Philip K. Dick Award
|Philip K. Dick Award|
|Awarded for||The best science fiction paperback novel published in the United States in the previous calendar year|
|Presented by||Philadelphia Science Fiction Society, Philip K. Dick Trust, Northwest Science Fiction Society|
|Currently held by||Meg Elison (The Book of the Unnamed Midwife)|
The Philip K. Dick Award is a science fiction award given annually at Norwescon sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and (since 2005) supported by the Philip K. Dick Trust, and named after science fiction and fantasy writer Philip K. Dick. It has been awarded since 1983, the year after Dick's death. Works that have received the award are identified on their covers as Best Original SF Paperback. They are awarded to the best original paperback published each year in the US.
The award was founded by Thomas Disch with assistance from David G. Hartwell, Paul S. Williams, and Charles N. Brown. It is currently administered by David G. Hartwell & Gordon Van Gelder. Past administrators include Algis J. Budrys and David Alexander Smith.
Winners and nominees
Winners are listed in bold.
Authors of special citation entries are listed in italics. The year in the table below indicates the year the book was published – winners are announced the following year.
- "Locus index to SF Awards".
- DeNardo, John (March 30, 2013). "WINNER: 2013 Philip K. Dick Award". SF Signal. Retrieved March 31, 2013.
- "2013 Philip K. Dick Nominees Announced". Locus. 10 January 2014. Retrieved 11 January 2014.
- "2014 Philip K. Dick Award Announced". Philip K. Dick Award press release. April 18, 2014. Retrieved April 19, 2014.
- "2014 Philip K. Dick Award Nominees Announced". Retrieved April 5, 2015.
- "2015 Philip K. Dick Award Winner Announced". April 3, 2014. Retrieved April 5, 2015.