April 18, 2003
For Immediate Release
The Philadelphia Science Fiction Society was pleased to announce Friday at Norwescon 26, in SeaTac, Washington, that the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2002 in the U.S.A. is:
THE MOUNT by Carol Emshwiller (Small Beer Press)
Special citation was given to:
THE SCAR by China Miéville (Del Rey Books)
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 2002 judges were Shelley Rodrigo Blanchard, Michael Blumlein, Nalo Hopkinson (chair), Donna McMahon, Lois Tilton.
The 2003 judges are Stephen L. Burns, Suzy McKee Charnas, Craig Jacobsen, Richard Parks, Janine Ellen Young
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