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Robert J. Sawyer

Robert J. Sawyer has won the best-novel Hugo Award (for Hominids), and has twelve other Hugo nominations to his credit. He’s also won the best-novel Nebula Award (for The Terminal Experiment), the John W. Campbell Memorial Award (for Mindscan), plus Canada’s Aurora (a record-setting fourteen times), Spain’s Premio UPC de Ciencia Ficción (a record-setting three times), Japan’s best-foreign-novel Seiun Award (three times), China’s Galaxy Award, the Hal Clement Memorial Award, Analog‘s AnLab, an Audie, and NESFA’s Skylark Award. In 2014, he was one of the initial nine inductees into the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame, and in 2016 he was named to the Order of Canada, the highest civilian honor bestowed by the Canadian government. His 23 novels include Starplex, Rollback, Wake, Red Planet Blues, and the #1 Locus bestsellers Calculating God, Triggers, and Quantum Night. The ABC TV series FlashForward was based on his novel of the same name, and Rob was one of the scriptwriters for that series. He lives in Toronto.