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. 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.