Why We Published: Type, by Alicia Hendley

Alicia Hendley first made her publishing debut with A Subtle Thing in 2010. Alicia Hendley (right)with brother Nate Hendley (left)at Q Space launch of Type. In 2012 she presented Five Rivers with a YA novel based upon a society structured around the tenets of Jungian Myers-Briggs typology, gone horribly wrong. The concept was enough to pique my interest. What followed in Hendley’s first draft demonstrated a very strong narrative which only required minor revision and…

Why We Published: the Books of 2010

By 2010 Five Rivers was beginning to solicit the interest of a few more authors. Late in 2009 I was approached by Nate Hendley who had a shelf full of orphaned titles, and he wondered if I’d be interested in giving life to any of them. Nate Hendley (right) with his sister, Alicia Hendley (left)at Word on the Street, Toronto, 2010. I have to say right from the outset I was impressed with Nate Hendley….

Alicia Hendley’s Type gaining attention

Alicia Hendley’s forthcoming YA SF novel, Type, is destined, it would seem, for great things. This past summer Hendley wrote a screenplay based on Type, subsequently entered it in the Canada International Film Festival (CIFF), and was notified yesterday by CIFF officials she’s made the cut: “Your…screenplay has been chosen as an Official Selection of the 2013 Canada International Film Festival.” According to CIFF information, Hendley’s screenplay is only one of 23 films and screenplays chosen…

Alicia Hendley Screen Play Short-listed for Gotham Screen 2012

In Alicia Hendley’s usual humble fashion, she failed to mention her screenplay Snake Oil was recently short-listed for the Gotham Screen 2012 International Film Festival. Congratulations, Alicia. Although this year’s winner has already been announced, we at Five Rivers are very proud you made it that far. Well done. Alicia Hendley is the author of the very raw and insightful novel, A Subtle Thing. 

Two Glowing LibraryThing Reviews for A Subtle Thing

Found these two recent reviews on LibraryThing, for Alicia Hendley’s A Subtle Thing. This review was written for LibraryThing Early Reviewers. I enjoyed this book and would recommend it to other readers. I found the ending to be sad but perfect at the same time. I identified with Beth. I wonder how many other readers will do so as well. ( ) | flag swivelgal | Aug 27, 2012 | This review was written for…