2012 Philip K. Dick Award Winner Announced

It was announced on Friday, April 6, at Norwescon 35, in SeaTac, Washington, that the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2011 in the U.S.A. is:

THE SAMUIL PETROVITCH TRILOGY by Simon Morden (Orbit)

Special citation was given to:

THE COMPANY MAN by Robert Jackson Bennett (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. 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. The 2011 award was given to THE STRANGE AFFAIR OF SPRING HEELED JACK by Mark Hodder (Pyr) with a special citation given to HARMONY by Project Itoh (Haikasoru). The 2011 judges were Scott Baker (chair), Mark Budz, Roby James, Darrell Schweitzer, and Alice K. Turner.

This year’s judges are Bruce Bethke, Sydney Duncan, Daryl Gregory, Bridget McKenna, and Paul Witcover,

For more information, contact the award administration:
Gordon Van Gelder (201) 876-2551
John Silbersack (212) 333-1513
Pat Lo Brutto (845) 516-4412

For more information about the Philip K. Dick Trust: http://www.philipkdick.com

For more information about the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society, http://www.psfs.org/:
Contact Gary Feldbaum (215) 665-5752

For more information about Norwescon: http://www.norwescon.org/:
Contact NorthWest SF Society: (425) 686-9737

Philip K. Dick Awards
c/o PO Box 3447
Hoboken, NJ 07030
(201) 876-2551
www.philipkdickaward.org

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