It was announced on Friday, March 29, at Norwescon 36, in SeaTac, Washington, that the winner for the distinguished original science fiction paperback published for the first time during 2012 in the U.S.A. is:
- Lost Everything by Brian Francis Slattery (Tor Books)
Special citation was given to:
- Lovestar by Andri Snær Magnason (Seven Stories Press)
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. The 2012 judges were Bruce Bethke, Sydney Duncan, Daryl Gregory, Bridget McKenna, and Paul Witcover (chair). This year’s judges are Elizabeth Bear (chair), Siobhan Carroll, Michael Kandel, Jamil Nasir, and Tim Sullivan.