2008 Hugo Awards Countdown: Best Professional Editors – Long Form

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We don’t appreciate editors enough sometimes.

For they’re the ones who choose the writers and works and shepherd the manuscript through the publishing process. In the case of the short form (meaning magazines like Asimov’s) they go through slush piles that would make your knees knock together. And in the case of the long form (novels and anthologies), they deal with the insanity that is publishing.

Because editors oversee so many projects, and sometimes don’t even have a website of their own (they’re waaay too busy), this took a bit longer than I expected to put together.

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