J.W. Schnarr to publish A Quiet Place with Five Rivers

J.W. Schnarr Here at Five Rivers we very much believe in supporting and showcasing the literary art form of the short story. Not easy to write, a short story requires intense focus and sharp development, which, if done well, will leave a reader wanting more. As a literary art form for the 21st century, the short story slides effortlessly into our tech-savvy and busy lifestyles, allowing readers an intense experience in a capsule of time…

Small World

About 18 months ago, I (Robert Runté) signed H. A. Hargreaves to reprint his classic 70’s SF collection, North by 2000 (the first SF collection ever marketed as “Canadian SF”.) I wanted the collection because I often give lectures on Canadian SF to English teachers, etc., and often use Hargreaves (especially his, “Dead to the World” story) as the exemplar of Canadian / US differences. In one of my more recent talks, someone had pointed…

Transcript of Twitterview with J.W. Schnarr

Available at Amazon & other online retailers On Friday, August 3 we hosted a Twitterview with author J.W. Schnarr, author of Things Falling Apart. A Twitterview is an interview that takes place on Twitter in 140 character or less bursts. Five Rivers’ Twitterviews always take place under the hashtag #5RTwitterview, and if you set your Twitter search for that hashtag, it’s easy to follow the discussion. What follows is a transcript of our Twitterview with…