Events, Uncategorized

We’re participating in awesome events in Fall 2019!

There are so many great events where you'll be able to meet our authors, buy books, listen to readings, and more. Here's a list of upcoming amazing things, but please visit our Events page for details! Word on the Street: Harbourfront Centre, Toronto | Sunday September 22 10am – 5pm Multi-author book launch: The 3… Continue reading We’re participating in awesome events in Fall 2019!


Two of our books are Prix Aurora Award finalists!

The Sign of Faust, written by Éric Desmarais, and We Shall Be Monsters, edited by Derek Newman-Stille are on the Prix Aurora Award ballot for Best YA Novel and Best Related Work (respectively). Congratulations to you both! Here is the list of all nominees on the ballot! Only CSFFA members can cast votes for this award. The voting… Continue reading Two of our books are Prix Aurora Award finalists!

books, Events

Nothing Without Us Kickstarter is on from April 1-30, 2019!

Nothing Without Us is a collection of short fiction starring protagonists who identify as disabled, Deaf, neurodiverse, Spoonie, and/or who manage mental illness. Learn more about this amazing own-voice anthology and please consider supporting and sharing our Kickstarter! You can also listen to the interview we did on AMI-radio’s Live from Studio 5! We also discuss the anthology on on Rogers Daytime Ottawa! ID:… Continue reading Nothing Without Us Kickstarter is on from April 1-30, 2019!

Authors, People, Posts

Look at all these nominations!

Renaissance is so proud to announce that so many of our projects and authors have qualified for a Prix Aurora Award in 2018! The Prix Aurora Awards are public awards, which means if you see something on the list below you think deserves to win, you can go make yourself an account here and nominate… Continue reading Look at all these nominations!


Natalie Cousineau

Natalie has a long list of passions, but two of her favourites are writing and editing. She believes that stories inspire us, teach us, and make us better people—more than we could ever realize. A Professional Writing graduate and a published author, Natalie strives to make the world a better story at a time.


Massive 5th anniversary party,

It's been five years already since Renaissance was founded by a group of friends, and it hasn't just grown in that time - it's exploded. In that period of time, we  signed a total of 19 Canadian authors; built a team of 13 editors, designers, and artists; published twenty novels and three games; and are planning ten more releases, including one game… Continue reading Massive 5th anniversary party,