Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 33: Level Up!, May 24 - 27, 2019 Missoula, Montana

Manny Frishberg

MisCon 33 Panel Volunteer

Manny Frishberg was born in the shadow of New York City and has lived up and down the West Coast for more than 40 years. He spent the first half of his life learning to write stories and the second half learning what to write. He is spending the third half of his life getting it done.
His stories have been appearing in anthologies and magazines since 2010. Before that he held jobs shaping wood, sheet metal and words (not all at once).
He is a contract editor, for two small presses and independent authors. His first anthology, “Horseshoes, Hand Grenades and Magic” was published by Knotted Road Press in 2016. He and his partner have make their home near Seattle.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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  • panel Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Author Readings: Carre, Frishberg, Yellowstone
    Panelists: Brenda Carre, Manny Frishberg

    Join our authors as they read from their latest works! (25 minutes a piece)

  • Break Fri 4:50 - Sat 10:00
  • panel Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM, MisCon Workshop: Writing Through Improv, Ballroom B
    Panelists: Manny Frishberg

    Author Manny Frishberg learned most of the essential elements of writing fiction (in particular) by doing improvisational theater. Like all theater, improv is, at heart, storytelling. He'll take participants through a series of improvisational theater exercises illustration character development, scene setting, plot, etc.