The judges of the 2014 Philip K. Dick Award and the Philadelphia SF Society, along with the Philip K. Dick Trust, are pleased to announce seven nominated works that comprise the final ballot for the award:
A CALCULATED LIFE by Anne Charnock (47North)
THE MAD SCIENTIST’S DAUGHTER by Cassandra Rose Clarke (Angry Robot)
SELF-REFERENCE ENGINE by Toh EnJoe, trans. Terry Gallagher (Haikasoru)
ANCILLARY JUSTICE by Ann Leckie (Orbit)
LIFE ON THE PRESERVATION by Jack Skillingstead (Solaris)
SOLARIS RISING 2: THE NEW SOLARIS BOOK OF SCIENCE FICTION edited by Ian Whates (Solaris)
COUNTDOWN CITY by Ben H. Winters (Quirk Books) First prize and any special citations will be announced on Friday, April 18, 2014 at Norwescon 37 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport, 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 Philip K. Dick Trust and the award ceremony is sponsored by the Northwest Science Fiction Society. Last year’s winner was LOST EVERYTHING by Brian Francis Slattery (Tor Books) with a special citation to THE LOVESTAR by Andri Snær Magnason (Seven Stories Press). The 2014 judges are Elizabeth Bear (chair), Siobhan Carroll, Michael Kandel, Jamil Nasir, and Timothy Sullivan.