Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful.

The 2017 Hugo Award winners. I think we can state that the convergence of mainstream published “science fiction” is now complete. Notice anything about the winners?

Best Novel
The Obelisk Gate, by N. K. Jemisin (Orbit Books)

Best Novella
Every Heart a Doorway, by Seanan McGuire (Tor.com publishing)

Best Novelette
“The Tomato Thief”, by Ursula Vernon (Apex Magazine, January 2016)

Best Short Story
“Seasons of Glass and Iron”, by Amal El-Mohtar (The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales, Saga Press)

Best Related Work
Words Are My Matter: Writings About Life and Books, 2000-2016, by Ursula K. Le Guin (Small Beer)

Best Graphic Story
Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening, written by Marjorie Liu, illustrated by Sana Takeda (Image)

Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form)
Arrival, screenplay by Eric Heisserer based on a short story by Ted Chiang, directed by Denis Villeneuve (21 Laps Entertainment/FilmNation Entertainment/Lava Bear Films)

Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form)
The Expanse: “Leviathan Wakes”, written by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, directed by Terry McDonough (SyFy)

Best Editor – Short Form
Ellen Datlow

Best Editor – Long Form
Liz Gorinsky

Best Professional Artist
Julie Dillon

Best Semiprozine
Uncanny Magazine, edited by Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian Thomas, Michi Trota, Julia Rios, and podcast produced by Erika Ensign & Steven Schapansky

Best Fanzine
Lady Business, edited by Clare, Ira, Jodie, KJ, Renay, and Susan

Best Fancast
Tea and Jeopardy, presented by Emma Newman with Peter Newman

Best Fan Writer
Abigail Nussbaum

Best Fan Artist
Elizabeth Leggett

Best Series
The Vorkosigan Saga, by Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen)

John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer
Ada Palmer (1st year of eligibility)

The best part is that NK Jemisin is now the two-time Hugo Award winner for Best Novel. In succession.