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Philip K Dick Award

Established in 1983, a year after Philip K Dick's Death, the Philip K Dick Award is awarded to the best original paperback book published each year in the USA.

Presented here is a complete list of the award winners, the date indicates the year the award was actually decided and presented, the book was published in the previous year. 1989 and 2009 show two entries as both years there way a tied decision.

Winners are listed next to the year while nominees are listed below in grey.

  • 2016 - Apex Ramez Naam
    • - Edge of Dark - Brenda Cooper
    • - After the Saucers Landed - Douglas Lain
    • - (R)evolution - PJ Manney
    • - Windswept - Adam Rakunas
    • - Marguerite Reed - Archangel
  • 2015 - The Book of the Unnamed Midwife Meg Elison
    • - Elysium - Jennifer Marie Brissett
    • - The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter - Rod Duncan
    • - Memory of Water - Emmi Itäranta
    • - Maplecroft: The Borden Dispatches - Cherie Priest
    • - Reach for Infinity - Jonathan Strahan
  • 2014 - Countdown City Ben H. Winters
    • - A Calculated Life - Anne Charnock
    • - The Mad Scientist's Daughter - Cassandra Rose Clarke
    • - Self-Reference Engine - Toh EnJoe, trans. Terry Gallagher
    • - Ancillary Justice - Ann Leckie
    • - Life on the Preservation - Jack Skillingstead
    • - Solaris Rising 2 - edited by Ian Whates
  • 2013 - Lost Everything Brian Francis Slattery
    • - Lovestar - Andri Snær Magnason
    • - Fountains of Age - Nancy Kress
    • - The Not Yet - Moira Crone
    • - Helix Wars - Eric Brown
    • - Harmony - Keith Brooke
    • - Blueprints of the Afterlife - Ryan Boudinot
  • 2012 - The Samuil Petrovitch Trilogy Simon Morden
    • - A Soldier's Duty - Jean Johnson
    • - After the Apocalypse - Maureen F. McHugh
    • - Deadline - Mira Grant
    • - The Company Man - Robert Jackson Bennett
    • - The Other - Matthew Hughes
    • - The Postmortal - Drew Magary
  • 2011 - The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack Mark Hodder
    • - Harmony - Project Itoh
    • - Yarn - Jon Armstrong
    • - Chill - Elizabeth Bear
    • - The Reapers are the Angels - Alden Bell
    • - Song of Scarabaeus - Sara Creasy
    • - State of Decay - James Knapp
  • 2010 - Bitter Angels C. L. Anderson
    • - Cyberabad Days - Ian McDonald
    • - The Prisoner - Carlos J. Cortes
    • - The Repossession Mambo - Eric Garcia
    • - The Devil's Alphabet - Daryl Gregory
    • - Centuries Ago and Very Fast - Rebecca Ore
    • - Prophets - S. Andrew Swann
  • 2009 - Emissaries from The Dead Adam-Troy Castro
  • 2009 - Terminal Mind David Walton
    • - Fast Forward 2 - Lou Anders
    • - Judge - Karen Traviss
    • - Plague War - Jeff Carlson
    • - Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait - K. A. Bedford
  • 2008 - Nova Swing M. John Harrison
    • - From the Notebooks of Dr. Brain - Minister Faust
    • - Grey - Jon Armstrong
    • - Undertow - Elizabeth Bear
    • - Gradisil - Adam Roberts
    • - Ally - Karen Traviss
    • - Saturn Returns - Sean Williams
  • 2007 - Spin Control Chris Moriarty
    • - Carnival - Elizabeth Bear
    • - Mindscape - Andrea Hairston
    • - Catalyst: A Novel of Alien Contact - Nina Kiriki Hoffman
    • - Recursion - Tony Ballantyne
    • - Idolon - Mark Budz
    • - Living Next Door to the God of Love - Justina Robson
  • 2006 - M. M. Buckner War Surf
    • - Natural History - Justina Robson
    • - Cowl - Neal Asher
    • - Cagebird - Karin Lowachee
    • - Silver Screen - Justina Robson
    • - To Crush the Moon - Wil McCarthy
  • 2005 - Life Gwyneth Jones
    • - Apocalypse Array - Lyda Morehouse
    • - Air - Geoff Ryman
    • - Banner of Souls - Liz Williams
    • - City of Pearl - Karen Traviss
    • - The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad - Minister Faust
    • - Stable Strategies and Others - Eileen Gunn
  • 2004 - Altered Carbon Richard K. Morgan
    • - Dante's Equation - Jane Jensen
    • - Hyperthought - M. M. Buckner
    • - Clade - Mark Budz
    • - Spin State - Chris Moriarty
    • - Steel Helix - Ann Tonsor Zeddies
  • 2003 - The Mount Carol Emshwiller
    • - The Scar - China Miéville
    • - Report to the Men’s Club - Carol Emshwiller
    • - Maximum Ice - Kay Kenyon
    • - Warchild - Karin Lowachee
    • - Empire of Bones - Liz Williams
    • - Leviathan Three - Jeff VanderMeer & Forrest Aguirre
  • 2002 - Ship of Fools Richard Paul Russo
    • - Divine Intervention - Ken Wharton
    • - In the Company of Others - Julie E. Czerneda
    • - Compass Reach - Mark W. Tiedemann
    • - Meet Me in the Moon Room - Ray Vukcevich
