And in case you hadn't heard, the Hugo Award goes to. . .

Melissa Proffitt Melissa at
Wed Sep 5 17:15:55 EDT 2001

. . . J.K. Rowling for _Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire_.

This is the first time a YA fantasy novel has ever won the Hugo for best
novel.  (_Ender's Game_ doesn't count.)

I don't know how much it matters, since the Hugo is a mark of audience
preference rather than any critical acclaim, and we already knew people like
HP.  But I was thinking, "Where were you people when _Fire and Hemlock_ came

Melissa Proffitt
who should really go upstairs now
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