Hugo Award Winners: Short Stories, Novelettes, Novellas

As a reading project, I want to go through the Hugo Award winners. Because I love lists, this page was set up to track the progress and reviews. Also, I tried to find online resources for the stories (so far, only for short stories; assuming the copyright status has been clarified by the publishing website’s owners).

Best Short Stories

Year Rating Review Author(s) Story title / online link
2020 ★★★+☆☆ review S.L. Huang As the Last I May Know
2019     Alix E. Harrow A Witch’s Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies
2018     Rebecca Roanhorse Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience™
2017     Amal El-Mohtar Seasons of Glass and Iron
2016 ★★☆☆☆ review Naomi Kritzer Cat Pictures Please
2015     (no award)+  
2014     John Chu The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere
2013 ★★★★★ review Ken Liu Mono no Aware
2012 ★★★★★ review Ken Liu The Paper Menagerie
2011     Mary Robinette Kowal For Want of a Nail
2010     Will McIntosh Bridesicle
2009 ★★★★★ review Ted Chiang Exhalation
2008     Elizabeth Bear Tideline
2007     Tim Pratt Impossible Dreams
2006     David D. Levine Tk’tk’tk
2005     Mike Resnick Travels with My Cats
2004     Neil Gaiman A Study in Emerald
2003     Geoffrey A. Landis Falling Onto Mars
2002 ★★★★★ review Michael Swanwick The Dog Said Bow-Wow
2001     David Langford Different Kinds of Darkness
2000     Michael Swanwick Scherzo with Tyrannosaur
1999     Michael Swanwick The Very Pulse of the Machine
1998     Mike Resnick The 43 Antarean Dynasties
1997     Connie Willis The Soul Selects Her Own Society: Invasion and Repulsion: A Chronological Reinterpretation of Two of Emily Dickinson’s Poems: A Wellsian Perspective
1996 ★☆☆☆☆ N/A Maureen F. McHugh The Lincoln Train
1995 ★☆☆☆☆ review Joe Haldeman None So Blind
1994     Connie Willis Death on the Nile
1993 ★★★☆☆ review Connie Willis Even the Queen
1992     Geoffrey A. Landis A Walk in the Sun
1991 ★★★☆☆ review Terry Bisson Bears Discover Fire
1990     Suzy McKee Charnas Boobs
1989 ★★★★★ review Mike Resnick Kirinyaga
1988     Lawrence Watt-Evans Why I Left Harry’s All-Night Hamburgers
1987     Greg Bear Tangents
1986     Frederik Pohl Fermi and Frost
1985     David Brin The Crystal Spheres
1984 ★★★★★ review Octavia E. Butler Speech Sounds
1983     Spider Robinson Melancholy Elephants
1982     John Varley The Pusher
1981     Clifford D. Simak Grotto of the Dancing Deer
1980 ★★★★☆ review George R. R. Martin The Way of Cross and Dragon
1979     C. J. Cherryh Cassandra
1978 ★★★+☆☆ review Harlan Ellison Jeffty Is Five
1977 ★★★☆☆ review Joe Haldeman Tricentennial
1976     Fritz Leiber Catch That Zeppelin!
1975     Larry Niven The Hole Man
1974 ★★★★★ review Ursula K. Le Guin The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas
1973     R. A. Lafferty Eurema’s Dam
1973     Frederik Pohl / C. M. Kornbluth The Meeting
1972     Larry Niven Inconstant Moon
1971     Theodore Sturgeon Slow Sculpture
1970     Samuel R. Delany Time Considered as a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones
1969 ★★☆☆☆ review Harlan Ellison The Beast that Shouted Love at the Heart of the World
1968 ★★★★★ review Harlan Ellison I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream
1967     Larry Niven Neutron Star
1966 ★★★★★ review Harlan Ellison Repent, Harlequin! Said the Ticktockman
1965     Gordon R. Dickson Soldier, Ask Not
1964     Poul Anderson No Truce with Kings
1963     Jack Vance The Dragon Masters
1962     Brian Aldiss Hothouse (series)
1961     Poul Anderson The Longest Voyage
1960     Daniel Keyes Flowers for Algernon
1959     Robert Bloch That Hell-Bound Train
1958     Avram Davidson Or All the Seas with Oysters
1957     (no award)  
1956 ★★★☆☆ review Arthur C. Clarke The Star
1955     Eric Frank Russell Allamagoosa

