2019 Philip K. Dick Award

The 2019 Philip K. Dick Award was presented April 19 at Norwescon 42 in SeaTac, Washington.

The winner is:

  • THEORY OF BASTARDS by Audrey Schulman (Europa Editions)

A Special Citation also was awarded to:

  • 84K by Claire North (Orbit)

The Philip K. Dick Award is presented annually with the support of the Philip K. Dick Trust for 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. The award ceremony is sponsored by the Northwest Science Fiction Society.

The award judges were Madeline Ashby, Brian Attebery, Christopher Brown, Rosemary Edghill, and Jason Hough (chair).

2017 Philip K. Dick Award Shortlist

The six finalists for the 2017 Philip K. Dick Award have been announced.

The award judges are Michael Armstrong (chair), Brenda Clough, Meg Elison, Lee Konstantinou, and Ben Winters.

The Philip K. Dick Award is presented annually with the support of the Philip K. Dick Trust for 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.

First prize and any special citations will be announced on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Norwescon 40 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport, SeaTac, Washington.

[Via SF Site News.]

View PK Dick Award Ceremony Online

Norwescon 35 will air the Philip K. Dick Award Ceremony live on Friday, April 6 beginning at 6:55 p.m. over the P.K. Dick Awards USTREAM channel.

The Philip K. Dick award is presented annually to a science fiction book published in paperback for the first time in the U.S. The award is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and the Philip K. Dick Trust.

This year’s nominees for the award are:

A Soldier’s Duty by Jean Johnson (Ace Books)
After the Apocalypse by Maureen F. McHugh (Small BeerPress)
Deadline by Mira Grant (Orbit)
The Company Man by Robert Jackson Bennett (Orbit)
The Other by Matthew Hughes (Underland Press)
The Postmortal by Drew Magary (Penguin Books)
The Samuil Petrovitch Trilogy by Simon Morden (Orbit)

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North(west) To Alaska

Fans will be aboard Royal Carribean’s Rhapsody of the Seas when it departs Seattle next July 16 for a week spent visiting ports of call along Alaska’s Inside Passage.

Shawn Marier, Northwest Science Fiction Society Vice-Chairman, told the Smofs list fans are welcome to join the 30 club members and other people already going. “The low end rooms are about $900 pp/do, which includes all meals.  We made sure the dates should work for people who are planning on going to Westercon and/or Worldcon next summer.”

Further information about NWSFS plans for the cruise can be obtained by e-mailing NWSFS at info@nwsfs.org. Rooms can be booked through travel agent Barbara Marsh at 425-637-9214 or her email barbmarsh@aaawin.com. Additional information is available on the NWSFS Cruise Flyer.