:Michael Whelan
2Vincent Di Fate
3Stephen Fabian
4Don Maitz
5Paul Lehr

Best Fanzine

Winner:Locus ed. by Charles N. Brown
2Science Fiction Review ed. by Richard E. Geis
3File 770 ed. by Mike Glyer
4Starship ed. by Andrew I. Porter
5Science Fiction Chronicle ed. by Andrew I. Porter

Best Fan Writer

Winner:Susan Wood
2Richard E. Geis
3Mike Glyer
4Dave Langford
5Arthur D. Hlavaty

Best Fan Artist

Winner:Victoria Poyser
2Alexis Gilliland
3William Rotsler
4Joan Hanke-Woods
5Stu Shiffman

Special Awards

 Edward L. Ferman - for his effort to expand and improve writing quality in the field

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:Somtow Sucharitkul
2Robert L. Forward
3Susan C. Petrey
4Diane Duane
5Robert Stallman
6Kevin Christensen

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