Best Novelettes

Year Rating Review Author(s) Story title / online link
2020 ★★★☆☆ review N.K. Jemisin Emergency Skin
2019 ★★★★☆ review Zen Cho If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again
2018     Suzanne Palmer The Secret Life of Bots
2017 ★★★+☆☆ review Ursula Vernon The Tomato Thief
2016     Hao Jingfang Folding Beijing
2015     Thomas Olde Heuvelt / Lia Belt The Day The World Turned Upside Down
2014     Mary Robinette Kowal The Lady Astronaut of Mars
2013 ★★★★★ review Pat Cadigan The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi
2012     Charlie Jane Anders Six Months, Three Days
2011     Allen Steele The Emperor of Mars
2010     Peter Watts The Island
2009     Elizabeth Bear Shoggoths in Bloom
2008 ★★★★★ review Ted Chiang The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate
2007     Ian McDonald The Djinn’s Wife
2006     Peter S. Beagle Two Hearts
2005     Kelly Link The Faery Handbag
2004     Michael Swanwick Legions in Time
2003     Michael Swanwick Slow Life
2002 ★★☆☆☆ review Ted Chiang Hell Is the Absence of God
2001     Kristine Kathryn Rusch Millennium Babies
2000 ★★★☆☆ review James Patrick Kelly 10 to 16 to 1
1999     Bruce Sterling Taklamakan
1998     Bill Johnson We Will Drink a Fish Together…
1997     Bruce Sterling Bicycle Repairman
1996     James Patrick Kelly Think Like a Dinosaur
1995     David Gerrold The Martian Child
1994     Charles Sheffield Georgia on My Mind
1993     Janet Kagan The Nutcracker Coup
1992     Isaac Asimov Gold
1991     Mike Resnick The Manamouki
1990     Robert Silverberg Enter a Soldier. Later: Enter Another
1989     George Alec Effinger Schrödinger’s Kitten
1988 ★★★★★ review Ursula K. Le Guin Buffalo Gals, Won’t You Come Out Tonight
1987     Roger Zelazny Permafrost
1986     Harlan Ellison Paladin of the Lost Hour
1985 ★★★★★ review Octavia E. Butler Bloodchild
1984 ★★★★☆ review Greg Bear Blood Music
1983     Connie Willis Fire Watch
1982     Roger Zelazny Unicorn Variation
1981     Gordon R. Dickson The Cloak and the Staff
1980 ★★★★☆ review George R. R. Martin Sandkings
1979     Poul Anderson Hunter’s Moon
1978     Joan D. Vinge Eyes of Amber
1977     Isaac Asimov The Bicentennial Man
1976     Larry Niven The Borderland of Sol
1975 ★★★★★ review Harlan Ellison Adrift Just Off the Islets of Langerhans: Latitude 38° 54′ N, Longitude 77° 00′ 13 W
1974 ★★★★★ review Harlan Ellison The Deathbird
1973     Poul Anderson Goat Song
1972     (no award)  
1971     (no award)  
1970     (no award)  
1969     Poul Anderson The Sharing of Flesh
1968     Fritz Leiber Gonna Roll the Bones
1967     Jack Vance The Last Castle
1966     (no award)  
1965     (no award)  
1964     (no award)  
1963     (no award)  
1962     (no award)  
1961     (no award)  
1960     (no award)  
1959     Clifford D. Simak The Big Front Yard
1958     Fritz Leiber The Big Time[Note 1]
1957     (no award)  
1956     Murray Leinster Exploration Team
1955     Walter M. Miller, Jr. The Darfsteller

Best Novellas

Year Rating Review Author(s) Story title / online link
2020 ☆☆☆☆☆ review Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone This Is How You Lose the Time War
2019     Martha Wells Artificial Condition
2018 ★★★☆☆ review Martha Wells All Systems Red
2017 ★★★★☆ review Seanan McGuire Every Heart a Doorway
2016 ★★★☆☆ review Nnedi Okorafor Binti
2015     (no award)  
2014     Charles Stross Equoid
2013 ★★★☆☆ review Brandon Sanderson The Emperor’s Soul
2012 ★★★★☆ N/A Kij Johnson The Man Who Bridged the Mist
2011 ★★★★★ review Ted Chiang The Lifecycle of Software Objects
2010     Charles Stross Palimpsest
2009     Nancy Kress The Erdmann Nexus
2008     Connie Willis All Seated on the Ground
2007     Robert Reed A Billion Eves
2006     Connie Willis Inside Job
2005     Charles Stross The Concrete Jungle
2004     Vernor Vinge The Cookie Monster
2003     Neil Gaiman Coraline
2002 ★★★★☆ review Vernor Vinge Fast Times at Fairmont High
2001     Jack Williamson The Ultimate Earth
2000     Connie Willis The Winds of Marble Arch
1999  ★★★★☆ review Greg Egan Oceanic
1998     Allen Steele …Where Angels Fear to Tread
1997     George R. R. Martin Blood of the Dragon
1996     Allen Steele The Death of Captain Future
1995     Mike Resnick Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge
1994     Harry Turtledove Down in the Bottomlands
1993     Lucius Shepard Barnacle Bill the Spacer
1992 ★★★★★ review Nancy Kress Beggars in Spain
1991     Joe Haldeman The Hemingway Hoax
1990     Lois McMaster Bujold The Mountains of Mourning
1989     Connie Willis The Last of the Winnebagos
1988     Orson Scott Card Eye for Eye
1987     Robert Silverberg Gilgamesh in the Outback
1986     Roger Zelazny 24 Views of Mt. Fuji, by Hokusai
1985     John Varley Press Enter ■
1984     Timothy Zahn Cascade Point
1983     Joanna Russ Souls
1982     Poul Anderson The Saturn Game
1981     Gordon R. Dickson Lost Dorsai
1980 ★★★★☆ review Barry B. Longyear Enemy Mine
1979     John Varley The Persistence of Vision
1978     Spider Robinson Stardance
1977     Spider Robinson By Any Other Name
1977 ★★★★☆ review James Tiptree, Jr. Houston, Houston, Do You Read?
1976     Roger Zelazny Home Is the Hangman
1975     George R. R. Martin A Song for Lya
1974 ★★★★★ review James Tiptree, Jr. The Girl Who Was Plugged In
1973 ★★★★★ review Ursula K. Le Guin The Word for World Is Forest
1972     Poul Anderson The Queen of Air and Darkness
1971     Fritz Leiber Ill Met in Lankhmar
1970     Fritz Leiber Ship of Shadows
1969     Robert Silverberg Nightwings
1968     Philip José Farmer Riders of the Purple Wage
1968     Anne McCaffrey Weyr Search