March 30, 2018
For Immediate Release
2018 Philip K. Dick Award Winner Announced
It was announced on Friday, March 30, 2018 at Norwescon 41, in SeaTac, Washington, that the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2017in the U.S.A. is:
BANNERLESS by Carrie Vaughn (Mariner/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Special citation was given to:
AFTER THE FLARE by Deji Bryce Olukotun (The Unnamed Press)
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 award ceremony is sponsored by the NorthWest Science Fiction Society. The 2017 award was given to THE MERCY JOURNALS by Claudia Casper (Arsenal Press Publications) with a special citation to UNPRONOUNCEABLE by Susan diRende (Aqueduct Press).
The judges were Deborah J. Ross (chair), Robert Onopa, James Stoddard, Amy Thomson, and Rick Wilber.
This year’s judges are Madeline Ashby, Brian Attebery, Christopher Brown, Rosemary Edghill, and Jason Hough.
For more information, contact the award administration:
Gordon Van Gelder (201) 876-2551
John Silbersack (347) 787-7445
Pat LoBrutto (301) 460-3164
For more information about the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society, https://www.psfs.org/:
Contact Gary Feldbaum (215) 665-5752
For more information about Norwescon: https://www.norwescon.org/:
NorthWest SF Society: firstname.lastname@example.org