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1981 Hugo Award

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Best Novel
1 The Snow Queen Joan D. Vinge
2 Lord Valentine's Castle Robert Silverberg
3 The Ringworld Engineers Larry Niven
4 Beyond the Blue Event Horizon Frederik Pohl
5 Wizard John Varley
--- Nominations Below Cutoff -------
* Dragon's Egg Robert L. Forward
* Serpent's Reach C. J. Cherryh
* The Number of the Beast Robert A. Heinlein
* The Shadow of the Torturer Gene Wolfe
* Timescape Gregory Benford
Best Novella
1 Lost Dorsai Gordon R. Dickson
2 One-Wing George R. R. Martin and Lisa Tuttle
3 Nightflyers George R. R. Martin
4 The Brave Little Toaster Thomas M. Disch
5 All the Lies That Are My Life Harlan Ellison
Best Novelette
1 The Cloak and the Staff Gordon R. Dickson
2 Savage Planet Barry B. Longyear
3 Beatnik Bayou John Varley
4 The Lordly Ones Keith Roberts
5 The Autopsy Michael Shea
6 The Ugly Chickens Howard Waldrop
Best Short Story
1 Grotto of the Dancing Deer Clifford D. Simak
2 Our Lady of the Sauropods Robert Silverberg
3 Spidersong Susan C. Petrey
4 Cold Hands Jeff Duntemann
5 Guardian Jeff Duntemann
Best Non-Fiction Book
1 Cosmos Carl Sagan
2 In Joy Still Felt: The Autobiography of Isaac Asimov, 1954-1978 Isaac Asimov
3 Dream Makers: The Uncommon People Who Write Science Fiction Charles Platt
4 Di Fate's Catalog of Science Fiction Hardware Vincent Di Fate and Beth Meacham and Ian Summers
5 Warhoon 28 Richard Bergeron
Best Dramatic Presentation
1 The Empire Strikes Back (IMDB) George Lucas and Leigh Brackett and Lawrence Kasdan
2 The Lathe of Heaven (IMDB) Ursula K. Le Guin
3 Cosmos (IMDB) Carl Sagan
4 The Martian Chronicles (IMDB) Ray Bradbury and Richard Matheson
5 Flash Gordon (IMDB) Michael Allin and Alex Raymond and Lorenzo Semple, Jr.
--- Withdrawn -- Ineligible -------
* Superman II (IMDB) David Newman and Leslie Newman and Mario Puzo
Best Professional Editor
1 ---- Edward L. Ferman
2 ---- George H. Scithers
3 ---- James P. Baen
4 ---- Terry Carr
5 ---- Stanley Schmidt
Best Professional Artist
1 ---- Michael Whelan
2 ---- Vincent Di Fate
3 ---- Stephen Fabian
4 ---- Don Maitz
5 ---- Paul Lehr
Best Fanzine
1 Locus - 1980 (Fanzine) Charles N. Brown
2 Science Fiction Review - 1980 Richard E. Geis
3 File 770 - 1980 Mike Glyer
4 Starship - 1980 Andrew Porter
5 Science Fiction Chronicle - 1980 Andrew Porter
Best Fan Writer
1 ---- Susan Wood
2 ---- Richard E. Geis
3 ---- Mike Glyer
4 ---- David Langford
5 ---- Arthur D. Hlavaty
Best Fan Artist
1 ---- Victoria Poyser
2 ---- Alexis Gilliland
3 ---- William Rotsler
4 ---- Joan Hanke-Woods
5 ---- Stu Shiffman
Special Awards
1 for his effort to expand and improve writing quality in the field Edward L. Ferman

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