1978 Best Short Story Hugo

The 1978 Best Short Story Hugo was presented September 3 at Iguanacon.

Iguanacon only listed the order of finish for the first three places.

  1. "Jeffty Is Five" by Harlan Ellison [F&SF Jul 1977]
  2. "Air Raid" by Herb Boehm [Asimov's Spr 1977]
  3. "Dog Day Evening" by Spider Robinson [Analog Oct 1977]

Unlike the winners in Best Fanzine, Best Fan Artist, and Best Fan Writer, Ellison announced that he would accept a nomination next year if he got one.

See also: Hugo Awards, 1978 Hugo Results, 1977 Best Short Story Hugo, 1979 Best Short Story Hugo.