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…

Robert Runté talks about When Words Collide schedule

As mentioned previously, I am one of the Guests of Honour at When Words Collide Festival this year. In contrast to my limited participation at Limestone Genre Convention in Kingston, I’m pretty booked at WWC, so thought I’d post my schedule in case any of the topics are of interest, and also to show typical workday of a GoH at writers’ conventions. Note that the Friday AM Masterclass is a – hour workshop that requires…