I was thrilled to learn that After the Flare was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award, a major prize sponsored by the Philip K. Dick Trust and the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society. The award ceremony is sponsored by the Northwest Science Fiction Society.
Here is the full list of nominees. Some of these are my favorite scifi writers!
- The Book of Etta, Meg Elison (47North)
- Six Wakes, Mur Lafferty (Orbit)
- After the Flare, Deji Bryce Olukotun (The Unnamed Press)
- The Wrong Stars, Tim Pratt (Angry Robot)
- Revenger, Alastair Reynolds (Orbit)
- Bannerless, Carrie Vaughn (Mariner/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
- All Systems Red, Martha Wells (Tor.com)
And if you’re not familiar with him, the late Philip K. Dick was a prolific science fiction writer whose work has been adapted for film and television over a dozen times. His ideas continue to influence our understanding of technology and society today.