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The Hugo Awards are given every year for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. The award is named after Hugo Gernsback, the founder of the pioneering science fiction magazine Amazing Stories. Hugo Awards have been presented every year since 1955.

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Alfred Bester
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Demolished Man
1953 Hugo Award winner
Ann Leckie
   won the Hugo Award with   
Ancillary Justice
2014, Best Novel
Arthur C. Clarke
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Foundations of Paradise
1980 Hugo Award winner - Also Nebula award for best novel 1979 - Set in the 22nd century, it describes the construction of a space elevator. This "orbital tower" is a giant structure rising from the ground and linking with a satellite in geostationary orbit at the height of approximately 36,000 kilometers (approx. 22,300 miles). Such a structure would be used to raise payloads to orbit without having to use rockets, making it much more cost effective.
China MiƩville
   won the Hugo Award with   
The City & The City
2010 (tied)
Cixin Liu
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Three-Body Problem
2015, Best Novel, Tor Books
C. J. Cherryh
   won the Hugo Award with   
Cyteen
1989 Hugo Award winner
C. J. Cherryh
   won the Hugo Award with   
Downbelow Station
1982 Hugo Award winner
Clifford D. Simak
   won the Hugo Award with   
Way Station
1964 Hugo Award winner
Connie Willis
   won the Hugo Award with   
Blackout/All Clear
2011
Connie Willis
   won the Hugo Award with   
To Say Nothing of the Dog
1999 Hugo Award winner
David Brin
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Uplift War
1988 Hugo Award winner
Dan Simmons
   won the Hugo Award with   
Hyperion
1990 Hugo Award winner
Fritz Leiber
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Wanderer
1965 Hugo Award winner
Isaac Asimov
   won the Hugo Award with   
Foundation's Edge
1983 Hugo Award winner
Isaac Asimov
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Mule
Part of the Foundation series. 1946 Hugo Award winner, though actually awarded in 1996.
James Blish
   won the Hugo Award with   
A Case of Conscience
1959 Hugo Award winner
J.K. Rowling
   won the Hugo Award with   
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
2001 Hugo Award winner
Joan D. Vinge
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Snow Queen
1981 Hugo Award winner
John Brunner
   won the Hugo Award with   
Stand on Zanzibar
1969 Hugo Award winner
John Scalzi
   won the Hugo Award with   
Redshirts
A Novel with Three Codas, 2013
Jo Walton
   won the Hugo Award with   
Among Others
2012
Kate Wilhelm
   won the Hugo Award with   
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
1977 Hugo Award winner
Kim Stanley Robinson
   won the Hugo Award with   
Blue Mars
The third book in a series about the colonization of Mars. 1997 Hugo Award winner
Kim Stanley Robinson
   won the Hugo Award with   
Green Mars
The second book in a series about the colonization of Mars. 1994 Hugo Award winner
Lois McMaster Bujold
   won the Hugo Award with   
Barrayar
1992 Hugo Award winner
Lois McMaster Bujold
   won the Hugo Award with   
Mirror Dance
1995 Hugo Award winner
Lois McMaster Bujold
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Vor Game
1991 Hugo Award winner
Mark Clifton and Frank Riley
   won the Hugo Award with   
They'd Rather Be Right
1955 Hugo Award winner
Michael Chabon
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
2008 Hugo Award Winner
Neal Stephenson
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Diamond Age
1996 Hugo Award winner
Neil Gaiman
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Graveyard Book
2009 Hugo Award Winner
N. K. Jemisin
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Fifth Season
2016, Best Novel, Orbit Books
Paolo Bacigalupi
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Windup Girl
2010 (tie)
Philip Jose Farmer
   won the Hugo Award with   
To Your Scattered Bodies Go
1972 Hugo Award winner
Philip K. Dick
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Man in the High Castle
About an alternate history where the Nazis won. 1963 Hugo Award winner
Ray Bradbury
   won the Hugo Award with   
Fahrenheit 451
About a man who burns books. 1954 Hugo Award winner, though was actually awared in 2004.
Robert A. Heinlein
   won the Hugo Award with   
Double Star
1956 Hugo Award winner
Robert A. Heinlein
   won the Hugo Award with   
Farmer in the Sky
1951 Hugo Award winner, though actually awarded in 1996.
Robert A. Heinlein
   won the Hugo Award with   
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
1967 Hugo Award winner
Robert A. Heinlein
   won the Hugo Award with   
Starship Troopers
1960 Hugo Award winner
Robert A. Heinlein
   won the Hugo Award with   
Stranger in a Strange Land
About a human raised Martian. 1962 Hugo Award winner
Robert Charles Wilson
   won the Hugo Award with   
Spin
2006 Hugo Award Winner
Robert J. Sawyer
   won the Hugo Award with   
Hominids
2003 Hugo Award winner
Roger Zelazny
   won the Hugo Award with   
Lord of Light
1968 Hugo Award winner
Susanna Clarke
   won the Hugo Award with   
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
2005 Hugo Award winner
Vernor Vinge
   won the Hugo Award with   
A Deepness in the Sky
2000 Hugo Award winner
Vernor Vinge
   won the Hugo Award with   
Rainbows End
2007 Hugo Award Winner
Vonda McIntyre
   won the Hugo Award with   
Dreamsnake
1979 Hugo Award winner
Walter M. Miller, Jr.
   won the Hugo Award with   
A Canticle for Leibowitz
Set in a post apolytic future. 1961 Hugo Award winner


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