Philip K. Dick Awards
c/o PO Box 3447
Hoboken, NJ 07030
April 15, 2006
For Immediate Release
2006 Philip K. Dick Award Winner Announced
It was announced Friday at Norwescon 29, in SeaTac, Washington, that the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2005 in the U.S.A. is:
WAR SURF by M. M. Buckner (Ace Books)
Special citation was given to:
NATURAL HISTORY by Justina Robson (Bantam Spectra)
The Philip K. Dick Award is presented annually for distinguished science fiction published in paperback original form in the United States. The award is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society. The 2005 judges were Charles Coleman Finlay, Kay Kenyon, Robert A. Metzger, Lyda Morehouse, and Graham J. Murphy (chair).
The 2006 judges are Geary Gravel, Anne Harris, Christine Mains (chair), Kristine Smith, and Mark W. Tiedemann.
For more information, contact the award administration:
David G. Hartwell (914) 769-5545.
Gordon Van Gelder (201) 876-2551
For more information about the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society, http://www.psfs.org/:
Contact Gary Feldbaum (215) 563-2511
For more information about Norwescon: http://www.norwescon.org/:
Contact NorthWest SF Society: (360) 438-0871