News item dated 22 December 2021
The SF Encyclopedia team is slowing down a little in preparation for festive excess, and wishes all readers a good time. First, though, we had a flurry of updates from DisCon III, the 2021 Worldcon postponed from August for the usual Pandemic reasons and held this month in Washington DC. The Hugo awards were presented: congratulations to all winners! Martha Wells scored a double victory with best novel for Network Effect (2020) plus best series for her very popular Murderbot Diaries (which includes that novel). For the full list of Hugo winners and associated statistics see the links below. Also at DisCon III, China was voted its first Worldcon: Chengdu in 2023.