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
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. Game designer and editor for A Match Made in Austen. Editor for: Blood Relations Brothers in… Continue reading Marjolaine Lafrenière
In her final semester of Algonquin College's Professional Writing program, Myryam Ladouceur is currently interning at Renaissance Press, polishing her acquired editing skills on fiction manuscripts. In her spare time, she writes spooky short stories and tries to learn stop-motion animation. She aspires to become a full fledged editor one day. Follow her on Twitter @MyryamLadouceur… Continue reading Myryam Ladouceur
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
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!
You have probably heard by now about our up and coming storytelling card game A Match Made In Austen, for which we are currently running a Kickstarter campaign. Well, we will be hosting a test play at CanGames 2015, on Sunday afternoon at 2:00 PM. We have a four-hour slot, so we will be running several play-throughs… Continue reading Come play with us!