2021 Philip K. Dick Award Winner Announced

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It was announced on Friday, April 2, 2021 at Norwescon 43, in (virtual) SeaTac, Washington, that the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2020 in the U.S.A. is ROAD OUT OF WINTER by Alison Stine (Mira). Special citation was given to THE BOOK OF KOLI by M. R. Carey (Orbit).

2020 Philip K. Dick Award Winner Announced

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It was announced on Friday, April 10, 2020 at Norwescon 43, in (virtual) SeaTac, Washington, that the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2019 in the U.S.A. is SOONER OR LATER EVERYTHING FALLS INTO THE SEA: STORIES by Sarah Pinsker. Special citation was given to THE LITTLE ANIMALS by Sarah Tolmie (Aqueduct Press).

Norwescon Board Game Days!

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With great excitement, Norwescon announces the unofficial start of Norwescon Board Game Days to run concurrently with International Tabletop Day 2019 at Fantasium Comics and Games in Federal Way. Please join us hanging out, playing games, and promoting Norwescon!

It’s our First Norwescon Raffle!

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This year Norwescon will be holding our first ever raffle supporting our programs and services! Tickets will be only $5 and sold at the convention starting Thursday, April 18th. Must be 18 years or older to purchase tickets. Look for our floating raffle brigade during some events or stop by the info table.

2019 Locus Awards Weekend

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Locus Awards 2019

Locus Awards, June 28-30, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. Attending memberships are $65 and include the awards banquet and all Locus events except the Writers Workshop, plus a free six-month digital subscription to Locus. Price increases May 1, 2019, so purchase tickets now!

Norwescon 41 Charity Auction for Northwest Harvest

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In addition to the many items donated for the charity auction, this year Norwescon is happy to offer the second half of the art collection donated by the Rolls family in 2017.  The collection consists of what can be described as hard sci-fi art, spacescapes, rocket ships, and stars.

P.K. Dick Award Support Auction

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Gordon Van Gelder, administrator for the Philip K. Dick Award, has put several science fiction and fantasy books up for auction on eBay, including several first editions and signed editions, as a benefit for the award’s administrative fees.