Philip K. Dick Award

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… (more)

 

2012 selection

Lost Everything

Philip K. Dick Award 2012

by Brian Francis Slattery

From the author of the critically acclaimed literary SF novels Spaceman Blues and Liberation comes an incandescent and thrilling post-apocalyptic tale in the vein of 1984 or The Road.

 

In the not-distant-enough...


2011 selection

Degrees of Freedom

Samuil Petrovitch #3

Philip K. Dick Award 2011

by Simon Morden

Winner of the 2012 Philip K. Dick Award

The Six Degrees of Petrovitch

Michael is an AI of incalculable complexity trapped under the remains of Oshicora tower. Petrovitch will free him one day, he just has to...


Equations of Life

Samuil Petrovitch #1

Philip K. Dick Award 2011

by Simon Morden

Winner of the 2012 Philip K. Dick Award

Samuil Petrovitch is a survivor.

He survived the nuclear fallout in St. Petersburg and hid in the London Metrozone - the last city in England. He's lived this long because...


Theories of Flight

Samuil Petrovitch #2

Philip K. Dick Award 2011

by Simon Morden

Winner of the 2012 Philip K. Dick Award

Theorem: Petrovitch has a lot of secrets.

Proof: Secrets like how to make anti-gravity for one. For another, he's keeping a sentient computer program on a secret server...


2010 selection

The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack

Philip K. Dick Award 2010

by Mark Hodder

London, 1861. Sir Richard Francis Burton - explorer, linguist, scholar, and swordsman; his reputation tarnished; his career in tatters; his former partner missing and probably dead. Algernon Charles Swinburne...


2009 selection

Bitter Angels

Philip K. Dick Award 2009

by C.L. Anderson

An Imploding Star System.

A Murdered Galactic Spy.

A Woman Seeking the Truth—and Finding the Unbelievable…

The Erasmus System is a sprawling realm of slavery, smugglers, spies—and constant, creeping decrepitude....


2007 selection

Nova Swing

the Kefahuchi Tract trilogy #2

Arthur C. Clarke Award 2007, Philip K. Dick Award 2007

by M. John Harrison

Years after Ed Chianese’s fateful trip into the Kefahuchi Tract, the tract has begun to expand and change in ways we never could have predicted—and, even more terrifying, parts of it have actually begun...


2006 selection

Spin Control

Spin Trilogy #2

Philip K. Dick Award 2006

by Chris Moriarty

Call Arkady a clone with a conscience. Or call him a traitor. A member of the space-faring Syndicates, Arkady has defected to Israel with a hot commodity: a genetic weapon powerful enough to wipe out humanity....


2003 selection

Altered Carbon

Takeshi Kovacs #1

Philip K. Dick Award 2003

by Richard K. Morgan

In the twenty-fifth century, humankind has spread throughout the galaxy, monitored by the watchful eye of the U.N. While divisions in race, religion, and class still exist, advances in technology have redefined...


2001 selection

Ship of Fools

Philip K. Dick Award 2001

by Richard Russo

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


1999 selection

Vacuum Diagrams

Philip K. Dick Award 1999

by Stephen Baxter

"And everywhere the Humans went, they found life ..."This dazzling future history, winner of the 2000 Philip K. Dick Award, is the most ambitious and exciting since Asimov's classic Foundation saga. It tells...


1986 selection

Homunculus

Narbondo #2

Philip K. Dick Award 1986

by James P. Blaylock

It is the late 19th century and a mysterious airship orbits through the foggy skies. Its terrible secrets are sought by many, including the Royal Society, a fraudulent evangelist, a fiendish vivisectionist,...


1984 selection

Neuromancer

Sprawl trilogy #1

Hugo Award for Best Novel 1985, Nebula Award for Best Novel 1985, Philip K. Dick Award 1984

by William Gibson

The Matrix is a world within the world, a global consensus- hallucination, the representation of every byte of data in cyberspace . . .

Case had been the sharpest data-thief in the business, until vengeful...


1983 selection

The Anubis Gates

Philip K. Dick Award 1983

by Tim Powers

Ace Books is proud to present this classic novel of time travel in a beautiful new trade edition. It took the fantasy world by storm a decade ago, and now fans can savor this Philip K. Dick Award-winner for...