Best Editor Long Form Hugo Category

In 2006 the Best Professional Editor Hugo category was split into the Best Editor, Long Form and Best Editor, Short Form, primarily in order to give editors of novels a chance at an award. (In spite of the Best Professional Editor category being for all lengths, it has focused on editors of shorter lengths, doubtless due to its roots in the Best Professional Magazine category.

To be eligible for Best Editor, Long Form, an editor must be

The editor of at least four (4) novel-length works primarily devoted to science fiction and / or fantasy published in the previous calendar year that do not qualify as works under 3.3.8. [the definition of Best Editor Short Form]

Note that there is no longer a requirement that the editing be professional. Semiprozine and fanzine editing is also covered, provided that it is of novel length.

See also: Hugo Awards, and List of Hugo Categories.

Click on the year for detailed results.

Year Winner
The category was split out of Best Professional Editor in 2007
2007 Patrick Nielsen Hayden
2008 David G. Hartwell
2009 David G. Hartwell
2010 Patrick Nielsen Hayden
2011 Lou Anders
2012 Betsy Wollheim
2013 Patrick Nielsen Hayden
2014 Ginjer Buchanan