Philip K. Dick Winner

The winner of this year’s Philip K. Dick Award for Best original paperback publication was announced at Norwescon on April 18. The Dick Award is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and the Philip K. Dick Trust. This year’s judges were Elizabeth Bear, Siobhan Carroll, Michael Kandel, Jamil Nasir, and Tim Sullivan.

  • Winner: Countdown City, by Ben H. Winters
  • Special Citation: Self-Reference Engine, by Toh EnJoe, translated by Terry Gallagher

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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 18 at Norwescon 37 in Seatac, WA.

  • A Calculated Life, by Anne Charnock
  • The Mad Scientist’s Daughter, by Cassandra Rose Clarke
  • Self-Reference Engine, by Toh EnJoe, translated by Terry Gallagher
  • Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie
  • Life on the Preservation, by Jack Skillingstead
  • Solaris Rising 2: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction, edited by Ian Whates
  • Countdown City, by Ben H. Winters

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Philip K. Dick Award Winner

The winner of this year’s Philip K. Dick Award for Best original paperback publication was announced at Norwescon on March 29. The Dick Award is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and the Philip K. Dick Trust. This year’s judges were Bruce Bethke, Sydney Duncan, Daryl Gregory, Bridget McKenna, and Paul Witcover.

  • Winner: Lost Everything, by Brian Francis Slattery
  • Special Citation: Lovestar, by Andri Snær Magnason

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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, March 29 at Norwescon 36 in Seatac, WA.

  • Blueprints of the Afterlife, by Ryan Boudinot
  • Harmony, by Keith Brooke
  • Helix Wars, by Eric Brown
  • The Not Yet, by Moira Crone
  • Fountains of Age, by Nancy Kress
  • Lovestar, by Andri Snær Magnason
  • Lost Everything, by Brian Francis Slattery

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Philip K. Dick Winner Announced

The winner of this year’s Philip K. Dick Award for Best original paperback publication was announced at Norwescon on April 6. The Dick Award is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and the Philip K. Dick Trust. This year’s judges were Scott Baker, Mark Budz, Roby James, Darrell Schweitzer, and Alice K. Turner.

  • Winner: The Samuil Petrovitch Trilogy, by Simon Morden
  • Special Citation: Company Man, by Robert Jackson Bennett

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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 6 at Norwescon 35 in Seatac, WA.

  • A Soldier’s Duty, by Jean Johnson
  • After the Apocalypse, by Maureen F. McHugh
  • Deadline, by Mira Grant
  • The Company Man, by Robert Jackson Bennett
  • The Other, by Matthew Hughes
  • The Postmortal, by Drew Magary
  • The Samuil Petrovitch Trilogy, by Simon Morden

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Dick Award Winner

Mark Hodder’s novel The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack won this year’s Philip K. Dick Award, presented at Norwescon. The Philip K. Dick Award honors books published originally in paperback (mass market or trade), and is selected by a panel of judges which included William Barton, Andy Duncan, Bruce McAllister, Melinda M. Snodgrass, and David Walton. The judges also gave a special citation award to Project Itoh for the book Harmony, translated by Alexander O. Smith . Next year’s judges have been announced as 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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