Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

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20 Years an Ifwit

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Twenty years ago this week, my life changed in a big way. I did my first-ever stint teaching science-fiction writing. Hayden Trenholm, who lived in Calgary then, had been charged with finding a leader for the first-ever workshop run by a professional writer for Calgary’s Imaginative Fiction Writers’ Association (IFWA), and since I’d won the […]

Randy McCharles the Writer

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

Forget all that talk about Randy McCharles the great convention organizer. I’m totally thrilled to announce that Randy McCharles the great writer has just sold reprint rights to his novella “Ringing the Changes in Okotoks, Alberta” from Tesseracts 12 to David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer for the 2009 edition of their anthology Year’s Best […]

Randy McCharles for the Aurora

Friday, January 9th, 2009

This is the second in a series of blog posts in which I’m going to discuss people and things that I think merit consideration for this year’s Hugo and Aurora Awards; both sets of awards will be given at the Montreal Worldcon this year. The Aurora Awards are often called “the Canadian Hugos,” but that’s […]

Randy McCharles: Fan GoH

Friday, October 6th, 2006

In Vancouver today, the science-fiction convention VCon 31 begins. Fan Guest of Honour is my great friend Randy McCharles. I wrote the tribute to him for the convention’s program book (and will also be conducting the Guest of Honour interview with him on Saturday afternoon). Here’s the tribute: === These days, the only ethnic jokes […]