Award Winners Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List

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List of Hugo Award for Best Novel winners from every year the award has been given out. All Hugo Award for Best Novel winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Hugo Award for Best Novel award are listed along with photos for every Hugo Award for Best Novel winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Hugo Award for Best Novel award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Hugo Award for Best Novel are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Hugo Award for Best Novel winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Hugo Award for Best Novel winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Hugo Award for Best Novel winners of all time. Anybody who won the Hugo Award for Best Novel usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Hugo Award for Best Novel-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Hugo Award for Best Novel, so most of the famous Hugo Award for Best Novel winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Hugo Award for Best Novel?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it. This list has everything from Frank Riley to Frederik Pohl. (41 items)

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Alfred Bester is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Alfred Bester was an American science fiction author, TV and radio scriptwriter, magazine editor and scripter for comic strips and comic books. Though successful in all these fields, he is best ...more

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Arthur C. Clarke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, CBE, FRAS was a British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host. He is perhaps most famous for ...more

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C. J. Cherryh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Carolyn Janice Cherry, better known by the pen name C. J. Cherryh, is an American writer of speculative fiction. She has written more than 60 books since the mid-1970s, including the Hugo Award ...more

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China Miéville is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
China Tom Miéville is an English fantasy fiction author, comic writer and academic. He is fond of describing his fiction as "weird fiction", and belongs to a loose group of ...more

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Clifford D. Simak is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Clifford Donald Simak was an American science fiction writer. He was honored by fans with three Hugo Awards and by colleagues with one Nebula Award. The Science Fiction Writers of America made ...more

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Connie Willis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Constance Elaine Trimmer Willis is an American science fiction/fantasy writer. She has won eleven Hugo Awards and seven Nebula Awards for particular works—more major awards than any other ...more

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Dan Simmons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Dan Simmons is an American science fiction and horror writer and author of the Hugo Award-winning science fiction series, the Hyperion Cantos, and the Locus-winning Ilium/Olympos cycle. His work ...more

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David Brin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Glen David Brin is an American scientist and award-winning author of science fiction. He has received the Hugo, Locus, Campbell and Nebula Awards. His Campbell Award winning novel The Postman ...more

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Frank Herbert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Franklin Patrick Herbert, Jr. was an American science fiction writer best known for the novel Dune and its five sequels. Though he became famous for science fiction, he was also a newspaper ...more

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Frank Riley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Frank Riley Frank Riley was the pseudonym of Frank Rhylick, an American science fiction author best known for co-writing the novel They'd Rather Be Right, which won a Hugo Award for Best Novel during 1955. ...more

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Frederik Pohl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Frederik George Pohl, Jr. was an American science fiction writer, editor and fan, with a career spanning more than seventy-five years—from his first published work, the 1937 poem "Elegy to ...more

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Fritz Leiber is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Fritz Reuter Leiber, Jr. was an American writer of fantasy, horror, and science fiction. He was also a poet, actor in theater and films, playwright and chess expert. With writers such as Robert ...more

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Isaac Asimov is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Isaac Asimov was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Asimov was prolific and ...more

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J. K. Rowling is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Joanne "Jo" Rowling, OBE FRSL, pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The books have gained ...more

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James Blish is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
James Benjamin Blish was an American author of fantasy and science fiction. Blish also wrote literary criticism of science fiction using the pen-name William Atheling, Jr.

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Jo Walton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Jo Walton is a Welsh-Canadian fantasy and science fiction writer and poet. She won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 2002 and the World Fantasy award for her novel Tooth and Claw ...more

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Joan D. Vinge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Joan D. Vinge is an American science fiction author. She is known for such works as her Hugo Award-winning novel The Snow Queen and its sequels, her series about the telepath named Cat, and her ...more

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Joe Haldeman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Joe William Haldeman is an American science fiction author. He is best known for his 1974 novel The Forever War. That novel, and other of his works including The Hemingway Hoax and Forever ...more

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John Brunner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
John Kilian Houston Brunner was a British author of science fiction novels and stories. His 1968 novel Stand on Zanzibar, about an overpopulated world, won the 1969 Hugo Award for best science ...more

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Kate Wilhelm is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Kate Wilhelm is an American writer.

