Nominations for the biggest award of the year for science fiction are now open. The Hugo Award nomination process started on January 2 and run to March 10th. The 2013 Hugo Awards are being administered by LoneStarCon 3, the 2013 World Science Fiction Convention in San Antonio, Texas.
The awards are named after Hugo Gernsback, the founder of the pioneering science fiction magazine Amazing Stories. The Hugo is awarded by the World Science Fiction Society.
People eligible to nominate for the award must be, or have been, a member of the 2012, 2013 or 2014 Worldcons as of January 31, 2013. Nominations must be received by March 10, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Post marks and other date stamps do not count.