Canadian author wins an Hugo Award

Official Site Hugo Awards

Canadian Author, Amal El-Mohtar, nominated for the first time for an Hugo award, has also made her first win of the prize.

Der Hugo Award (eigentlich: Science Fiction Achievement Award) ist ein seit 1953 verliehener, nach Hugo Gernsback, dem Begründer des Begriffs Science-Fiction benannter Leserpreis. (Wikipedia)

*The prize for best dramatic presentation, long form, went to Arrival which is directed by Canadian film maker Denis Villeneuve.