Canadian legend of science fiction at Fishcreek Library

by A.L Hargreaves Staff members at the Fish Creek Library in Calgary recently enjoyed an impromptu visit by noted author H.A. Hargreaves, who was inducted into the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association Hall of Fame in 2015, with fellow honourees Dave Duncan and Michael Coney, for outstanding achievements of Canadians that have contributed to the stature of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Staff members Jordan Blasetti and his colleagues expressed delight at the surprise visit,…

CSFFA Hall of Fame Plaque Presented to H. A. Hargreaves

Cliff Samuels, CSFFA Awards Co-ordinator (left), Hank Hargreaves (Center), Robert Runté, Hall of Fame Committee Member, 2015 (right)The Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association’s Hall of Fame acknowledges outstanding achievements that contribute to the stature of Canadian science fiction / fantasy. Inductees names are inscribed on a two-sided trophy. The two back-to-back faces are in the spirit of Janus, Roman God of doorways, of decisions and of beginnings and endings. They look forward to the…

LibraryThing reviewer gives 5 stars to Growing Up Bronx

A glowing review for H.A. Hargreaves short story collection, Growing Up Bronx, on LibraryThing. Available at Amazon Deceptively simple writing weaves the reader in to stories of the author’s early years in the Bronx. Characters are drawn with clean, deft stokes that bring a remarkable cast to life as richly full, complex, almost heart-breakingly real people, just as their influence mapped out the makings of the author. Hargreaves’ encompassing settings and spare, clear language transport…

Interview with H.A. Hargreaves

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing H.A. Hargreaves, author of North by 2000+ and Growing Up Bronx. Despite his love of real paper and the sound of a pen scratching, of sending and receiving mail through the postal system, he was kind enough to venture into the perilous waters of rapid communication and answer the questions I put to him. I think you will find a fascinating mind revealed here, one worth attending and…

Growing Up Bronx receives 5-star review

Five Rivers’ autobiographical collection of short stories by H.A. Hargreaves, Growing Up Bronx, has received the following 5-star review on Goodreads. ‘Deceptively simple writing weaves the reader in to stories of the author’s early years in the Bronx. Characters are drawn with clean, deft stokes that bring a remarkable cast to life as richly full, complex, almost heart-breakingly real people, just as their influences mapped out the makings of the author. Hargreaves’ encompassing settings and…