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Robert Sawyer

Robert J Sawyer

Robert J. Sawyer is a bestselling science-fiction author from Toronto, one of only eight writers to win all three of the world’s top sci-fi novel awards: the Hugo, Nebula, and John W. Campbell Memorial. His 24 novels include FlashForward, the basis for the ABC TV series; the Aurora Award-winning Quantum Night; and most recently, The Oppenheimer Alternative. A past president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Sawyer is a member of the Order of Canada.

Featured Book: The Oppenheimer Alternative



  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 12:30 p.m. – Why Everyone Should Read Science Fiction – Oscar Larson PAC, Founders Recital Hall, Brookings
  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 3:30 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 1:00 p.m. – The Oppenheimer Alternative: A Reading – Oscar Larson PAC, Classroom 105, Brookings
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 4:00 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140

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