Worldcon 76, San Jose, California

View the 2018 Hugo's on the Worldcon76 YouTube Channel

Miss the Hugo livestream? Want to watch it again? Head over to Worldcon 76's YouTube Channel. The video of the entire ceremony is available to view.

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2018 Hugo Winners Announced

The winners of the 2018 Hugo Awards, John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS) Award for the Best Young Adult Book were announced on Sunday, August 19, 2018, at the 76th World Science Fiction Convention.

2,828 valid ballots (2,810 electronic and 18 paper) were received and counted from the members of the 2018 World Science Fiction Convention.

The Hugo Awards are the premier award in the science fiction genre, honoring science fiction literature and media as well as the genre's fans. The Awards were first presented at the 1953 World Science Fiction Convention in Philadelphia (Philcon II), and they have continued to honor science fiction and fantasy notables for well over 60 years.

The winners are:

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Wellington, New Zealand Wins 2020 Worldcon Bid

Utah Wins 2019 NASFiC

New Zealand, now famous as the setting for the “Lord of the Rings” movies, got nearly unanimous approval Saturday night as the site of the 2020 Worldcon.

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Day the Final

 
Eureka! We need to get to San Jose!
 
Today is the final push down the coast to the Bay Area and San Jose. Producer A made it back in one piece around 2 AM, and we think he’s alive. Most of his communication seems to be consisting of a long uninterrupted vowel movement.
 
After saying good bye to the hotel we got back on route 101, and began the drive to our final destination.
 
Our first stop was redwood national forest where we took pictures of the incredible trees, and stood in silent contemplation of the incredible age and resilience of these magnificent giants.
 
 
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Paul and the Babe.

After a run down I-5 we turned towards the coast at Grant’s Pass OR, and started down route 99. The haze from the California wildfires began to be more and more obvious, and the countryside keeps getting prettier. 
 
Soon, towering redwoods lined the road on either side of us and we saw a major milestone ahead on the road.
 
 
California, here we are! 
 
After a lovely encounter with a young family at the state line, we took each other’s groups photos.
 
Spider sez: We ain’t giving em back neither.
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