Tan nominated for a Hugo

The Arrival by Shaun Tan (Lothian) has been nominated for yet another award, this time in the United States.

The Arrival has been nominated for a Hugo in the official awards of the World Science Fiction Society, which are open to sci-fi, fantasy and horror titles.

Tan’s graphic novel has been nominated in the ‘best related book’ category for a title ‘which is related to science fiction, fantasy or fandom but does not qualify for any of the fiction categories.’

Tan himself has also been nominated in the ‘best professional artist’ category.

The awards are announced on 9 August at the 66th World Science Fiction Convention. For a full list of the nominations visit the Hugo Awards website

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Clayton Wehner

Clayton is the founder and managing director of Boomerang Books. In a past life, Clayton worked for 12 years as an intelligence officer in the Australian Army and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy and the Royal Military College Duntroon and holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science and a Master of Management Studies (Human Resource Management) from the UNSW. He is also a trained Indonesian linguist and served with the United Nations in East Timor as an interpreter/translator.