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Philip K. Dick Award Nominees Announced

[PHILADELPHA, PA] — The judges of the 2013 Philip K. Dick Award and the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society, together with the Philip K. Dick Trust, have announced the finalists nominated for the final ballot:

  • A Calculated Life — Anne Charnock (47North)
  • The Mad Scientist’s Daughter — Cassandra Rose Clarke (Angry Robot)
  • Self-Reference Engine — Toh EnJoe, translated by Terry Gallagher (Haikasoru)
  • Ancillary Justice — Ann Leckie (Orbit)
  • Life on the Preservation — Jack Skillingstead (Solaris)
  • Solaris Rising 2: The New Solaris Book of Science Fiction — ed. Ian Whates (Solaris)
  • Countdown City — Ben H. Winters (Quirk Books)

The winner and special citation recipients will be announced at the award ceremony, sponsored by the Northwest Science Fiction Society, Friday, April 18th at Norwescon 37 in Seattle. This year’s theme is “Elegance and Entropy”.

Presented annually, the Philip K. Dick award recognizes distinguished science fiction originally published in paperback in the United States. The award is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and the Philip K. Dick Trust. The award judges for 2013 are Elizabeth Bear, Siobhan Carroll, Michael Kandel, Jamil Nasir, and Timothy Sullivan.

Jason P. Hunt

Jason P. Hunt (founder/EIC) is the author of the sci-fi novella "The Hero At the End Of His Rope". His short film "Species Felis Dominarus" was a finalist in the Sci Fi Channel's 2007 Exposure competition.

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