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Feature Interview: Wes Prewer

Wes Prewer joined Iceberg Publishing’s author list in July of 2006, becoming the first writer outside the Tam family to do so. In summer 2007, his second novel, The Campaign Equation: Pathfinders, will be released, marking the conclusion of his highly successful foray into the Equations universe. His next fiction project, The Seas of Sand […]

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Iceberg Plans Seven Titles For 2007

Iceberg Publishing celebrated a banner year in 2006,  with the release of six new titles, the addition of author Wesley Prewer to the Iceberg writing team, and the release of a new pocket paperback edition of its first title, Standing Tall: A Daughter’s Gift. Coming into 2007 — Iceberg’s fifth year of operations — the […]

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Iceberg Introduces Author John Fioravanti

Iceberg Publishing is proud to introduce its newest author, John Fioravanti, whose first book, A Personal Journey to the Heart of Teaching, will be released in Iceberg’s non-fiction line in spring 2007. “It’s a big thrill for us to welcome John to the Iceberg team of writers,” Kenneth Tam commented. “John brings a great deal […]

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Packed House for Defense Command Launch

The third and fourth Defense Command novels, The Hawke Mission and The Independent Squadron, were launched to a full audience in Wilfrid Laurier University’s Golden Hawk Lounge on Friday. During the event, which was held in partnership with the Laurier Science Fiction and Fantasy Club (Skiffy), and hosted by Laurier Athletics, Tam read from the […]

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Book Launch Highlights Sci-Fi’s Broad Appeal

Local sci-fi author and Wilfrid Laurier University master’s student Kenneth Tam is releasing the next two books in his Defense Command series on Friday, November 10, 2006 at 7 pm. The event is being organized by the Laurier Science Fiction and Fantasy Club (SKIFFY) and hosted by Laurier Athletics in the Athletic Complex Golden Hawk […]

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New Defense Command Novels Coming Soon

The third and fourth books in Kenneth Tam’s popular Defense Command series will be released in little more than a month. The Hawke Mission and The Independent Squadron continue the adventures of rogue Commodore Ken Barron and intrepid Captain Karen McMaster, as well as new characters and conflicts that add deeper dimensions to the Martian […]

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Toronto Trek 20 Launches Four Iceberg Sci-Fi titles

The weekend of July 7-9th, 2006, proved a landmark one for Iceberg Science Fiction. With author Kenneth Tam celebrating his 22nd birthday on July 9, Iceberg launched four new science fiction titles, set in two different universes, all at the 20th annual edition of Toronto Trek, Canada’s largest science fiction event. “This is my third […]

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Special Preview: Iceberg 2006 Sci-Fi

Iceberg Publishing will launch the first two books of its new Defense Command series in May 2006. Kenneth Tam’s The Rogue Commodore and The Almost Coup introduce readers to a brand new vision of the future, beginning in the year 2231. While a growing Earth Empire expands out into the solar system, its former colony […]

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Looking Back at 2005, and Forward to 2006

The 2005 year was an exciting one for Iceberg Publishing. Though only one new title, The Earther Equation, was added to our book list, the year marked our move to the new, highly successful pocket paperback format, and the first book tours in Alberta and Newfoundland. Pocket paperback editions of The Human Equation, The Alien […]

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Kenneth Tam Guest Author for Second Year

What would happen if animals, instead of humans, were in charge? That question, asked by one grade nine student of another on the way home from school in 1998, sparked some interesting philosophical conversations. It was also the genesis of the Equations novels, a science fiction series by Kenneth Tam that will see the fourth […]

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Equations Author Returns to Inspiring School

Kenneth Tam returned to his old junior high school, Father Leonard Van Tighem, last week, and spoke to close to 200 students about writing and his time there. Tam, who spent much of May traveling from Newfoundland to Alberta to promote his Equations novels, says he greatly enjoyed the visit to Lethbridge, Alberta. “It was […]

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Newfoundland Launch Brings Young Author Home

Kenneth Tam was happy to return to his native Newfoundland last week, but his trip to the Atlantic province wasn’t simply a vacation. Tam was in St. John’s to launch the pocket paperback editions of his Equations Novels on Thursday, May 5, at the Johnson GEO CENTRE, and to introduce his hometown to the writing […]

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Kenneth Tam to Visit St. John’s for Events

Twenty-year-old Kenneth Tam will visit St. John’s next week for the launch of the mass-market paperback editions of his first three Equations novels. The launch, which is open to the public, will be held at the Johnson GEO CENTRE starting at 7:30 pm on Thursday, May 5. While in the province, Tam, who currently lives […]

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Summer Marked by Successful Events

After a hectic summer of events, including Toronto Trek (Canada’s largest Science Fiction convention) and visits to a number of southwestern Ontario Chapters stores with The Alien Equation, Kenneth Tam is preparing for the start of his third year at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo next week. “It’s been an interesting few months,” Tam says. […]

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Tam to Appear as Guest Author at Toronto Trek

Attendance at Canada’s largest science fiction convention as an author guest, and book events at five Chapters stores will mark the release of Waterloo author Kenneth Tam’s second novel, The Alien Equation, in July. Nineteen-year-old Tam, who released his first novel, The Human Equation, this past October at a book launch at his former high […]

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Southwestern Ontario Tour Wraps Up

Kenneth Tam’s tour of Chapters stores in Southwestern Ontario wrapped up on Saturday with a successful visit to Chapters South London. Following the same pattern as the visits to Ancaster and Guelph earlier in May, yesterday’s event met with interest from both young adult and adult readers, and drew discussions of subjects ranging from Science […]

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Chapters Kitchener Hosts The Human Equation

Kenneth Tam kicked off his May tour of southwestern Ontario Chapters stores on Friday evening with an event in Kitchener. Signing copies and talking with interested customers about both the story of The Human Equation and his writing methods, Kenneth mirrored the success of his event last Februrary with Chapters Waterloo. The Human Equation, the […]

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Kenneth Tam To Visit Chapters Stores in May

Following a successful book event with Chapters Waterloo last February, Kenneth Tam has been scheduled to appear at four Chapters stores around southern Ontario this May. The dates for his visits are as follows: Chapters Kitchener on May 7, Chapters Guelph on May 15, Chapters Ancaster on May 16, and Chapters South London on May […]

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Characters Come Alive at Human Equation Launch

The general rule when it comes to readings at book launches is that they should last no more than 10-15 minutes. But when the person doing the reading is a gifted 19-year-old who transports his audience from their plastic chairs in a high school library to a boardroom on a space fleet’s flagship, that rule […]

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Local University Student Follows Writing Dream

Nineteen-year-old Kenneth Tam, a second-year, full-time Honors History student at Wilfrid Laurier University, is going back to high school. But this time he won’t be attending classes; instead Tam will be launching his first science fiction novel, The Human Equation, in the the school library. Penned before he finished grade 10, the novel is the […]

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