Welcome to the third part of the Nerds of a Feather 2023 Hugo Award Longlist. Today we take a look at the categories recognizing individuals for their body of work during 2022: Editor (Short and Long Form), Professional Artist, Fan Artist, Fan Writer, and the Astounding Award for Best New Writer
These selections represent the spectrum of tastes, tendencies, and predilections found among our group of 13 writers. As
a reminder, this list should not at all be considered comprehensive.
There are some truly outstanding editors, writers, and artists who will not make our longlist because we couldn't confirm they produced enough qualifying work, because the work they do is not genre-focused, or for the very simple reason that we were not just familiar with what they did during 2022.
We encourage you to think of this as a list of candidates to consider alongside works which you are already familiar, nothing more and nothing less. In addition, while we have done our best to check the eligibility of everything here, some of these categories (*cough* pro and fan artist *cough*) have eligibility requirements that can be hard to triangulate from an outside perspective. If you think we've made any errors in our categorisation, please get in touch.
Finally, in the interests of being transparent, while it may worth noting that we, the writers of Nerds of a Feather are individually eligible for the Fan Writer category; because it is a conflict of interest, it would not appropriate to include any of us on our formal longlist (feel free to check out our Awards Eligibility post, though).
- Part 1: Fiction Categories (Novel, Novella, Novelette, Short Story, Series, Lodestar Award)
- Part 2: Visual Work Categories (Graphic Story, Dramatic Presentation)
- Part 3: Individual Categories (Editor, Fan Writer, Professional Artist, Fan Artist, Astounding Award for Best New Writer)
- Part 4: Institutional Categories (Related Work, Semiprozine, Fanzine, Fancast)
Editor: Short Form
DianaAbasi, Iquo and Maze Nwonwu
Ekpeki, Oghenechovwe Donald
Garrett, Shawn, and Alex Hofelich
Gidney, Craig L.
Lafferty, Mur and Valerie Valdes
Sorg, Arley and Christie Yant
Thomas, Lynne M. and Michael Damian Thomas
Thomas, Sheree Renee
Wood, Eleanor R. and Shingai Njeri Kagunda
Editor: Long Form
Professional Artist (Example of Eligible Work)
Pablo Gerado Camacho (Moon Witch, Spider King Cover)
Galen Dara (Uncanny Issue 44)
Kuri Huang (Daughter of the Moon Goddess US Cover)
Manzi Jackson (Africa Risen Cover)
Paul Lewin (Uncanny Issue 45 Cover)
Phoenix Data Art
Best New Writer (Astounding Award)
Emma Mieko Candon
Harry Josephine Giles
Ariel Marken Jack (previously published as M.A. Blanchard)
Judy I. Lin
Sue Lynn Tan
Xiran Jay Zhao