Robert J(ames) Sawyer (1960-)
Freelance writer, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1983—. Teaching assistant, Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, Toronto, 1982-83; consultant to business and governmental agencies on communications issues and public relations, Toronto, 1983-89; freelance radio documentary writer and narrator, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), 1984—; @discovery.ca, Discovery Channel, monthly columnist, 1997-98; Science FACTion, CBC, Toronto, weekly syndicated radio columnist, 2002—; editor, Robert J. Sawyer Books (an imprint of Red Deer Press), Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2004—. Writer-inresidence, "Wired Writers" program (electronic residence), 1991, Maclean's Online (electronic residence), 1997, Richmond Hill Public Libraries, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada, 2000, and Merrill Collection of Science Fiction, Toronto Public Library, Toronto, 2003. Frequently appears on television and radio programs, including Newsworld Day; narrated special Inventing the Future: 2000 Years of Discovery, Discovery Channel Canada, 2000. Frequently speaks at conferences, gives readings and lectures, leads workshops and writing classes, and judges writing contests.
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