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 Judges Announced

The judges for this year’s Philip K. Dick Awards have been announced. The Philip K. Dick Award is presented annually at Norwescon for the best paperback original publication. The Award is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society. The awards for 2011 publications will be announced at Norwescon 35 on April 6, 2012. The 2012 judges include:

  • Bruce Bethke
  • Sydney Duncan
  • Daryl Gregory
  • Bridget McKenna
  • Paul Witcover

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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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