Monday, January 12, 2009

Finalists: 2008 Philip K. Dick Awards w/updates

SF-Signal has posted the finalists for the 2008 Philip K. Dick award.

This award is given to the best original paperback published each year in the U.S.

  • Emissaries from the Dead by Adam-Troy Castro (Eos)
  • Endgame by Kristine Smith removed as ineligible and replaced by
  • Plague War by Jeff Carlson (Ace Books)
  • Fast Forward 2 edited by Lou Anders (Pyr)
  • Judge by Karen Traviss (Eos)
  • Terminal Mind by David Walton (Meadowhawk Press)
  • Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait by K.A. Bedford (EDGE) ( reviewed in BMU blog here )
*UPDATE! Justyn Perry-Marketing Director-Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing- has just informed me that Bedford's Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait has been short listed for the AUREALIS (Australia's premier award for science fiction literature) as well as the PKD award! Bedford's comment on his back-to-back listings by simply stating, "I'm gobsmacked!"

EDGE publisher Brian Hades stated in an interview, "We are extremely proud of Adrian.

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