Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Archive for the 'Identity Theft' Category


Friday, May 1st, 2015

Twenty years ago today, my novel The Terminal Experiment — which went on to win the Nebula Award for Best Novel of the Year, was a finalist for the Hugo Award and Japan’s Seiun Award, and won Canada’s Aurora Award — was published by HarperPrism (following full-text serialization in Analog). The novel is still in […]

"Identity Theft" novella available as audibook

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

“Identity Theft” — my Hugo and Nebula Award-nominated / UPC Award-winning hard-boiled detective novella set on Mars — is now available as downloadable audiobook from the good folks at — with physical media coming soon, too. Publisher is Blackstone Audio, and narrator is Anthony Heald (pictured). “Identity Theft” is about 25,000 words long, or […]

Full text of "Identity Theft" novella online

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

My short-story collection Identity Theft and Other Stories from Red Deer Press is currently one of five finalists for the Aurora Award for Best Long Form Work in English. In honour of that, I’m pleased to offer the Hugo and Nebula Award-nominated title novella, “Identity Theft,” for free during the remainder of the voting period. […]

Identity Theft and Other Stories contents

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

In honour of its nomination for the 2009 Aurora Award — Canada’s top SF award — I’m going to post some excerpts from the my collection Identity Theft and Other Stories over the next little while, starting with this list of the contents: Introduction by Robert Charles Wilson. Individual story introductions by Robert J. Sawyer. “Identity […]

Aurora Award nominees announced

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

The nominees for the 2009 Aurora Awards were announced this morning. My short-story collection Identity Theft and Other Stories is one of five finalists for the Best Long Form Work in English Award this year. In the Long Form category, very unusually, three of the five nominees are short-story collections. Also, three of the five […]

The "Identity Theft" novella

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

So, I’ve been emailing a bit this week with the producers who have motion picture rights to my novella “Identity Theft” under option, and that’s moved me to actually go back and read the story, something I haven’t done for four years now, since before it was first published. I’m pleased to see it holds […]

Identity Theft producers have new SF film

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Snoot Entertainment in L.A. — the company that has my hard-boiled SF novella “Identity Theft” under option — has a 3D CGI SF film called Battle for Terra coming up, and the trailer just hit Moviefone today. Check it out! (Identity Theft will be live action; proudcer Jessica Wu reports that they’re working on concept […]