Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

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Triggers book tour dates

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Robert J. Sawyer‘s twenty-first novel, Triggers, comes out in hardcover on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 — and Wonder, the concluding volume of his acclaimed WWW trilogy, comes out in paperback that day. Join him on his book tour for events in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Waterloo, Hamilton, and Ottawa: Official [...]

Canadian book tour for Wonder

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Here’s the current itinerary for the Canadian book tour for Wonder, third and final book in the WWW Trilogy (more events will be added when they are confirmed, and the up-to-date list will always be here). All events are free, except for the mega-three-author blowout in Calgary, which is in a fancy theatre; that one’s [...]

Awesome book trailer for Watch

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

Check out this awesome book trailer for my novel Watch — it’s like a mini-movie, with a full cast. Way, way cool! (Also available on YouTube.) Robert J. Sawyer online:Website • Facebook • Twitter • Newsgroup • Email

More authors’ copies means more press

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

I was asked at the Canadian Book Summit yesterday if I could change one thing about what my publishers do, what would that be? A better answer than the one I gave has occurred to me: Give the author more free copies to distribute for promotional purposes. (Believe it or not, boilerplate contracts from most [...]

311-page free holiday book sampler: Sawyer, Hamilton, Doctorow, 9 more!

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Books make terrific holiday gifts, but finding perfect books for friends and family can be a time-consuming challenge. If only if the bookstore could come to us. Thats the idea behind this In the Nick of Time! holiday sampler PDF. Inside are excerpts from a dozen new novels and nonfiction books by these bestselling authors, [...]

Should you do a book tour?

Monday, October 19th, 2009

I got asked today by a new writer if it was worth touring for a second book, and whether I’d done that for my own second novel, Far-Seer. My reply: The first thing to remember is that Far-Seer came out 17 years ago: before the World Wide Web, or any of the social media associated [...]

Latest issue of Rob’s print newsletter

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

The 25th issue of my occasional print newsletter (SFWRITER.COM: News from the Robert J. Sawyer Web Site) is going in the mail shortly. I send it to media, bookstores, and so on, but if you’d like a copy you can download a PDF right here (and back issue are here). The Robert J. Sawyer Web [...]