RON is a science fiction writer, an editor and an I.T professional.
Ron presented at When Words Collide festival, Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, Con-version, VCON and at a number of Toastmasters International events.
RON S. FRIEDMAN’s, presented at When Words Collide festival, Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, Con-version, VCON and at a number of Toastmasters International events, and he moderated celebrities such as John Carpenter and Max Brooks.
Ron's is a Calgary Herald #1 bestseller author and a Best Short Fiction finalist in the 2016 Aurora Awards, Canada’s premier Science-Fiction and Fantasy awards. Ron’s short stories have appeared in Galaxy’s Edge, Daily Science Fiction, and in other magazines and anthologies. His book Typhoon Time was sold to WordFire press. Ron co-edited three anthologies and he received ten Honorable Mentions in Writers of the Future Contest.
Ron is on the board of directors of the Canadian Science-Fiction and Fantasy Association, When Words Collide festival, and he is an active SFCanada member and a SFWA associate.
Originally from Israel, Ron is living with his loving wife and two children in Calgary, Alberta. Ron is currently working on his second novel.
Awards and Memberships
– 2016 Aurora Awards – Best Short Fiction finalist.
– 2013 Aurora Awards – Fan Related category winner.
– Ten Honorable Mentions in Writers of the Future Contest.
– Toastmasters International member (Completed Advanced Communicator Gold)
– SF Canada member
– SFWA associate member
– IFWA member (A Canadian workshop group)
19 years of various positions in the Information Technology industry.
Successfully complied MIT On-Line course: Introduction to Aerospace Engineering: Astronautics and Human Spaceflight
An alumni of the 2017 Launchpad Astronomy workshop: Improving Science Literacy through Words and Media.