It was announced on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Norwescon 42, in SeaTac, Washington, that the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2018 in the U.S.A. is:
THEORY OF BASTARDS by Audrey Schulman (Europa Editions)
Special citation was given to:
84K by Claire North (Orbit)
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 2018 award was given to BANNERLESS by Carrie Vaughn (Mariner/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) with a special citation to AFTER THE FLARE by Deji Bryce Olukotun (The Unnamed Press).
The judges were Madeline Ashby, Brian Attebery, Christopher Brown, Rosemary Edghill, and Jason Hough. (chair).
This year’s judges will be announced shortly.
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, http://www.psfs.org/:
Contact Gary Feldbaum (215) 665-5752
For more information about Norwescon: http://www.norwescon.org/:
NorthWest SF Society: firstname.lastname@example.org