Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

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Eight backlist titles now available from Kobo

Monday, October 24th, 2016

KOBO USERS! Eight of my older titles are now available worldwide in new Kobo editions, each with a Kobo-exclusive bonus short story: all three volumes of the Quintaglio Ascension trilogy (starting with Far-Seer), plus Aurora Award winner Golden Fleece, Seiun Award winner End of an Era, and Hugo Award finalists Starplex, Frameshift, and Factoring Humanity. […]

35th anniversary of my first sale

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Thirty-five years ago today, on January 18, 1980, I made my first professional sale: a science-fiction story about a starship called Starplex, with a crew that included reptilian aliens called Quintaglios, to the Strasenburgh Planetarium in Rochester, New York, which dramatized the story as part their summer 1980 starshow “Futurescapes.” Read the history of that […]

Starplex ebook available for one month only

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

The first ebook bundle has gone on sale! The basic bundle includes my Hugo and Nebula Award-nominated Starplex, available for the first time ever as an ebook. Also included are five other books by major, award-winning writers. The bundle is on sale for one month only, until the end of November. Until then you […]

New edition of Starplex is gorgeous

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Received my author’s copies today of the new Red Deer Press edition of Starplex, my 1996 novel that was nominated for the Hugo and the Nebula and won the Aurora Award. I gotta say this is one gorgeous-looking trade paperback! W00t! It’ll be in stores across Canada shortly, and out in the US in October […]

New edition of Starplex coming in March 2010

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Red Deer Press (a Fitzhenry & Whiteside Company) is re-issuing my 1996 novel Starplex in trade paperback in March 2010. Starplex won the Aurora Award, and was the only novel of its year to be nominated for both the Hugo and the Nebula. The cover for the new edition is shown above. More about Starplex […]

Starplex now available from

Sunday, November 8th, 2009’s unabridged reading of my 1996 novel Starplex is now available. The narrator is Mark Boyett, and the audiobook also includes an exclusive introduction read by me. The catalog page for Starplex is pretty bare-bones, so I’ll mention a few things they fail to: Starplex was the only novel of its year to be […]

Starplex coming in March 2010

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

I’m delighted to announce that Red Deer Press, a division of Canadian publisher Fitzhenry & Whiteside, will be reissuing my 1996 novel Starplex in March 2010 (next spring) in trade paperback (with an unabridged audiobook available from Starplex by Robert J. Sawyer The only novel of its year to be nominated for both the […] and Starplex

Monday, March 30th, 2009

W00t! I’m thrilled to announce that has just bought audiobook rights to my novel Starplex — without doubt, the hardest hard-SF novel I’ve ever written. Starplex was the only novel in its year to be nominated for both the Hugo and the Nebula, and it won Canada’s Aurora Award and CompuServe’s Homer Award, and […]