Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Hey, Waterloo, Wake Up! :)

My new novel Wake is set in Waterloo, Ontario -- Canada's computing and high-tech capital -- and to celebrate that, I'm doing a reading and Q&A at The Waterloo Entertainment Centre on Thursday, May 21, at 7:30 p.m.

Admission is $10 (to defray facilities rental) or free if you buy a copy of Wake from Words Worth Books in Waterloo either in advance of the event or at the beginning of the event. It'll be a blast -- come on out! More info is here.

Pictured: the apartment building at 11 Austin Drive in Waterloo that Carolyn and I lived in back in the summer of 1980; ours was the basement unit to the right of the front door, behind the tree.
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At May 21, 2009 12:16 AM , Blogger .e. Jim Shannon said...

That little basement suite is probably worth $1000/month right now :-)

At May 21, 2009 8:53 AM , Blogger RobertJSawyer said...

You're probably right, Jim, although, in fairness, it is a two-bedroom apartment. Rent in 1980 was $256 a month.


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