Read Me A Nightmare

36 Peking Man & Interview with Robert J. Sawyer

June 16, 2023 Robert J. Sawyer Season 1 Episode 36
Read Me A Nightmare
36 Peking Man & Interview with Robert J. Sawyer
Show Notes

What is the secret behind the skull of the Peking man?
Plus, how does one become the most famous sci-fi writer in Canadian history?

Robert J. Sawyer is our guest today and he reads his award-winning story, "Peking Man."

Robert J. Sawyer is one of only eight writers — and the only Canadian — to win all three of the world's top Science Fiction awards for best novel of the year: the Hugo, the Nebula, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award. He’s also won more Aurora awards than anyone in history. 

He recently received the L. Ron Hubbard Lifetime Achievement award in April at the 39th Annual Writers of the Future Awards Gala. His varied career includes script writing and television series production, including ABC’s Flash Forward which aired in 2009-2010. 

You can find his latest print novel, The Oppenheimer Alternative, a science fiction reimagining of history, on Amazon:


The interview that follows the story is full of good advice for authors at any stage of their careers and some cautionary warnings about the advent of AI. 

Dim your lights, grab your nail file, and let's curl up for the award-winning horror-tinged tale, "Peking Man."