Having recently finished with school forever (for real, this time), Joel is proud to finally be using his powers for good. Works under his own name have appeared in the student journals and newspapers at Carleton University and Algonquin College. He also writes the Realmgard series of family-friendly Fantasy adventures under the name J.B. Norman.
Isabelle is a political science and publishing student with a great love for books. She has always been passionate about stories and writing throughout her life, and is now delving into the world of editing.
Talia C. Johnson
Talia C. Johnson Talia C. Johnson is a Jewish ritual and service leader, writer, poet, sensitivity editor, public speaker, workshop facilitator, educator, mentor, coach, and activist. She is a woman who is, in no particular order, an out queer autistic lesbian trans woman. Talia is Chair of the Heartspark Press Board of Directors, part of… Continue reading Talia C. Johnson
Nathan Caro Fréchette
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
L. P. Vallée
Louis-Philippe Vallée is an editor, a writer, and a lost soul forever searching for cool genre fiction. He can found wandering the street and back alleys of Montreal, wearing a hoodie and headphones, nodding his head. His life and bio are a work in progress. Louis-Phillipe's projects: Editor for: Blood Relations Brothers in Arms Kindred… Continue reading L. P. Vallée
Marjolaine started Renaissance along with Caro and Marie-Claude. She studied literature, art history, translation, and creative writing. She has been writing for over a decade. Marjolaine's projects: Marjolaine is a member of the executive committee and the acquisitions committee. Marjolaine also writes under the pen name Aurelia Osborne.
A graduate from Algonquin College's Professional Writing program, Myryam Ladouceur interned at Renaissance Press, polishing her acquired editing skills on fiction manuscripts, before becoming a full-fledged editor. In her spare time, she writes spooky short stories and tries to learn stop-motion animation. Follow her on Twitter @MyryamLadouceur or on Instagram @myryam_l
Victoria is a writer as well as an editor and life-long fan of books. When she isn't reading, she can usually be found hanging out with her Great Dane, who despite his size thinks he is a lap dog." Follow her on Twitter!
In her early twenties, Meaghan Côté attends her final semester at Algonquin College in Ottawa in the Professional Writing program. She is currently an intern with Renaissance Press working on editing a fiction manuscript. She also has a published illustrated children’s book called The Wish Granter, where a magical wolf selflessly grants other people’s wishes—that… Continue reading Meaghan Côté