Network Effect cover

Network Effect

I said this week’s column would be a single-issue one, and it is, but that issue is the Hugo winners. WorldCon 79 was held last weekend in Washington D.C. and the winners were announced on December 18.

This will be short. Find all the winning works here.

Best Novel:


Network Effect by Martha Wells

Best Novella:

The Empress of Salt And Fortune by Nghi Vo

Best Novelette:

Two Truths and Lie by Sarah Pinsker

Best Short Story:

Found object sculpture of a dog with a Santa Hat. Sculpture by Patrick AmiotMetal like Blood in the Dark by T. Kingfisher

Wishing everyone a safe, healthy and happy week! If you celebrate any holidays I hope they are wonderful!


  • Marion Deeds

    Marion Deeds, with us since March, 2011, is the author of the fantasy novella ALUMINUM LEAVES. Her short fiction has appeared in the anthologies BEYOND THE STARS, THE WAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE, STRANGE CALIFORNIA, and in Podcastle, The Noyo River Review, Daily Science Fiction and Flash Fiction Online. She’s retired from 35 years in county government, and spends some of her free time volunteering at a second-hand bookstore in her home town.

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