Hugo Award nominees are:
Best Short Story
Author Diana Wynne Jones (b.1934) died on March 25 after a year-long struggle with cancer.
Redwall author Brian Jacques dies aged 71
A former merchant sailor whose children's books sold millions worldwide has died aged 71.
Brian Jacques' Redwall series of books were translated into 29 languages and sold 20m globally.
He first wrote the series, set in an abbey populated by animals, for children at the Royal Wavertree School for the Blind in Liverpool.
The Liverpool-born writer's weekly show, Jakestown, ran on BBC Radio Merseyside for more than 20 years.
He died after a heart attack at the weekend and leaves a wife and two grown up sons.
The Helsinki Science Fiction Society has announced the shortlist for the Tähtifantasia award for best translated fantasy book published in Finnish last year. The nominees are:
* Night Watch by Terry Pratchett
* The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
* The Last Wish (Ostatnie życzenie) by Andrzej Sapkowski
* The Earth Hums In B-Flat by Mari Strachan
* The Year of Our War by Steph Swainston
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2010 Hugo Award Winners
And the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (presented by Dell Magazines): Seanan McGuire