Philip K. Dick

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(December 16, 1928 – March 2, 1982)

An American SF writer who lived most of his life in California. He sold his first story in 1951 and from the mid-50s to the 70s was a prolific writer who stories frequently had paranoid themes. Since his death his reputation has increased to the point where he is regarded by many was one of the greats of the field. Many of his stories have been made into successful movies.

The Philip K. Dick Award was set up to honor the best original paperback novel, since so much of Dick's work came out first in paperback.

Fanzines about Dick and his work: The Philip K. Dick Society Newsletter, PKD Otaku, Simulacrum Meltdown, For Dickheads Only. A literary biography of Dick was nominated for the 1987 Best Non-Fiction Book Hugo

Awards, Honors and GoHships:


Person Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 19281982

Also involved: - 1983 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo - 1991 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo - 2003 Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form Hugo - 2007 Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form Hugo - Anne R. Dick - Anthony Boucher - BSFA Award - Bruce Jensen - Carol Carr: The Collected Writings - Charles Platt - CounterClock - Discon 1 Guide: The Banquet - Dragon Press - Famous Science Fiction - Geoff Ryman - James P. Blaylock - Keith Roberts - Lighthouse - Michael Bishop - Niekas - Orbit Science Fiction - Paul Williams - Peder Carlsson - Philip K. Dick Society - Ray Nelson - Readercon Small Press Award - Resurrected Press - Richie Benyo - SFCon - Space Science Fiction - The Man in the High Castle - Worlds of Tomorrow

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Also- 1983 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo - 1991 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo - 2003 Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form Hugo - 2007 Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form Hugo Also- BSFA Award - Readercon Small Press Award