Doris Elaine Sauter died around May 25. Sauter met Philip K. Dick in 1972 and struck up a friendship with him that lasted until his death. After Dick died, Sauter edited What If Our World Is Their Heaven? The Final Conversations of Philip K. Dick, which was ranked fourth in the Locus Poll in 2002.
The Philip K. Dick Festival will be held at San Francisco State University the weekend of Sept 22-23, 2012. Jonathan Lethem, who edited the Library of America’s three volume edition of Philip K. Dick will be the festival’s guest of honor. The festival will cost $35 for a single day or $50 for the weekend.
The Philip K. Dick Trust has refiled a lawsuit against George Nolfi and Media Rights Capital, claiming breach of contract and other causes of action based on the film The Adjustment Bureau, which is an adaptation of Dick’s story “The Adjustment Team.” Nolfi and MRC have counterfiled seeking a declaration of right to the story, claiming that the story was in public domain at the time the film was made and no payments to the estate are required.
The Untitled Theatre Company will present an all new stage adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep at the 3LD Art and Technology Center in New York from November 18 through December 11. The play is adapted and directed by Edward Einhorn and will run Thursdays through Sundays.
DePaul University in Chicago has announced that its final show of the current season will be “Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said,” an adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s novel by Linda Hartinen. The show will run from May 15 through May 24, with a discussion on May 17 and the final show interpreted in American Sign Language.