What have I missed?

This is my current list of dinosaur related stories (in some cases the dinosaurs being metaphorical) in the Hugo Awards. Any others? I don’t seem to have any novels?

Year Author/Creator Title Type Published Status
1956 L. Sprague de Camp “A Gun for Dinosaur” Best Novelette Galaxy Science Fiction Finalist
1964 Edgar Rice Burroughs “Savage Pellucidar” Short Story Amazing Stories Finalist
1981 Robert Silverberg “Our Lady of the Sauropods” Short Story Omni Finalist
1988 Walter Jon Williams “Dinosaurs” Best Novelette Asimov’s Science Fiction Finalist
1992 Connie Willis “In the Late Cretaceous” Short Story Asimov’s Science Fiction Finalist
1994 Steven Spielberg (director), David Koepp (screenplay), Michael Crichton (screenplay, original novel) Jurassic Park Best Dramatic Presentation Universal Studios/Amblin Entertainment Winner
1996 James Patrick Kelly “Think Like a Dinosaur” Best Novelette Asimov’s Science Fiction Winner
2000 Michael Swanwick “Scherzo with Tyrannosaur” Short Story Asimov’s Science Fiction Winner
2003 Richard Chwedyk “Brontë’s Egg” Novella Fantasy & Science Fiction Finalist
2014 Rachel Swirsky “If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love” Short Story Apex Magazine Finalist
2016 Chuck Tingle Space Raptor Butt Invasion Short Story Amazon Digital Services Finalist
2017 Stix Hiscock Alien Stripper Boned from Behind by the T-Rex Best Novelette Self published Finalist
2019 Brooke Bolander “The Tale of the Three Beautiful Raptor Sisters, and the Prince Who Was Made of Meat” Short Story Uncanny Magazine Finalist

5 responses to “What have I missed?”

  1. Bones of the Earth by Michael Swanwick is an expansion of “Scherzo with Tyrannosaur”; it was a Novel finalist in 2003. (It’s currently sitting on my TBR pile so I couldn’t tell you much more than that, but Wikipedia says “most of the novel’s events take place in the age of the dinosaurs” so yeah.)

    Nothing else jumps out at me when I look through the Novel list although of course there is plenty there I haven’t read.


  2. Did the Williamson time-travel novel have dinosaurs? I dnfed it, and I don’t remember — and I was up all night, so I’m not awake enough to think of the title!


  3. Just reading Alasdair Stuart’s work for Fan Writer, and he mentions The Black Tides of Heaven by J.T. Yang (shortlisted for Best Novella, 2018) as including dinosaurs. Checking the story, I think he’s referring to Naga, which are described as ‘more raptor than serpent, hollow-boned and warm-blooded’ (and believed to be extinct), which I guess would look pretty dinosaurian.


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