Neil Gaiman, author of the novels Coraline and Stardust (among many others), won best novel honors for his Newbery Award-winning The Graveyard Book as part of the 2009 Hugo Awards, which celebrate the best in fantasy and science fiction writing and are chosen by members of the World Science Fiction Society.
The Erdmann Nexus by Nancy Kress
Shoggoths in Bloom by Elizabeth Bear
Best Short Story
Exhalation by Ted Chiang
Best Graphic Story
Girl Genius, Volume 8: Agatha Heterodyne and the Chapel of Bones Written by Kaja & Phil Foglio, art by Phil Foglio, colors by Cheyenne Wright
For a full list of winners, click here.