Thomas a Hugo Award Finalist

Lynne M. Thomas, head of The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, is once again a finalist for a Hugo Award—science fiction’s most prestigious award. She is a nominee for the Best Semiprozine award for her work in Uncanny Magazine. Thomas serves as the co-editor-in-chief and co-publisher alongside her husband, Michael Damian Thomas. The nomination includes Managing Editor Monte Lin; Nonfiction Editor Meg Elison; and Podcast Producers Erika Ensign and Steven Schapansky. Lynne M. Thomas and Michael D. Thomas are also finalists for the Best Editor Short Form Hugo Award!

One Man’s Treasure” by Sarah Pinsker and “The Year Without Sunshine” by Naomi Kritzer are finalists for the Best Novelette Hugo Award. “How to Raise a Kraken in Your Bathtub” by P. Djèlí Clark and “The Mausoleum’s Children” by Aliette de Bodard are finalists for the Best Short Story Hugo Award. 

The awards will be announced on Sunday, August 11, at Glasgow Worldcon, the 82nd World Science Fiction Convention in Glasgow, Scotland. The Hugo Award was first presented in 1953 and then awarded every year since 1955 by members of the World Science Fiction Society at the World Science Fiction Convention. It is considered the most prestigious literary award in science fiction.

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