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Hugo Awards Announced

Hugo Awards Announced In front of an enthusiastic audience at Omni Shoreham in Washington DC and globally online, the 2021 Hugo Awards were presented. The event was hosted by Andrea Hairston and Sheree Renée Thomas. Here is the list of winners: Category: Best Novel Winner:  Network Effect, Martha Wells (Tor.com) Category: Best Novella Winner: The Empress of Salt and Fortune, Nghi… Continue reading Hugo Awards Announced

Hugo Ceremony Delay

There has been an equipment malfunction in the Regency Ballroom. We are carefully taking all necessary precautions. All equipment is being thoroughly checked and rechecked. The health and safety of all people attending DisCon III is always our first priority. The start of the Hugo Awards ceremony will be delayed. We will keep everyone informed.… Continue reading Hugo Ceremony Delay

Duke Ellington School of the Arts Show Choir Performs During Opening Ceremonies at DisCon III

Ellington Students Also Learn About the Technical Side of Conventions By Working with the DisCon III Tech Team (Washington, DC) Duke Ellington School of the Arts Show Choir of Washington DC will perform at 4 pm EST, Wednesday, December 15, during the Opening Ceremonies at DisCon III at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC from… Continue reading Duke Ellington School of the Arts Show Choir Performs During Opening Ceremonies at DisCon III

Andrea Hairston Joins Sheree Renée Thomas in Hosting the Hugo Awards Ceremony

Andrea Hairston will be joining Sheree Renée Thomas in hosting the Hugo Awards Ceremony 2021 during DisCon III, the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), to be held in Washington, DC., December 15-19, 2021. Malka Older, one of the Special Guests at the convention, had originally been scheduled to co-host, but because her children are too… Continue reading Andrea Hairston Joins Sheree Renée Thomas in Hosting the Hugo Awards Ceremony

Nommo Awards to Be Presented at DisCon III; Sheree Reneé Thomas to Host Ceremony

The Nommo Awards are Africa’s leading science fiction and fantasy awards. For the first time in their five-year history, the Nommos ceremony will be held at the World Science Fiction Convention, one of the international science fiction community’s most important events. This year’s Worldcon is DisCon III, being held in December in Washington DC. December 15 to 19, 2021 The… Continue reading Nommo Awards to Be Presented at DisCon III; Sheree Reneé Thomas to Host Ceremony

Hugo Voting and WSFS Business Meeting Deadlines Rapidly Approaching

(Washington, DC)  The deadline for voting for the Hugo Awards is November 19, 2021 and submitting new business items for the meeting of the World Science Fiction Society is November 16, 2021. All eligible members (attending, virtual, or supporting,) please keep the deadline in mind. The Award Ceremony and Business Meeting will be held during DisCon… Continue reading Hugo Voting and WSFS Business Meeting Deadlines Rapidly Approaching

Writers from Battlestar Galactica, Leverage, Warehouse 13, Outlander Created the Scripts for DisCon III’s Opening/Closing and Hugo Awards Ceremonies

(Washington, DC) A talented and imaginative team of writers have created the script for the Opening/Closing and Hugo Awards Ceremonies at DisCon III, the World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) in Washington, DC., December 15-19, 2021. The writers’ room is led by head writer Marque Franklin-Williams and joined by Jason Marcus, Holly Moyer, Danielle Nicki, Ian Maddox, and… Continue reading Writers from Battlestar Galactica, Leverage, Warehouse 13, Outlander Created the Scripts for DisCon III’s Opening/Closing and Hugo Awards Ceremonies

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