1954 Best Novella Retro Hugo

The 1954 Best Novella Retro Hugo was presented September 4 at Noreascon 4.

  1. "A Case of Conscience" by James Blish [If Sep 1953] (This is the original, short version which was expanded into the novel which won the 1959 Best Novel Hugo.)
  2. "Three Hearts and Three Lions" by Poul Anderson [F&SF Sep,Oct 1953]
  3. "…And My Fear Is Great…" by Theodore Sturgeon [Beyond Fantasy Fiction Jul 1953]
  4. "Un-Man" by Poul Anderson [Astounding Jan 1953]
  5. "The Rose" by Charles L. Harness [Authentic SF Monthly Mar 1953]

"Daughters of Earth" by Judith Merril received enough votes on the nominating ballot to secure a place on the final ballot, but was ruled to be ineligible because of prior publication.

See also: Hugo Awards, 1954 Retro Hugo Results.