Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Archive for the 'Terminal' Category

New US paperback of The Terminal Experiment

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Today — August 30, 2011 — Ace Science Fiction releases a new US mass-market paperback of my Nebula Award-winning novel The Terminal Experiment. This beautiful edition features a new introduction by me. The Terminal Experiment set an all-time record that still stands for the highest number of nominations in any category in the 45-year history [...]

15th anniversary of winning the Nebula Award

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Many articles about me have suggested that having ABC make a TV series out of my 1999 novel FlashForward was the biggest thing that ever happened to me. Yes, that was cool, but it wasn’t the thing that changed my life the most. No, that was winning the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America’s [...]

Film option on The Terminal Experiment renewed

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Toronto’s Divani films has renewed its option on Robert J. Sawyer’s Nebula Award-winning The Terminal Experiment for a fifth year. Pictured above: the new Canadian paperback edition, in stores now! And Terminal Experiment director Srinivas Krishna’s latest film, Athletes in Motion, premieres on Canadian TV this Saturday. Says Srinivas: A series of short films I [...]

New Canadian editions of The Terminal Experiment and Illegal Alien

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

In stores now across Canada: new premium mass-market paperback editions from Penguin Canada of the Nebula Award-winning The Terminal Experiment and the Seiun Award-winning Illegal Alien by Robert J. Sawyer. (For American readers, Ace Science Fiction recently acquired reprint rights to these titles, and will be doing their own editions later.) The Globe and Mail [...]

Covers for new Canadian editions of The Terminal Experiment and Illegal Alien

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Coming December 1, 2009, from Penguin Group Canada: new premium mass-market editions of two of my novels: The Terminal Experiment, which won the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America’s Nebula Award for Best Novel of Year for 1995, and Illegal Alien, which the Globe and Mail‘s mystery-fiction reviewer Margaret Cannon said was “the best [...]

The Terminal Experiment and Illegal Alien coming back into print

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

I’m delighted to announce that my 1995 Nebula Award-winning novel The Terminal Experiment and my 1997 Seiun Award-winning novel Illegal Alien are both coming back into print. Ginjer Buchanan at Ace Science Fiction just bought U.S. rights to them both, and Adrienne Kerr at Penguin Canada separately just bought Canadian rights. Ace will do them [...]

"Are you a religious man yourself?"

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

A grade-12 student sent me an email today about my novels The Terminal Experiment and Calculating God (the former a Nebula Award winner; the latter a Hugo Award finalist), because she’s doing her final project for English class on them. She asked: I don’t mean to ask anything personal, but are you a religious man [...]

My Nebula Award trophy

Friday, March 13th, 2009

Carolyn decided the picture of my Nebula Award trophy on my website sucked — and it did; it was a low-res scan of a print that we’d put up back in 1996. So she took a new one, and here it is: I won the Nebula in 1996 for my novel The Terminal Experiment. That [...]

Film option on The Terminal Experiment renewed

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

I’m thrilled to report that Toronto’s Divani Films and director Srinivas Krishna have just renewed their option on motion-picture rights to my 1995 Nebula Award-winning novel The Terminal Experiment for a fourth year. Woot! The movie is being developed with the participation of Telefilm Canada and Astral Media’s The Harold Greenberg Fund. The Robert J. [...]