2012 Philip K. Dick Award Judges Announced

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The judges for the 2012 P.K. Dick award (next year’s, to be awarded in 2013 at Norwescon 36) have just been announced. Congratulations to Bruce Bethke, Sydney Duncan, Daryl Gregory, Bridget McKenna, and Paul Witcover! The full press release follows.

Philip K. Dick Awards
c/o PO Box 78
Pleasantville, NY 10570
(914) 769-5545

March 6, 2012

For Immediate Release

2012 Philip K. Dick Award Judges Announced

The five Philip K. Dick Award judges for distinguished science fiction published in paperback original format in the United States in the 2012 award year are:

Bruce Bethke
PO Box 28094
Oakdale MN 55128-0094

Sydney Duncan
38 Teaberry Lane
Frostburg MD 21532-2301

Daryl Gregory
1895 South Allen St.
State College, PA 16801-5920

Bridget McKenna
4700 35th Ave S Apt 304
Seattle WA 98118-1768

Paul Witcover
414 36th St # 3
Broklyn NY 11232-2508

Publishers who issue eligible titles during the calendar year 2012 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 United States as paperbacks during the year 2012 are eligible.) The nominees will be announced in January 2013.

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 2010 award was given to The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack by Mark Hodder (Pyr) with a special citation to Harmony by Project Itoh (Haikasoru). The 2011 awards will be announced at Norwescon 35 on April 6, 2012.

For more information, contact the award administration:
Pat Lo Brutto
John Silbersack (212) 333-1513
Gordon Van Gelder (201) 876-2551

For more information about the Philip K. Dick Trust:

For more information about the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society, http://www.psfs.org/:
Contact Gary Feldbaum (215) 665-5752

For more information about Norwescon: https://www.norwescon.org/:
Contact NorthWest SF Society: (425) 686-9737