Saturday, January 06, 2007

PKD AWARD FINALISTS

Congrats to the finalists!

Jeff

The judges of the 2006 Philip K. Dick Award and the Philadelphia SF Society are pleased to announce seven nominated works that comprise the final ballot for the award:



MINDSCAPE by Andrea Hairston (Aqueduct Press)
CARNIVAL by Elizabeth Bear (Bantam Spectra)
SPIN CONTROL by Chris Moriarty (Bantam Spectra)
CATALYST by Nina Kiriki Hoffman (Tachyon Publications)
RECURSION by Tony Ballantyne (Bantam Spectra)
IDOLON by Mark Budz (Bantam Spectra)

LIVING NEXT DOOR TO THE GOD OF LOVE by Justina Robson (Bantam Spectra)



First prize and any special citations will be announced on Friday, April 6, 2007 at Norwescon 30 at the Doubletree Seattle Airport Hotel, SeaTac, Washington.



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. Last year’s winner was WAR SURF by M. M. Buckner (Ace Books) with a special citation to NATURAL HISTORY by Justina Robson (Bantam Spectra). The 2006 judges are Geary Gravel, Anne Harris, Christine Mains (chair), Kristine Smith, Mark Tiedemann.