Guest of Honour address by Robert Runte at When Words Collide

The good people at When Words Collide, a literary arts convention held annually in Calgary, Alberta, have put up several podcasts of various lectures and speeches from the 2016 gathering. Robert Runte, Five Rivers’ senior editor, was Guest of Honour last year. His address was insightful, funny, and ultimately inspiring. We thought you might enjoy taking 30 minutes from your day to listen.

Double book launch at When Words Collide

The poster pretty much says it all. But let’s recap: Five Rivers’ double book launch at When Words Collide, August 13, at Calgary Delta South, is open to the public; two of our best releases ever, by C.P. Hoff, and D.G. Valdron. One a madcap and endearing story that will have you laughing out loud. The other a dark journey into madness, and a battle between the profane and the sublime. Six copies of each title…

Senior Editor, Robert Runté chosen as Editor GoH

From the Desk of Senior Editor, Robert Runté: I am deeply honoured to have been chosen as the Editor Guest of Honour for the When Words Collide Festival (Calgary), August 12-14, 2016; which is also that year’s Canvention, the Canadian national SF&F convention at which the Aurora Awards are presented. Previous Editor GoHs at WWC have included Adrien Kerr (Editor of Commercial Fiction at Penguin Canada) and super literary agent, Sally Harding, so I feel…