Plague Birds by Jason Sanford is a Philip K. Dick Award finalist

Apex congratulates Jason Sanford for an amazing achievement. His debut novel, Plague Birds, has been named a finalist for the Philip K. Dick Award.

First prize and any special citations will be announced on Friday, April 15, 2022 at Norwescon 44.

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 during the previous calendar year. 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 ROAD OUT OF WINTER by Alison Stine (Mira) with a special citation to THE BOOK OF KOLI by M. R. Carey (Orbit). The 2021 judges are John P. Murphy, Kelly Robson, David Sandner, Allen Steele, and Molly Tanzer (Chair).

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