Jamieson and Evie! Prose in the Park

We’re going to be at a two cool events this fall! Come on by to visit our table, meet our authors, and buy our books, games, pins, posters, and more!

Renaissance will have a table at the Ottawa Geek Market (Sep 30-Oct 1) and CanCon 2017 (Oct 13-15). Hope to see you there! Many thanks to everyone who came to Word on the Street in Toronto.

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We’ll have a table and authors at these upcoming events. Mark your calendars!

September 24, 2017: Word on the Street (Toronto)

September 30-October 1, 2017: Ottawa Geek Market

October 13-15, 2017: Can-Con (Ottawa)

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Derek Newman-Stille

Derek Newman-Stille is a PhD ABD at Trent University and teaches in Trent’s Department of English Literature. Derek researches representations of disability in Canadian speculative fiction. Derek is a 7 time Prix Aurora Award winner for his digital humanities project Speculating Canada ( speculatingcanada.ca ) and the Speculating Canada radio show on Trent Radio. Derek also runs... Read more

Una Verdandi

Una Verdandi’s brain is a nice place to visit, but you wouldn’t want to live there. It’s too easy to get lost in all those long, dark corridors and shadowy crevices; better to have a picnic on the lawn, take a few photos, and move on before dusk. The ghosts and demons that appear after... Read more

'Nathan Burgoine

‘Nathan Burgoine grew up a reader and studied literature in university while making a living as a bookseller. His first published short story was “Heart” in the collection Fool for Love: New Gay Fiction. Since then, he has had dozens of short stories published, including This is How You Die (the second Machine of Death... Read more

Éric Desmarais

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... Read more

Caro Fréchette

Caro is one of the founders of Renaissance. They have studied creative writing, art and design, graphic novels, and graphic design. They are the main designer for Renaissance’s books and games, Renaissance’s main project manager, and Renaissance’s accountant and event manager. Caro is also known as the author Caroline Fréchette, and has written 6 books... Read more

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... Read more

Cait Gordon

Cait Gordon is Madam President of Dynamic Canvas Inc., an Ottawa-based consulting business that provides information and web development services. She specializes in WordPress websites with integrated online shops, and is a professional editor. Dynamic Canvas is now looking to the author and publishing community, seeking opportunities to create websites that are pleasing to the... Read more

Marjolaine Lafrenière

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... Read more

Marie-Claude Goulet

Marie-Claude has been a book enthusiast for most of her life. She started Renaissance with Marjolaine and Caro, and belongs to the same writing group. Marie-Claude’s projects: Marie-Claude is part of the Executive Committee, the Acquisitions Committee, and oversees the marketing efforts. Read more

Franck Formantin

From the depth of his cave, Franck tries not to become mad by finding the perfect stroke, composition or hue… while mumbling nonsense about oddly shaped underwear, sticky buckwheat noodles and toothless Russian guys. You can follow Franck on DeviantArt and on his website. Franck’s projects: Franck has worked as an illustrator for the cover... Read more