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Kim Stanley Robinson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Kim Stanley Robinson is an American science fiction writer, best known for his Mars trilogy. Robinson's work has been labeled by reviewers as "the gold-standard of realistic, and highly ...more

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Larry Niven is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Laurence van Cott Niven is an American science fiction writer. His best-known work is Ringworld, which received Hugo, Locus, Ditmar, and Nebula awards. His work is primarily hard science ...more

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Lois McMaster Bujold is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Lois McMaster Bujold is an American speculative fiction writer. She is one of the most acclaimed writers in her field, having won the Hugo Award for best novel four times, matching Robert A. ...more

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Mark Clifton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Mark Clifton Mark Clifton was an American science fiction writer, the co-winner of the second Hugo Award for best novel. He began publishing in May 1952 with the widely anthologized story "What Have I

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Michael Chabon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Michael Chabon is a Jewish American author and "one of the most celebrated writers of his generation," according to The Virginia Quarterly Review. Chabon's first novel, The Mysteries ...more

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Neal Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Neal Town Stephenson is an award-winning American writer and game designer known for his works of speculative fiction. His novels have been variously categorized as science fiction, historical ...more

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Neil Gaiman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre and films. His notable works include the comic book series The Sandman and ...more

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Orson Scott Card is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Orson Scott Card is an American novelist, critic, public speaker, essayist and columnist. He writes in several genres but is known best for science fiction. His novel Ender's Game and its sequel ...more

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Paolo Bacigalupi is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Paolo Tadini Bacigalupi is an American science fiction and fantasy writer. He has won the Hugo, Nebula, Compton Crook, Theodore Sturgeon, and Michael L. Printz awards, and was nominated for the ...more

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Philip José Farmer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Philip José Farmer was an American author, principally known for his award-winning science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories. Farmer is best known for his sequences of novels, ...more

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Philip K. Dick is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Philip Kindred Dick was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist and philosopher whose published works mainly belong to the genre of science fiction. Dick explored philosophical, ...more

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Robert A. Heinlein is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Robert Anson Heinlein was an American science fiction writer. Often called the "dean of science fiction writers", he was an influential and controversial author of the genre in his ...more

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Robert Charles Wilson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Robert Charles Wilson is an American-Canadian science fiction author.

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Robert J. Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Robert James Sawyer is a Canadian science fiction writer. He has had 21 novels published, and his short fiction has appeared in Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Amazing Stories, On Spec, Nature, ...more

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Roger Zelazny is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Roger Joseph Zelazny was an American writer of fantasy and science fiction short stories and novels, best known for his The Chronicles of Amber series. He won the Nebula award three times and ...more

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Susanna Clarke is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Susanna Mary Clarke is a British author best known for her debut novel Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, a Hugo Award-winning alternate history. Clarke began Jonathan Strange in 1993 and worked ...more

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Ursula K. Le Guin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Ursula Kroeber Le Guin is an American author of novels, children's books, and short stories, mainly in the genres of fantasy and science fiction. She has also written poetry and essays. First ...more

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Vernor Vinge is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Vernor Steffen Vinge is a retired San Diego State University Professor of Mathematics, computer scientist, and science fiction author. He is best known for his Hugo Award-winning novels and ...more

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Vonda N. McIntyre is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Vonda Neel McIntyre is a Pacific Northwest science fiction author.

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Walter M. Miller, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
Walter Michael Miller, Jr. was an American science fiction writer. Today he is primarily known for A Canticle for Leibowitz, the only novel he published in his lifetime. Prior to its publication ...more

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William Gibson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Hugo Award for Best Novel Winners List
William Ford Gibson is an American-Canadian speculative fiction novelist and essayist who has been called the "noir prophet" of the cyberpunk subgenre. Gibson coined the term ...more