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Posted on Jul 14, 2008 in Appearances | 6 comments

Yes, I’m going to Worldcon. But no, I will not be on any programming. Why? Because I’m an almost pathological procrastinator and never got around to signing up to be a participant. Amazing how that works. In any case, I will still be in attendance, slacking, bar-flying and dealers-room pillaging instead. Hope to see you...


Posted on Jul 13, 2008 in Appearances | 2 comments

I’ll be at Readercon this year, July 17-20. Here’s my schedule: Friday 11:00 AM, ME/ CT: Talk / Discussion (60 min.) Science Fiction as a Mirror for Reality. Robert J. Sawyer with discussion by Paolo Bacigalupi, Michael A. Burstein, Lancer Kind, Hildy Silverman, _et al_ Science fiction has always been a powerful vehicle for commenting on the here-and-now, letting us explore the burning issues of today in the guise of talking about tomorrow. Sawyer is currently under contract with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation to host and co-produce a pilot for a web-based new-media series based on this idea. He’ll talk about sf as a mirror of reality, discuss the...