Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Archive for August, 2010

Discovery News on Rollback and SETI

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

A very nice article about the treatment of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence in my novels including Rollback and Factoring Humanity is online at Discovery News here. Robert J. Sawyer online:Website • Facebook • Twitter • Newsgroup • Email

In San Diego 1-3 October

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

I’ll be Guest of Honor at Conjecture in San Diego from 1-3 October 2010. Come on out and see me! Conjecture is bing put on by the same group that’s hosting the 2011 World Fantasy Convention — so you know it’s going to be a good con! All the details are here. Robert J. Sawyer […]

Philosophy Now interview

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Nick DiChario interviews Robert J. Sawyer in the August-September 2010 issue of Philosophy Now, a glossy newsstand magazine out of the UK. The interview is online here. Robert J. Sawyer online:Website • Facebook • Twitter • Newsgroup • Email

Lightspeed interview

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Over at Lightspeed magazine, Andrea Kail — herself a very fine SF writer — interviews me about the WWW trilogy, FlashForward, and my new project; it’s a nice, meaty piece. Check it out. Robert J. Sawyer online:Website • Facebook • Twitter • Newsgroup • Email

Missed it by *that* much!

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

The mass-market paperback of my novel WWW: Wake is currently #2 on the bestsellers’ list published in Locus, the US trade journal of the science-fiction field — and I just missed getting the #1 spot. A note accompanying the list says: “The Lost Fleet: Victorious by Jack Campbell just nudged ahead of WWW: Wake by […]

In honor of the overturning of Proposition 8

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

In honor of a California judge overturning Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriages, I present the following scene from WWW:Watch, the second volume in my WWW trilogy (published by Ace in the US, Penguin in Canada, and Gollancz in the UK). Shoshana Glick is a 27-year-old primatology grad student in San Diego. She works with […]