Éric graduated in 2006 with a BA in Communications and no idea what to do with his life. He decided to narrow his job search to anywhere that would hire him. He luckily found a great position in the federal government as a desktop publisher, which is a cross between a layout artist and a… Continue reading Éric Desmarais
Nate is one of the founders of Renaissance. He has studied creative writing, art and design, graphic novels, and graphic design. He is the main designer for Renaissance's books and games, Renaissance's main project manager, and Renaissance's accountant and event manager. Nate is also known as the author Caroline Fréchette, and has written 6 books… Continue reading Nathan Caro Fréchette
John was born and raised in Montreal before moving to Calgary where he lived for twelve wonderful years. Now home is the nation’s capital but he still misses seeing those Rockies in distance. John has been writing for most of his life but only became serious about being published in the last six years or… Continue reading John Haas
Kaitlin Caul has three great loves in life; writing, drawing, and dragons. She is also a gigantic geek and grew up on a healthy diet of Star Trek: Voyager, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Dragonlance. As such, she has developed a fascination with awesome stories, quippy characters, and things that go bump in the night.… Continue reading Author Kaitlin Caul
Our very generous author Evan May will once again this year be donating the royalties from sales of his book, from now until March 3rd 2017, to the Canadian Council for Refugees. Please consider purchasing one of his books today!
Sue Taylor-Davidson lives in Ottawa. Her life has been full and happy, with a wonderful husband and 3 great step-children, a large extended family, commitment to Aboriginal issues, research jobs, library work, babies, animals (specifically cats), editing, NGOs dedicated to education and library development, lots of gardening, knitting, Shakespeare research, reading, art and writing. She… Continue reading Sue Taylor-Davidson
Born in 1983 and raised in various countries around the globe, S.M. Carrière has always felt drawn to epic tales of heroes and villains. An avid reader herself and despite always writing, she did not think of becoming an author until her final year of university, when she found herself compelled to the craft (when… Continue reading S. M. Carrière
Jamieson has been writing since a young age when he realized he could be writing instead of paying attention in school. Since then, he has created many worlds in which to live his fantasies and live out his dreams. He is a Number One Best Selling Author (he likes to tell people that a lot)… Continue reading Jamieson Wolf
Three years ago today, we were launching our very first title, along with this company. Today, we have 12 books and 3 games released, three more upcoming projects with contracts signed, and many more interesting projects under review. To all our fantastic authors, to all our amazing, dedicated editors, illustrators, and designers, to the executive committee… Continue reading Happy birthday, Renaissance!
Can-Con, or the Conference for Canadian Content in Speculative Art and Fiction, is one of our favourite events of the year. This year, our authors are going to be very present, on tons of panels, and even doing a special reading event!! We will be taking pitches (our preferred way of meeting new authors) on… Continue reading Come and see our authors at Can-Con!