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As More Women, Minorities Win Hugos, 'Sad Puppies' Blast Sci-Fi Awards

August 19th, 2015

Episode 197 of 535 episodes

The prestigious Hugo Awards, which honor science fiction and fantasy writing, will be held Saturday. Lately, they have been given to more and more women and writers of color as the world of sci-fi opens up — and that's prompted a backlash from a group of mostly white male writers who call themselves the "Sad Puppies."