January 19, 2004
For Immediate Release
2004 Philip K. Dick Award Judges Announced
The five Philip K. Dick Award judges for distinguished science fiction published in paperback original format in the U.S.A. in the 2004 award year are:
Arthur Byron Cover
8740 Penfield Ave.
Northridge, CA 91324-3224
PO Box 21146
Mississauga, Ont. L5N 6A2
44522 SE 166th St.
North Bend, WA 98045-9695
James Van Pelt
2710 Rincon Dr.
Grand Junction, CO 81503-2235
Sherryl Vint (chair)
St. Francis Xavier University
P.O. Box 5000
Antigonish, NS B2G 2W5
Publishers who issue eligible titles during the calendar year 2004 are encouraged to provide copies to each of the judges as the books are published during the year. (All works of science fiction published originally in the US as paperbacks during the year 2004 are eligible.) The nominees will be announced in January, 2005. The Philip K. Dick Awards ceremony will be held in Seattle at Norwescon 28, in April, 2004.
The Philip K. Dick Award is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society. The sponsoring convention in Norwescon (the Northwest Science Fiction Society). The 2002 award was given to THE MOUNT by Carol Emshwiller (published by Small Beer Press) and a special citation was awarded to THE SCAR by China Miéville (published by Del Rey Books). The 2003 awards will be announced at Norwescon 27 on April 9, 2004.
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