53rd World Science Fiction Convention
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|Intersection, the 53rd World Science Fiction Convention|
|Dates||24–28 August 1995|
|Organized by||Worldcon (Scotland) Ltd.|
The 53rd World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), Intersection, was held in Glasgow, Scotland from 24–28 August 1995. The event was also the Eurocon. The venues for the 53rd Worldcon were the SEC Centre and the nearby Moat House Hotel. Parties took place at the Central and Crest Hotels.
Programme and events
Guests of Honour
- Mike Jittlov was Special Guest.
- Diane Duane and Peter Morwood were Toast Mr & Mrs (the Toastmaster role).
The Hugo Awards, named after Hugo Gernsback, are presented every year for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. The results are based on the ballots submitted by members of the World Science Fiction Society. Other awards, including the Astounding Award for Best New Writer (since 1973; named "John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer" until 2019), are also presented at each year's Worldcon. 
- Best Novel: Mirror Dance by Lois McMaster Bujold
- Best Novella: "Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge" by Mike Resnick
- Best Novelette: "The Martian Child" by David Gerrold
- Best Short Story: "None So Blind" by Joe Haldeman
- Best Non-Fiction Book: I.Asimov: A Memoir by Isaac Asimov
- Best Dramatic Presentation: "All Good Things..." - Star Trek: The Next Generation Written by Ronald D. Moore & Brannon Braga and directed by Winrich Kolbe
- Best Professional Editor: Gardner Dozois
- Best Professional Artist: Jim Burns
- Best Original Art Work: Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book by Brian Froud and Terry Jones
- Best Semiprozine: Interzone edited by David Pringle
- Best Fanzine: Ansible edited by Dave Langford
- Best Fan Writer: David Langford
- Best Fan Artist: Teddy Harvia