Mandatory credit: Photo by Xinhua/Shutterstock (14160416a) This photo taken on Oct. 21, 2023 shows the award ceremony for the 2023 Hugo Awards during the 81st World Science Fiction Convention (WorldCon) in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan province. Is.  The winners of the 2023 Hugo Awards, the world's top prizes for science fiction literature, were announced Saturday night, with Chinese author Hai Ya winning the award for best novel. "Spacetime Painter." T Kingfisher from America won the best novel award. "Nettle and bone." Samantha Mills received the award for Best Short Story "rabbit test," While Sinan McGuire was declared the winner of the best novella. "Where do drowned girls go?" The Hugo Awards, first presented in 1953 and presented annually since 1955, are science fiction's most prestigious awards.  The Hugo Awards are voted on by members of the World Science Fiction Convention, who are also responsible for their administration.  China Sichuan Chengdu World Con 2023 Hugo Awards Ceremony - October 21, 2023

The 2023 Hugo Awards in Chengdu, China are shrouded in controversy.


It is a universally acknowledged fact that all awards are completely bankable except those that you personally lift into the air in triumph. However, this rule does not apply if your prize is somehow lost later. Sadly, this is the situation for the winners of the 2023 Hugo Awards.

The Hugos are the world’s most prestigious science fiction and fantasy (SFF) awards, which began in 1953 and have been awarded annually since 1955. Writers have long dreamed of winning one, and readers trust…