Thursday, March 19, 2009

Robert J. Sawyer’s collection Identity Theft and Other Stories nominated for 2009 Aurora Award

Congratulations to Canadian SF author Robert J. Sawyer, whose collection Identity Theft and Other Stories (2008) has been nominated for the 2009 Aurora Award –- Canada’s top SF award –- for Best Long-Form Work in English. Three stories in this collection are set on Mars and one is set on Deimos:

• "Identity Theft"(2005), a hard-boiled detective story set on Mars.

• "Come All Ye Faithful" (2003), a story about the only priest on Mars.

• "Mikeys" (2004), a story about astronauts finding the remains of an alien observatory on Deimos.

• "Biding Time" (2006), the companion story to “Identity Theft".

Robert J. Sawyer will be publishing some excerpts from Identity Theft and Other Stories over the next few weeks.

The Aurora Awards will be announced at Anticipation, the 67th World Science Fiction Convention, to be held in Montreal in August 2009.

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