Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Canadian science-fiction writer; author of 23 novels &. Member, Order of Canada.

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Robert J. Sawyer has been called “the dean of Canadian science fiction” by The Ottawa Citizen and “Canada’s answer to Michael Crichton” by The Toronto Star. An in-demand futurist, he has done consulting for Google, Health Canada, Lockheed Martin, NASA, the Canadian Space Agency, and many other organizations.

A member of both the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario, Rob is one of only eight writers in history to win all three of the world’s top awards for best science-fiction novel of the year: the Hugo (which he won in 2003 for Hominids), the Nebula (which he won in 1996 for The Terminal Experiment), and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award (which he won in 2006 for Mindscan).

The ABC TV series FlashForward was based on his novel of the same name. Rob’s 24th novel, The Oppenheimer Alternative (released June 2, 2020), explores the moral ramifications of The Manhattan Project.


Photo Credit: Bernard Clark


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