Robert J. Sawyer has been described as Canada’s answer to Michael Crichton. Critically acclaimed in the US he is regarded as one of SF’s most signiifcant writers and his novels are regularly voted as fan’s favourites. He lives in Canada.
I’m the Publicity Manager for Gollancz. If you’ve seen the movie Bridget Jones’ Diary, you’ll know a book publicity job involves answering the phone every three hours and never having a single book on your desk. In reality, I answer the phone a lot and my desk and shelves are groaning in books. I also don’t look anything like Renée Zellweger. When I am at my desk I’m trying to rustle up press coverage for authors in print and online and, when I’m occasionally let out, I can be found escorting authors on bookshop tours and to conventions. Three things make me very happy: Cake, beer and Wonder Woman. You can also follow me on Twitter: @jon_weir