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Upcoming Appearances

[Robert J. Sawyer, author of Red Planet Blues]

Updated Saturday, February 13, 2016

I give many readings and talks, and appear at many science-fiction conventions all over the world, often as Guest of Honor. If you'd like to enquire about booking a speaking engagement or convention appearance, email me at sawyer@sfwriter.com (I've provided a few quotes from event organizers who have booked me previously).

NOTE: To be notified when writing workshops with Rob occur, see here.

  • Program Participant
    Boskone 53
    Boston, Massachusetts
    February 18-20, 2016

  • Book Launch Party for Quantum Night
    Lansdowne Brewery Brew Pub
    303 Lansdowne Avenue
    (northeast corner of Dundas Street West and Lansdowne, in the Brockton Village neighbourhood)
    Held in conjunction with but not at Bakka-Phoenix Books
    Toronto, Ontario
    Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
    Landsdowne Brewery

  • Book Tour Event in Winnipeg
    McNally Robinson Booksellers
    Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Thursday, March 3, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.
    McNally Robinson

  • Reader and Panelist
    Talking Fresh 14: Duality
    University of Regina
    Regina, Saskatchewan
    Friday, March 4, and Saturday, March 5, 2016
    Talking Fresh Festival

  • Master Class Instructor
    via the Saskatchewan Writers Guild
    at The Ken Mitchell Library
    100 - 1150 8th Avenue
    Regina, Saskatchewan
    Sunday, March 6, 2016, day

  • Reading and Talk
    St. Peter's College
    Muenster, Saskatchewan
    Monday, March 7, 2016, evening

  • Book Tour Event in Saskatoon
    McNally Robinson Booksellers
    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
    Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.

  • Book Tour Event in Edmonton
    Audreys Bookshop
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.
    Facebook event page

  • Book Tour Event in Calgary
    Pages on Kensington
    Calgary, Alberta
    Friday, March 11, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.
    Facebook event page

  • Book Tour Event in Waterloo
    University of Waterloo
    (campus location to be annoucned; free and open to the public)
    Waterloo, Ontario
    Tuesday, March 15, 2016

  • Guest of Honor
    Lunacon 58
    Westchester Hilton
    Rye Brook, New York
    March 18-20, 2016

  • Book Tour Event in Seattle
    University Bookstore — Main Store
    (aka "U District" store)
    4326 University Way NE
    Seattle, Washington
    Wednesday, March 23, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.
    University Bookstore

  • Program Participant
    Norwescon 39
    SeaTac, Washington
    March 24-27, 2016

  • Book Tour Event in Prince George
    Books & Company
    Prince George, British Columbia
    Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.

  • Book Tour Event in Vancouver
    Cottage Bistro
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.
    Cottage Bistro

  • Book Tour Event in San Diego
    Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore
    San Diego, California
    Thursday, March 31, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.
    Mysterious Galaxy

  • Book Tour Event in Los Angeles
    Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, California
    Saturday, April 9, 2016
    LA Times Festival of Books

  • Book Tour Event in Ottawa
    (joint event with fellow SF author Sylvain Neuvel)
    Ottawa Writers Festival
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Monday, April 18, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.

  • The Walrus Magazine Talks The Future
    National Gallery of Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Thursday, April 21, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.
    Tickets are $12 for students, $20 for everyone else.
    Walrus Talks

  • Returning Guest of Honour
    Ad Astra
    Toronto, Ontario
    April 29-May 1, 2016
    Ad Astra

  • Keynote Speaker
    Creative Ink Festival
    Burnaby, British Columbia
    May 6-8, 2016
    Creative Ink Festival

  • Headliner
    Word on the Lake Writers' Festival
    Shuswap, British Columbia
    May 20-22, 2016
    Word on the Lake

  • Reading
    Wasaga Beach Public Library
    Wasaga Beach, Ontario
    Monday, June 20, 2016

  • Speaker
    Starmus Festival Tribute to Stephen Hawking
    Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    June 27-July 2, 2016
    Starmus Festival

  • Participant
    Saskatchewan Festival of Words
    Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
    July 14-17, 2016
    Festival of Words

  • Guest of Honour
    Avalon Expo 2
    St. John's, Newfoundland
    August 26-28, 2016
    Avalon Expo

  • Keynote Speaker
    Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Colorado Gold Conference
    Denver, Colorado
    September 11-13, 2016
    Gold Conference

  • Signing
    Word on the Street Toronto
    Toronto, Ontario
    Sunday, September 25, 2016, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Word on the Street Toronto

  • Guest of Honour
    VCON 41
    Vancouver, British Columbia
    September 30-October 2, 2016

More Good Reading

Booking Robert J. Sawyer as a speaker
Rob's stints as guest of honor
Rob's keynote addresses
Quotes from event organizers

Why authors attend science-fiction conventions
Rob's article from The Ottawa Citizen on science-fiction conventions
Science fiction convention panel suggestions

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