About Ron

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RON S. FRIEDMAN is an award-winning science fiction author from Calgary. His novel, TYPHOON TIME, is an Amazon.ca #1 Best Seller in Time-Travel and his collection, ESCAPE VELOCITY, is Calgary Herald #1 Best Seller.

Ron is 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, Neo-Opsis, Polar Borealis, Enigma Front 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 a Quora most viewed author in Astronomy and Planetary Science, with over 1,700,000 views.

As a speaker, Ron presented and sat on panels at Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, Florida SuperCon, Salt Lake Comic Con, When Words Collide, Con-version, Calgary Military Museum – Future Wars and Vancouver’s VCON.

In his day job, Ron is a senior Information Technologies analyst who had served during the Gulf War as an NCO in the Israeli Air-Force Intelligence. He is an alumni of the Launchpad Astronomy workshop: Improving Science Literacy through Words and Media. His Quora blog had been nominated for the 2018 Aurora Awards, Best Fan Publication, after Ron become a Quora most viewed author in Astronomy and Planetary Science who has attracted over 1,700,000 views.

Winner of the Aurora Awards – Fan Related Other category, Ron is on the board of directors of  When Words Collide festival, a former board member of the Canadian Science-Fiction and Fantasy Association, a member of SFWA, SFCanada and IFWA.

Originally from Israel, Ron is living with his loving wife and two children in Calgary, Alberta. Ron is currently working on his second novel.

raanans@hotmail.com

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