Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Archive for May, 2010

2010 Aurora Award winners

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

The winners of the 2010 Prix Aurora Awards were announced over Victoria Day weekend at a gala banquet in Winnipeg concluding Keycon, this year’s Canadian National Science Fiction Convention. Liana Kerzer was mistress of ceremonies. The winners are: Best Novel in English: Wake by Robert J. Sawyer (published by Penguin Canada) Meilleur Roman en Français […]

FlashForward canceled

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

FlashForward, the ABC TV series based on my novel of the same name, has been canceled. The final two episodes will air May 20 and May 27, 2010. At 22 episodes, FlashForward is now the longest-running science-fiction series ever based on a novel by a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America; […]

Watch Cross-Canada book tour begins!

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

All events are free and open to the public: Vancouver, British Columbia Vancouver Public Library Central Branch Alma VanDusen Room on the lower level 350 West Georgia Street In conjunction with (but not at) White Dwarf Books Wednesday, May 5, 2010, at 7:30 p.m. Calgary, Alberta Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Centre Hearth Room, 1320 – 5 […]

Wonder off to publishers!

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

This morning I submitted the manuscript for Wonder, the third volume of my WWW trilogy, and my 20th novel, to my three English-language editors: Ginjer Buchanan at Ace Science Fiction in New York Adrienne Kerr at Penguin Group (Canada) in Toronto Simon Spanton at Orion/Gollancz in London I spent six years working on this trilogy.  […]

Calgary event venue change

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

My book tour event in Calgary, Alberta, for Watch, has a new, bigger venue: Friday, May 7, 7:30 p.m., Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Centre, Hearth Room, 1320 – 5 Ave NW. The time and date are the same as before, but the place is different. The event is not at Pages at Kensington bookstore, but the […]