Some great news from America. LoveStar has been nominated for the Philip K Dick Award along with 6 other books:
Here is the announcement from the NorwesconWebsite:
The judges of the 2012 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:
- BLUEPRINTS OF THE AFTERLIFE by Ryan Boudinot (Black Cat)
- HARMONY by Keith Brooke (Solaris)
- HELIX WARS by Eric Brown (Solaris)
- THE NOT YET by Moira Crone (UNO Press)
- FOUNTAINS OF AGE by Nancy Kress (Small Beer Press)
- LOVESTAR by Andri Snær Magnason (Seven Stories Press)
- LOST EVERYTHING by Brian Francis Slattery (Tor Books)
First prize and any special citations will be announced on Friday, March 29, 2013 at Norwescon 36 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 Philip K. Dick Trust and the award ceremony is sponsored by the NorthWest Science Fiction Society. Last year’s winner was THE SAMUIL PETROVICH TRILOGY by Simon Morden (Orbit) with a special citation to THE COMPANY MAN by Robert Jackson Bennett (Orbit). The 2012 judges are Bruce Bethke, Sydney Duncan, Daryl Gregory, Bridget McKenna, and Paul Witcover (chair).
For more information, contact the award administration: Pat Lo Brutto (845) 516-4412, John Silbersack (212) 333-1513, or Gordon Van Gelder (201) 876-2551.
For more information about the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society: http://www.psfs.org/ or contact Gary Feldbaum (215) 665-5752.
For more information about the Philip K. Dick Trust: http://www.philipkdick.com.