It’s awards season and the judges of the 2017 Philip K. Dick Award and the Philadelphia SF Society, along with the Philip K. Dick Trust, have released the first major ballot of the year. The nominated works for the 2017 Philip K. Dick Award for ‘distinguished science fiction published in paperback original form in the United States during the previous calendar year’ are:
- Consider, Kristy Acevedo (Jolly Fish Press)
- Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens, Eleanor Arnason (Aqueduct Press)
- The Mercy Journals, Claudia Casper (Arsenal Pulp Press)
- Graft, Matt Hill (Angry Robot)
- Unpronounceable, Susan diRende (Aqueduct Press)
- Super Extra Grande, Yoss (trans. David Frye) (Restless Books)
First prize and any special citations will be announced on Friday, April 14, 2017 at Norwescon 40 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport, SeaTac, Washington.