Susan Forest new Secretary for Science Fiction Writers of America

It would appear Five Rivers’ author, Susan Forest, is staging a Canadian invasion of the Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA). Last week she announced she had been elected Secretary, and will be taking over from outgoing Secretary, Ann Leckie. Susan Forest reading at the World Fantasy Convention 2012 SFWA is a professional organization for authors of science fiction, fantasy and related genres. Esteemed past and present members include Isaac Asimov, Anne McCaffrey, Ray Bradbury, and…

Duo Book Launch for Type and 88

Join authors Michael R. Fletcher and Alicia Hendley, along with some of Five Rivers Publishing’s crew for the duo-launch of 88, by Michael R. Fletcher, and Type, by Alicia Hendley. Fun, food, beverages, readings, signings, and yes — even purchasing your very own copy of either or both of these fabulous novels. The event is being hosted by the good folks at Q Space, 382 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, June 22, 2013, 2:00 p.m. to…

Sharing launch of ‘Shakespeare for Readers’ Theatre’, by John Poulsen

Thought we’d share a photo gallery from the launch party of John Poulsen’s Shakespeare for Readers’ Theatre: Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, and Midsummer Night’s Dream, which took place at the Round St. Cafe in Lethbridge, Alberta. early guest arrive at Round St. Cafe John Poulsen (far right) coaching the evening’s readers kibitzing with readers the books on display John Poulsen (seat left), Dr. Robert Runte (standing left) the readers rehearsing John Poulsen catching sustenance during…

Congratulations to Alicia Hendley

Alicia Hendley with brother and author Nate Hendleyat 2010 Toronto Word on the Street Huge congratulations to Five Rivers’ author, Alicia Hendley, for being short-listed in this year’s Canadian International Film Festival’s Write Brothers Screenplay Competition. Hendley’s screenplay adaptation of her newly released YA SF novel, Type, was one of 15 screenplays to be named in this year’s competition. The novel is now on sale through all major online booksellers, as well as directly from…