Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Archive for November, 2011

Watch wins Aurora Award!

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

Robert J. Sawyer‘s novel Watch, the second volume of his WWW Trilogy, won the Aurora Award today — Canada’s top honour in science fiction and fantasy — for Best Novel of the Year. The award was presented at the 31st annual Canadian National Science Fiction Convention, SFContario 2, in Toronto. The vote ranking: 1st: Watch […]

Sawyer transhumanism lecture Monday night

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Free transhumanism lecture! Free snacks! Plus you get to be part of the studio audience for TVOntario’s Big Ideas series: it’s all happening this Monday night, November 21, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. at The Gardiner Museum in Toronto, 111 Queen’s Park (just across the screet from the ROM). Sponsor: The Literary Review of Canada, co-producing […]

Wonder named “booksellers’ pick of the year” in adult SF&F by Quill & Quire

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Quill & Quire, the Canadian publishing trade journal, has posted its Booksellers’ Picks of the Year: Science Fiction and Fantasy. The adult choice is Wonder by Robert J. Sawyer; the young-adult choice is Once Every Never by Lesley Livingston. You can read the article here. Robert J. Sawyer online:Website • Facebook • Twitter • Newsgroup […]

Triggers serialization begins in Analog

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

The January-February 2012 double issue of Analog Science Fiction and Fact is on sale now — in print and electronic formats. It contains part one of the four-part complete serialization of my 21st novel, Triggers. The serial will continue in the March, April, and May 2012 issues. Analog (formerly Astounding Stories) is the oldest English-language […]

November 18-20 in Toronto: the Canadian National Science Fiction Convention

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

If you’re in or near Toronto and have never been to a science-fiction convention, give this one a try: SFContario 2, Friday evening, November 18, through late Saturday afternoon, November 20. First, it’s got great guests: Aurora Award-winning Canadian hard-SF writer and foresight specialist Karl Schroeder, Hugo and Campbell Award-winning SF writer John Scalzi, and […]

WWW: Wonder nominated for Goodread’s Choice Award

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

My twentieth novel, Wonder, is one of fifteen nominees for the Best Science Fiction Book of the Year in the Goodreads Choice Awards. You can see the full list of nominees here. Robert J. Sawyer online:Website • Facebook • Twitter • Newsgroup • Email