1956 Best Short Story Hugo

The 1956 Best Short Story Hugo was presented September 3 at NyCon II. This third year of the Hugos there was for the first time a shortlist of nominees, with the winner selected by voting by the members of the convention.

Winner: "The Star" by Arthur C. Clarke [Infinity Nov 1955]

Runners up (not in order):

See also: Hugo Awards, 1956 Hugo Results, 1955 Best Short Story Hugo, 1958 Best Short Story Hugo.