Hugo Awards 2016 and The Diverse Future of Science-Fiction

This year’s Hugo Awards were given out on August 20th, and awards largely celebrated three things: diversity, progress, and inclusion.

The big winner of the night was N.K. Jemisin who went home with Best Novel for The Fifth Season. In her acceptance speech - read by fellow sci-fi author ALyssa Wong - Jemisin was excited that voters “would choose to vote for the story of a forty-something big-boned dredlocked woman of color waging an epic struggle against the forces of oppression.”

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