Last night, the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society announced the winner of this year’s Philip K. Dick Award via livestream: Sarah Pinsker’s Sooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea: Stories.
Reviewer Tobias Carroll described Pinsker’s collection as a “wide-ranging bunch,” that highlights her “ability to juxtapose meticulous worldbuilding with a thoughtful exploration of ambiguity.”
Fellow nominee Sarah Tolmie earned a special citation for her work, The Little Animals.
I am so honored that Sooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea won the Philip K. Dick Award tonight from among these amazing novels and collections. I wish we could all be in Seattle celebrating together. Thank you to the judges and administrators, and to @norwescon. pic.twitter.com/hx4wo3k95n
— Sarah Pinsker (@SarahPinsker) April 11, 2020
The PKD Award is handed out annually by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society and the Philip K. Dick Trust for “distinguished science fiction published in paperback original form in the United States during the previous calendar year.” Prior winners include William Gibson, Richard K. Morgan, Ramez Naam, Carrie Vaughn, and others.