    • - The Ghost Sister - Liz Williams
  • 2001 - Only Forward Michael Marshall Smith
    • - Evolution's Darling - Scott Westerfeld
    • - Call from a Distant Shore - Stephen L. Burns
    • - Midnight Robber - Nalo Hopkinson
    • - Broken Time - Maggy Thomas
    • - The Bridge - Janine Ellen Young
  • 2000 - Vacuum Diagrams Stephen Baxter
    • - Tower of Dreams - Jamil Nasir
    • - Code of Conduct - Kristine Smith
    • - Not of Woman Born - Constance Ash
    • - Typhon's Children - Toni Anzetti
    • - When We Were Real - William Barton
  • 1999 - 253: The Print Remix Geoff Ryman
    • - Lost Pages - Paul Di Filippo
    • - Brown Girl in the Ring - Nalo Hopkinson
    • - Slaughtermatic - Steve Aylett
    • - The Invisible Country - Paul J. McAuley
  • 1998 - The Troika Stepan Chapman
    • - Acts of Conscience - William Barton
    • - An Exchange of Hostages - Susan R. Matthews
    • - Carlucci's Heart - Richard Paul Russo
    • - Opalite Moon - Denise Vitola
    • - Mother Grimm - Catherine Wells
  • 1997 - The Time Ships Stephen Baxter
    • - At the City Limits of Fate - Michael Bishop
    • - The Transmigration of Souls - William Barton
    • - The Shift - George Foy
    • - Reclamation - Sarah Zettel
  • 1996 - Headcrash Bruce Bethke
    • - Carlucci's Edge - Richard Paul Russo
    • - Virtual Death - Shale Aaron
    • - Permutation City - Greg Egan
    • - The Color of Distance - Amy Thomson
    • - Reluctant Voyagers - Élisabeth Vonarburg
  • 1995 - Mysterium Robert Charles Wilson
    • - Inagehi - Jack Cady
    • - Rim: A Novel of Virtual Reality - Alexander Besher
    • - Scissors Cut Paper Wrap Stone - Ian McDonald
    • - Summer of Love - Lisa Mason
    • - Tonguing the Zeitgeist - Lance Olsen
  • 1994 - Growing Up Weightless John M. Ford
    • - Elvissey - Jack Womack
    • - Crash Course - Wilhelmina Baird
    • - Bunch! - David R. Bunch
    • - Icarus Descending - Elizabeth Hand
  • 1993 - Through the Heart Richard Grant
    • - In the Mothers' Land - Élisabeth Vonarburg
    • - Take Back Plenty - Colin Greenland
    • - Aestival Tide - Elizabeth Hand
    • - Iron Tears - R. A. Lafferty
  • 1992 - King of Morning, Queen of Day Ian McDonald
    • - Bone Dance - Emma Bull
    • - Mojo and the Pickle Jar - Douglas Bell
    • - The Cipher - Kathe Koja
    • - Bridge of Years - Robert Charles Wilson
  • 1991 - Points of Departure Pat Murphy
    • - The Schizogenic Man - Raymond Harris
    • - The Oxygen Barons - Gregory Feeley
    • - Winterlong - Elizabeth Hand
    • - Clarke County, Space - Allen M. Steele
  • 1990 - Subterranean Gallery Richard Paul Russo
    • - On My Way to Paradise - Dave Wolverton
    • - Infinity Hold - Barry B. Longyear
    • - A Fearful Symmetry - James Luceno
    • - Being Alien - Rebecca Ore
    • - Heritage of Flight - Susan Shwartz
  • 1989 - Four Hundred Billion Stars Paul J. McAuley
  • 1989 - Wetware Rudy Rucker
    • - Orphan of Creation - Roger MacBride Allen
    • - Neon Lotus - Marc Laidlaw
    • - Rendezvous - David Alexander Smith
  • 1988 - Strange Toys Patricia Geary
    • - Memories - Mike McQuay
    • - Dover Beach - Richard Bowker
    • - Mindplayers - Pat Cadigan
    • - Dark Seeker - K. W. Jeter
    • - Becoming Alien - Rebecca Ore
    • - Life During Wartime - Lucius Shepard
  • 1987 - Homunculus James P. Blaylock
    • - The Hercules Text - Jack McDevitt
    • - Artificial Things - Karen Joy Fowler
    • - A Hidden Place - Robert Charles Wilson
  • 1986 - Dinner at Deviant's Palace Tim Powers
    • - Saraband of Lost Time - Richard Grant
    • - The Timeservers - Russell Griffin
    • - Emprise - Michael P. Kube-McDowell
    • - The Remaking of Sigmund Freud - Barry N. Malzberg
    • - Terrarium - Scott Russell Sanders
    • - Knight Moves - Walter Jon Williams
  • 1985 - Neuromancer William Gibson
    • - The Wild Shore - Kim Stanley Robinson
    • - Voyager in Night - C. J. Cherryh
    • - The Alchemists - Geary Gravel
    • - Emergence - David R. Palmer
    • - Green Eyes - Lucius Shepard
    • - Frontera - Lewis Shiner
    • - Them Bones - Howard Waldrop
  • 1984 - The Anubis Gates Tim Powers
    • - Tea with the Black Dragon - R. A. MacAvoy
    • - The Zen Gun - Barrington J. Bayley
    • - Benefits - Zoe Fairbairns
    • - The Floating Gods - M. John Harrison
    • - Millennium - John Varley
  • 1983 - Software Rudy Rucker
    • - The Prometheus Man - Ray Nelson
    • - Waiting for the Barbarians - J. M. Coetzee
    • - Aurelia - R. A. Lafferty
    • - Roderick - John Sladek
    • - The Umbral Anthology of Science Fiction Poetry - Steve Rasnic Tem
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- Ray Bradbury

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