The 2019 Philip K. Dick Award nominees as selected by the judges were announced January 12 by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and the Philip K. Dick Trust. First prize and any special citations will be revealed on Friday, April 19, at Norwescon 42 in SeaTac, Washington.
- TIME WAS by Ian McDonald (Tor.com)
- THE BODY LIBRARY by Jeff Noon (Angry Robot)
- 84K by Claire North (Orbit)
- ALIEN VIRUS LOVE DISASTER: STORIES by Abbey Mei Otis (Small Beer Press)
- THEORY OF BASTARDS by Audrey Schulman (Europa Editions)
- AMBIGUITY MACHINES AND OTHER STORIES by Vandana Singh (Small Beer Press)
The annual Philip K. Dick Award recognizes distinguished science fiction published in paperback original form in the United States during the previous calendar year.
The award is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and the Philip K. Dick Trust and the award ceremony is sponsored by the Northwest Science Fiction Society.
Last year’s winner was Bannerless by Carrie Vaughn (Mariner/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). The 2018 judges are Madeline Ashby, Brian Attebery, Christopher Brown, Rosemary Edghill, and Jason Hough (chair).