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Robert J. Sawyer's Short-Fiction Bibliography
Note: if you're actually looking for magazine appearances, as opposed to just short stories, my novel The Terminal Experiment was serialized in four parts in Analog Science Fiction and Fact under the title Hobson's Choice, from the Mid-December 1994 to March 1995 issues; my novel Starplex was serialized in Analog's July through October 1996 issues; my novel Hominids was serialized in Analog's January through April 2002 issues; my novel Rollback was serialized in Analog's October, November, and December 2006, and January-February 2007 issues; my novel Wake was serialized in Analog's November 2008, December 2008, January-February 2009, and March 2009 issues; and my novel Triggers was serialized in Analog's January-February, March, April, and May 2012 issues.
Short Stories by Robert J. Sawyer:
"Biding Time," in Slipstreams, edited by Martin H. Greenberg and John Helfers, DAW, New York, May 2006.
"Flashes," in FutureShocks, edited by Lou Anders, Roc, New York, January 2006.
"Identity Theft," in Down These Dark Spaceways, edited by Mike Resnick, Science Fiction Book Club, New York, April 2005.
"The Eagle Has Landed," in I, Alien, edited by Mike Resnick, DAW, New York, April 2005.
"The Right's Tough," in Visions of Liberty, edited by Mark Tier and Martin H. Greenberg, DAW, New York, July 2004.
"Mikeys," in Space Stations, edited by Martin H. Greenberg and John Helfers, DAW, New York, March 2004.
"Kata Bindu," in Microcosms, edited by Gregory Benford, DAW, New York, January 2004.
"Relativity," in Men Writing Science Fiction as Women, edited by Mike Resnick, DAW, New York, November 2003.
"The Stanley Cup Caper," in The Toronto Star, Sunday, August 24, 2003.
"Immortality," in Janis Ian's Stars, edited by Janis Ian and Mike Resnick, DAW, New York, August 2003.
"Come All Ye Faithful," in Space Inc., edited by Julie E. Czerneda, DAW, New York, July 2003.
"On the Surface," in Future Wars, edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Larry Segriff, DAW, New York, April 2003.
"Shed Skin," in The Bakka Anthology: Original Science Fiction, edited by Kristen Pederson Chew, The Bakka Collection, Toronto, December 2002.
"Ineluctable," in Analog, November 2002 issue.
"Driving a Bargain," in Be VERY Afraid!, edited by Edo van Belkom, Tundra Books, Toronto, 2002.
"Black Reflection," in In the Shadow of the Wall: Vietnam Stories that Might have Been, edited by Byron R. Tetrick, Cumberland House, Nashville, 2000.
"Fallen Angel," in Lisa Snellings' Strange Attraction: Turns of the Midnight Carnival Wheel, edited by Edward E. Kramer, Shadowlands Press, Centreville, VA, 2000.
"Wiping Out," in Guardsmen of Tomorrow, edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Larry Segriff, DAW, New York, November 2000.
"Iterations," in Transversions: An Anthology of New Fantastic Literature, edited by Marcel Gagné and Sally Tomasevic, Paper Orchid Press, Toronto, November 2000.
"Star Light, Star Bright," in Far Frontiers, edited by Martin H. Greenberg and Larry Segriff, DAW, New York, September 2000.
"Last But Not Least," in Be Afraid!: Tales of Horror, edited by Edo van Belkom, Tundra Books, Toronto, September 2000.
"The Abdication of Pope Mary III," in Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science, July 6, 2000.
"The Shoulders of Giants," the lead story in Star Colonies, edited Martin H. Greenberg and John Helfers, DAW, New York, June 2000.
"Mars Reacts!," in The Globe and Mail: Canada's National Newspaper, Toronto, Saturday, December 11, 1999 (a 1,400-word SF story commissioned to explain what really happened to the Mars Polar Lander).
Reprinted as "The Blue Planet" in:
"Stream of Consciousness," in No Limits: Developing Scientific Literacy Using Science Fiction, edited by Julie Czerneda, Trifolium, Toronto, 1999.
"Gator," the lead story in Urban Nightmares, edited by Josepha Sherman and Keith R.A. Decandido, Baen, New York, November 1997.
"The Hand You're Dealt," in Free Space, edited by Brad Linaweaver and Edward E. Kramer, Tor, New York, July 1997.
"Forever," in Return of the Dinosaurs, edited by Mike Resnick and Martin H. Greenberg, DAW, New York, May 1997.
"Peking Man," the lead story in Dark Destiny III: Children of Dracula, edited by Edward E. Kramer, White Wolf, Atlanta, October 1996.
"Above It All," in Dante's Disciples edited by Peter Crowther and Edward E. Kramer, White Wolf, Atlanta, February 1996.
"Lost in the Mail," in the Canadian SF magazine TransVersions, Volume 1, Number 3, October 1995 (this issue also includes a profile entitled "Rob Sawyer: Not Just a Dinosaur Guy" by Mici Gold).
"You See But You Do Not Observe," in Sherlock Holmes in Orbit, edited by Mike Resnick and Martin H. Greenberg, DAW Books, New York, February 1995.
"Just Like Old Times," the lead story in Dinosaur Fantastic, edited by Mike Resnick and Martin H. Greenberg, DAW Books, New York, July 1993. Also published in On Spec: The Canadian Magazine of Speculative Writing, Summer 1993.
"Where the Heart Is," in Ark of Ice: Canadian Futurefiction, edited by Lesley Choyce, Pottersfield Press, Nova Scotia, 1992. Other contributors include major Canadian-literature authors Margaret Atwood, Katherine Govier, Timothy Findley, and W. P. Kinsella.
"The Good Doctor," in Amazing Stories, January 1989.
"Golden Fleece," in Amazing Stories, story and accompanying essay, September 1988 (14,000 word novelette, later expanded into my first novel, Golden Fleece).
"Uphill Climb," in Amazing Stories, March 1987.
"The Contest," in 100 Great Fantasy Short Short Stories, edited by Isaac Asimov, Terry Carr, and Martin Harry Greenberg, Doubleday hardcover, 1984; Avon paperback, August 1985.
"Ours to Discover," in Leisure Ways, November 1982 (the magazine of the Ontario division of the Canadian Automobile Association one of a trio of "Future Ontario" stories selected by John Robert Colombo; the other two stories were by Terence M. Green and Andrew Weiner).
"Caught in the Web," in White Wall Review 1982, edited by Denise Coney, Jennifer Harwood, J. Craig Sandy and Robert J. Sawyer, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Toronto, 1982.
"If I'm Here, Imagine Where They Sent My Luggage," in The Village Voice: The Weekly Newspaper of New York, 14 January 1981.
"Motive," produced as one-third of the dramatic-trilogy starshow Futurescapes, Strasenburgh Planetarium, Rochester, New York, Summer 1980 (192 performances).
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