The finalists for the 2016 Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer were announced Tuesday online. The list is below.
The final ballot to select this year’s winners will open in mid-May and will be open to all Attending, Young Adult and Supporting members of MidAmeriCon II. The winners of the 2016 Hugo Awards will be announced at a highlighted formal ceremony at the convention on Aug. 20.
2016 HUGO AWARD FINALISTS
BEST NOVEL (3,695 ballots)
• "Ancillary Mercy" by Ann Leckie (Orbit)
• "The Cinder Spires: The Aeronaut's Windlass" by Jim Butcher (Roc)