Curriculum Vitae

Robert Charles Wilson, born in 1953, has been a full-time professional writer since 1986. He has published 16 novels, numerous short stories, and several non-fiction pieces and book reviews. He lives in Concord, Ontario, with his wife Sharry, a professional proofreader and author.  His literary agent is Shawna McCarthy (The McCarthy Agency, LLC 7 Allen Street Rumson, NJ 07760 ).

 

Novels

 

A Hidden Place, Bantam, 1986 (reissued by Tor Books, 2005)

 

Memory Wire, Bantam, 1987

 

Gypsies, Bantam, 1989

 

The Divide, Bantam, 1990

 

A Bridge of Years, Bantam, 1991

 

The Harvest, Bantam, 1992

 

Mysterium, Bantam, 1994

 

Darwinia, Tor Books, 1998

Bios, Tor Books, 1999

The Chronoliths, Tor Books, 2001

Blind Lake, Tor Books, 2003

Spin, Tor Books, 2005

Axis, Tor Books, 2007

Julian Comstock: A Story of the 22nd Century, Tor Books, 2009

Vortex, Tor Books, 2011

Burning Paradise, Tor Books, 2013

The Affinities, Tor Books, 2015

​​Last Year, Tor Books, 2016

Short Story Collection

 

The Perseids and Other Stories, Tor Books, 2000

 

Chapbook

 

Julian: A Christmas Story, PS Publishing, England, 2006

 

As Editor

 

Tesseracts Ten: A Celebration of New Canadian Speculative Fiction, Edge Press, 2006 (with Edo van Belkom)

 

Nonfiction

 

Introduction to Identity Theft (Fitzhenry and Whiteside) by Robert J. Sawyer; book reviews published in the Globe and Mail and The Literary Review of Canada; “Human Contingency and Finding What You Want at the Bookstore” (an address to the Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy, June 2, 2005); “The Night Wind and the Morning Star,” in The War of the Worlds: Fresh Perspectives on the H.G. Wells Classic (BenBella Books, 2005)

 

Literary Honors and Awards

 

Three-time winner of the Aurora Award for Canadian imaginative fiction, for the novels Darwinia and Blind Lake and the short story “The Perseids” (collected in The Perseids and Other Stories)

 

Winner of the John W. Campbell Memorial Award (a juried award presented by the University of Kansas) for his novel The Chronoliths

 

Winner of the Philip K. Dick Award for the novel Mysterium

 

Winner of the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award (2007) for his short story “The Cartesian Theater”

 

Winner of the 2006 Hugo Award for his novel Spin

 

Winner of numerous foreign-language awards, including the Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire (France),  the Seiun Award (Japan), and the Kurd Lasswitz Prize (Germany).  Robert Charles Wilson's work has been shortlisted for many other honors including the Nebula Award, the World Fantasy Award, and the Sunburst Award for Canadian Literature of the Fantastic.  Several of his novels have appeared on the annual Notable Books list of the New York Times.