Events

Renaissance will be hosting or participating in these amazing events in 2019!

Word on the Street

Harbourfront Centre, Toronto | Sunday September 22 10am – 5pm

Although we won’t have a table there this year, you can pick up Renaissance books at a couple of places!! Nothing Without Us will be available for sale for the very first time at the AELAQ table. Also at the AELAQ table will be Su J. Sokol with her book Run J Run at 10 AM, and MJ Lyons with his book Murder at the World’s Fair at 4 PM!

You should also stop by the Bakka Phoenix table and get Una Verdandi to sign her book Black Wolf: The Binding of Loki, she will be there at 2 PM!  

Multi-author book launch

The 3 Brewers, 240 Sparks St. Local C215, Ottawa | Saturday October 5th, 2019, 4-6 PM

Our Fall 2019 line-up will be launching on the first weekend of October! Come and listen to readings from our brand new titles: Skylark by S. M. Carrière, Everdome by Éric Desmarais, The Stealth Lovers by Cait Gordon, The Wayward Spider by John Haas, Love and Lemonade by Jamieson Wolf, Run J Run by Su J. Sokol, and A Congress of Ships by Stephen Graham King! There will also be sweet door prizes, and much rejoicing!

Conference for Canadian Content in Speculative Art and Literature (Can-Con)

Sheraton, 150 Albert St, Ottawa | October 18-20, 2019

Many of our authors will be paneling at this wonderful event, of course, but also:

  • Be there for the Prix Aurora Awards ceremony (Renaissance has two books on the shortlist!)
  • Attend the launch of Nothing Without Us, our disability anthology edited by Cait Gordon and Talia C. Johnson, happening that Saturday 3PM at a nearby location!
  • Buy all of our new releases, including Nothing Without Us, and get them signed by the author!!

Nothing Without Us book launch (Ottawa)

The 3 Brewers, 240 Sparks St. Local C215, Ottawa | Saturday October 19th, 2019, 3-4 PM

Use your Can-Con dinner break to attend a wonderful anthology launch! With readings by authors: Dorothy Ellen Palmer, Eliott Dunstan, Madona Skaff, Laurie Stewart, Jamieson Wolf, Carolyn Charron, Tonya Liburd and Nathan Fréchette. Presentation by editors Talia C. Johson and Cait Gordon. DOOR PRIZES AND MERRIMENT!

Ottawa Book Expo

Horticulture building (Lansdowne park) 1525 Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa | Sunday October 20th, 2019, 10AM-5 PM

Renaissance will be at this brand-new event in Ottawa on Sunday October 20th 2019! Come see us and other local book professionals

Orleans Comic Book and Novelty Show

Place d’Orléans shopping mall, 110 Place d’Orléans Dr, Orléans | Sunday October 27th, 2019, 11AM-5 PM

Another relatively new event, you’ll be able to get books, comic books and collectible at this mini-comic-con!

Ottawa Comic-Con, Holiday Edition

EY Centre, 4899 Uplands Dr, Ottawa| November 9-10, 2019

We’ll be neighbours with JenEric Designs and S.M. Carrière again! Come and see us all and stock up on amazing, artistic and local products for your holiday presents!

Ottawa Small Press Book Fair

Jack Purcell Community Centre, 320 Jack Purcell Ln, Ottawa | November 23, 2019, 11-5 PM

Come see us and many other local literary folks at Ottawa’s Small Press Book Fair! All our 2019 titles will be available to purchase, and a lot more!

Book launch: Nothing Without Us | Run J Run | The Stealth Lovers – Toronto

Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church St, Toronto | Saturday November 30th, 2019, 6-8 PM

Readings by multiple authors, presentation by editor Talia C. Johnson. There will be door prizes!