The Nippon 2007 Hugo
Photo credit: Chris O'Shea
The 2004 Noreascon 4 Hugo (base detail – you know what the rocket looks like)
The 2003 Torcon 3 Hugo – special golden rocket for the award's 50th anniversary
The 2002 ConJosé Hugo
Photo credit: John Harvey, Hugo Losers' Party, Centra Hotel, Melbourne, 4 September 1999.
An unusually sombre Langford (left) receives the 1996
Fanzine Hugo award from dedicated courier Cheryl Morgan outside the
Wellington pub (London
Circle meeting, 5 September 1996).
Photo credit: Alison Scott.
Randy Bathurst's FAAn Award statuette represents a
vaguely anthropomorphic beer can (the legend BHEER has faded with
time) wearing an iconic fannish propellor beanie and standing atop the
Enchanted Duplicator or Magic Mimeograph.
Now you know.
David Langford was shortlisted for the Best Fan Writer Hugo each year from 1979 to 2009. Twll-Ddu was shortlisted as Best Fanzine in 1979, and Ansible in 1984, 1985, 1994, 1997, 1998, and 2000-2002. In 2003 Ansible moved to the Best Semiprozine shortlist, and continued to appear there until 2008, and again in 2010. Let's Hear It for the Deaf Man was shortlisted as Best Non-Fiction in 1993, and ultimately placed second; The Silence of the Langford was shortlisted as Best Non-Fiction in 1997, and The SEX Column as Best Related Book in 2006.