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Wow! We're thrilled to announce that Ben H. Winters' Countdown City, the sequel to the Edgar award-winning The Last Policeman, is nominated for the 2013 Philip K. Dick Award

He's in excellent company, with six other fantastic authors and their works on the ballot.  

A CALCULATED LIFE by Anne Charnock (47North)

THE MAD SCIENTIST’S DAUGHTER by Cassandra Rose Clarke (Angry Robot)

SELF-REFERENCE ENGINE by Toh EnJoe, trans. Terry Gallagher (Haikasoru)

ANCILLARY JUSTICE by Ann Leckie (Orbit)

LIFE ON THE PRESERVATION by Jack Skillingstead (Solaris)

SOLARIS RISING 2: THE NEW SOLARIS BOOK OF SCIENCE FICTION edited by Ian Whates (Solaris)

COUNTDOWN CITY by Ben H. Winters (Quirk Books)

Here's a bit more about the award. 

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.  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.  

The winner will be announced on Friday, April 18th, and we can't wait! Good luck to all the authors nominated, and congrats to Ben!