Five Rivers at VCON

VCON is Vancouver, British Columbia’s premier science fiction, fantasy and games convention, since 1971. This year VCON is being held October 3-5 at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford hotel. Our own Senior Editor, Robert Runté , will be in attendance and involved in various functions. SATURDAY OCTOBER 4, 2014: 11:30 – 12:00 Robert Runté Reading 1:00pm – 2:00pm Five Rivers Publishing: Pitch Session with Robert Runté 4:00pm-6pm: Aurora Awards Ceremony 6:00- 7:00 pm: Live Action Slush with hosts: Randy McCharles (M),…

New intern at Five Rivers

This fall Five Rivers is pleased to welcome our new Social Media and Promotions Intern, Jill Cabrera. Jill Cabrera Born in the Philippines and currently studying at MacEwan University (Edmonton, Alberta) Cabrera has been part-time Administrator and Retail for the Students’ Association of MacEwan University, as well as Communications Support at MacEwan’s Students’ Association, and a Customer Advisor at Healthy Options Education. She says of herself, “I am writer by passion and an editor by…

Nate Hendley speaking at Walter Stewart Public Library

Wednesday, September 24, 2014, Five Rivers’ crime-writer Nate Hendley will be speaking at the Walter Stewart branch of the Toronto Public Library, as part of the East End Writers’ Group meeting. Nate Hendley He will be reading from his works, discuss the true-crime genre, and answer questions about his writing process. Nate Hendley is the author of Al Capone: Chicago’s King of Crime, Dutch Schultz: Brazen Beer Baron of New York, Steven Truscott: Decades of…

Another 5-star review for The Power Within

Michael Fletcher, author of the dystopic and dynamite SF novel, 88, recently read and reviewed Michell Plested’s second installment in the Mik Murdoch YA fantasy series, The Power Within. No slouch himself when it comes to crafting a gripping story, Fletcher had this to say: Michael Fletcher‘s review  Aug 03, 14 5 of 5 stars Read in August, 2014 I finished this a couple of days ago but needed to time to think about it….