Authors withdraw from Hugo Awards

Two authors and a fanzine have withdrawn their work from the Hugo science fiction awards, claiming alleged right-wing activists are skewing the voting process. The annual awards honour the best science fiction and fantasy works and achievements of the previous year across a number of categories, including books, television, film, and fanworks. They are voted on by anyone who is a member of (i.e. has paid to attend) the 2014, 2015, or 2016 WorldCons. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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