Renaissance Press Massive Book Launch!

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Hey Everyone!

Check this out! My book Life and Lemonade is being launched this coming weekend! Sunday, May 27th from 5pm to 7pm at the Red Lion Pub!

Here are all the details you will need! I hope to see you all there if you’re in the Ottawa area!

MONDAY, MAY 21st, 2018: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE by Renaissance Press

Local publisher celebrates fifth anniversary with mega book launch and Frankenthology

Four books by Ottawa authors to be launched on Sunday May 27th at 5 p.m. at the Red Lion (47 Clarence Street, Ottawa)

Renaissance — a local publisher of diverse Canadian voices — is celebrating its fifth anniversary!

Since its inception in May 2013, Renaissance has signed a total of 19 Canadian authorsbuilt a team of 13 editors, designers, and artists; published twenty novels and three games; and are planning ten more releases, including one game and one anthology, by the end of 2019. What started as a love affair for local authors (and stories that don’t fit neatly in a genre, niche, or demographic) grew into a passion for Canadian books by and about marginalized people.

Entrance is FREE, and you’ll be able to buy new books and get them signed by our authors! There will also be door prizes, author readings, and a literary character’s costume contest (costumes are optional).

Last, but not least, Frankenstein lovers, you’re in luck! As part of their fifth birthday celebration, Renaissance is also launching an anthology to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the release of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. It is currently on Kickstarter, funded in just under a week! — and all backers of the Kickstarter project will enjoy an additional 10% off any Renaissance purchase they make at the launch!

Titles being launched:

Life After Redby by Kaitlin Caul (Horror)
Die. Become a zombie. Get needled. Do it all over again. Caught in the endless cycle of death, zombification, and resurrection, Cass became scarred inside and out. Now, her skills are needed again. ISBN: 978-1-987963-29-8

Life and Lemonade by Jamieson Wolf (LGBTQIAPP2+)
All’s fair in love and war . . . but sometimes life gets in the way. ISBN: 978-1-987963-36-6 – Available now!

The Sign of Faust (Baker City Mysteries, Elizabeth book 2) by Éric Desmarais (YA Supernatural suspense)
Can Elizabeth find out who’s trying to kill her — and discover the source of everyone’s luck — while navigating dating, concerts, school, and competing in the science Olympics? ISBN: 978-1-987963-33-5 – Available now! 

To Pluck a Crow by Sue Taylor-Davidson (Historical mystery)
Could Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets have been written by more than one person? As Janek and Sarah investigate, they get tangled up in another mystery. ISBN: 978-1-987963-30-4 – Available now! 

EVENT TIME AND LOCATION: Sunday May 27th at 5 p.m. at the Red Lion, 47 Clarence Street, Ottawa
CONTACT: Nathan Fréchette, 819-230-8968, info@renaissancebookpress.com
For more information, including full menu and accessibility notes: https://renaissancebookpress.com/2018/05/20/fifth-anniversary/

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