Dick Judges Announced

The judges for the 2011 Philip K. Dick Award have been announced. The Philip K. Dick Award honors the best original paperback publication, whether mass market or trade, novel or collection. The award is sponsored by PSFS with support from the Philip K. Dick Trust and is presented annually at Norwescon. This year’s judges include Scott Baker, Mark Budz, Roby James, Darrell Schweitzer, and Alice K. Turner.

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Philip K. Dick Nominees

The nominees for the Philip K. Dick Award, presented annually for best paperback original book by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and the Philip K. Dick Trust, have been announced. The winner will be announced on Friday, April 22 at Norwescon 34 in Seatac, WA.

  • Yarn, by Jon Armstrong
  • Chill, by Elizabeth Bear
  • The Reapers Are the Angels, by Alden Bell
  • Song of Scarabaeus, by Sara Creasy
  • The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack, by Mark Hodder
  • Harmony, by Project Itoh, translated by Alexander O. Smith
  • State of Decay, by James Knapp

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Philip K. Dick Award Winners

The Philip K. Dick Award for best paperback original science fiction were presented on April 10 at Norwescon. This year the judges elected to present the award to two works.

  • Emissaries from the Dead, by Adam-Troy Castro
  • Terminal Mind, by David Walton

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Philip K. Dick Judges Named

The judges for the 2009 Philip K. Dick Award have been named. They include Daniel Abraham, Eileen Gunn, Karen Hellekson, Elaine Isaak, and Marc Laidlaw. The award is presented by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society with the support of the Philip K. Dick Trust at Norwescon for the best paperback original published during the year. The nominees for 2009 will be announced in January of 2010.

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Correction: Philip K. Dick Award

Kristine Smith has asked that her novel Endgame be removed from the Philip K. Dick nominees because it was originally published in 2007. It has been replaced on the ballot with Jeff Carlson’s Plague War.

Philip K. Dick Nominations

The Philip K. Dick Awards are presented for best paperback original publication. The awards are sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and the Philip K. Dick Trust with the ceremony being sponsored by the NorthWest Science Fiction Society. This year’s awards will be presented on Friday, April 10, 2009 at Norwescon 32. The judges are Tobias Buckell, M. M. Buckner (chair), Walter Hunt, Rosemary Kirstein, and William Senior.

  • Emissaries from the Dead, by Adam-Troy Castro
  • Endgame, by Kristine Smith
  • Fast Forward 2, edited by Lou Anders
  • Judge, by Karen Traviss
  • Terminal Mind, by David Walton
  • Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait, by K. A. Bedford
  • Plague War, by Jeff Carlson

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