Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Archive for March, 2011

Canadian book tour for Wonder begins today!

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Saskatoon McNally Robinson Booksellers Prairie Ink Restaurant 3130 8th Street East (8th Street at Circle Drive) Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Thursday, March 31, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. McNally Saskatoon Regina Keynote Speech 6th Annual University of Regina Student Research Conference University of Regina Research and Innovation Centre (RIC) room 119 Regina, Saskatchewan Friday, April 1, 2011 at […]

Upcoming US releases

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Over the next 13 months, I have eight new U.S. editions of books by me coming out (all are Ace, except the MINDSCAN and HUMANS reissues, which are Tor): WATCH mass-market paperback: April 2011 WONDER hardcover: April 2011 THE TERMINAL EXPERIMENT mass-market paperback: September 2011 HUMANS mass-market paperback: October 2011 MINDSCAN trade paperback: December 2011 […]

Con-Version AGM

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Con-Version, the long-standing Calgary SF&F convention, has announced its Annual General Meeting — just four days in advance of it actually taking place. The meeting is this Monday, March 21, 2011, at the Sentry Box in Calgary from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A Facebook announcement is here. Robert J. Sawyer online:Website • Facebook • Twitter […]

The Walrus on the WWW trilogy

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

The Walrus is a very popular Canadian glossy newsstand magazine, rather similar to The Atlantic. The April 2011 issue has a 2,500-word essay built around my WWW trilogy of Wake, Watch, and Wonder. The essay/review is called “Intelligence Deficit: What will happen when computers become smarter than people?,” and is written by Alex Hutchinson. You […]

Canadian book tour for Wonder

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Here’s the current itinerary for the Canadian book tour for Wonder, third and final book in the WWW Trilogy (more events will be added when they are confirmed, and the up-to-date list will always be here). All events are free, except for the mega-three-author blowout in Calgary, which is in a fancy theatre; that one’s […]

Provocative questions about FlashForward

Friday, March 11th, 2011

The members of the Yahoo! Groups-based Classic Science Fiction Message Board discussed my novel FlashForward, which was the basis for the ABC TV series of the same name, as their February 2011 modern book-club title. The group discusses one classic (more than 30 years old) and one modern book each month. (The group is open […]

Spectacular Toronto Star ad for the WWW trilogy

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

On Sundays, The Toronto Star — the largest-circulation newspaper in Canada — contains a version of the New York Times Book Review. Last Sunday, March 6, 2011, the entire back cover was devoted to this terrific ad produced by Penguin Group (Canada) for my WWW trilogy of Wake, Watch, and Wonder. I’m absolutely thrilled! You […]

My Love Affair with Ebooks

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

That’s the title of my guest-blog posting at the official Kobo blog. You can read the whole thing there. Robert J. Sawyer online:Website • Facebook • Twitter • Newsgroup • Email

Toronto launch party for Wonder — you’re invited!

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

The Toronto book-launch party for Wonder, the concluding volume of the WWW trilogy, will be Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. at Dominion on Queen pub, 500 Queen Street East. The event is free and open to the public, and Bakka-Phoenix will be on hand to sell books. The gorgeous invitation Penguin Canada made […]