Talking with author & illustrator Bill Slavin about Secrets of Jarrow

2023-08-09T18:07:13+00:00August 9th, 2023|

Prairie Books Now ran a well written article on the graphic novel, including an interview with Bill Slavin by David Jón Fuller. The byline mentions the genre as 'Cli-Fi' which is the first time we'd heard the term, blending science fiction and climate change. I'm not sure who coined the term, maybe you [...]

VLA Graphic Novel Diversity Awards Announced

2023-07-21T19:42:18+00:00July 21st, 2023|

Happy Friday! Emily here, with some happy news. Every year, the Virginia Library Association's Graphic Novel Diversity Awards celebrate graphic novels that feature diversity in all its forms, including colour/race, ethnicity/nationality, disability whether mental or physical, feminism, ageism, religion, forced minority and LGBTQ2SIA+/sexual orientation. We are so pleased to [...]

Awards shortlist announced

2023-07-17T23:15:32+00:00July 17th, 2023|

The Alberta Book Publishing Award shortlists have been announced. We've several titles shortlisted (yay!) as detailed below. Graphic Novel of the Year   Alberta Comics Home Edited by Shea Proulx, Alexander Finbow, Emily Pomeroy ISBN 9781989754160 Price: $24.99 Available now   King Warrior by Jay Bulckaert, Erika Nyyssonen, Illustrator: [...]

Join Us (Virtually) for the 2021 BPAA Awards

2021-09-08T21:45:16+00:00September 8th, 2021|

The 2021 Alberta Book Publishing Awards are coming up! Keep an eye out for some Renegade titles on the shortlist, including ABC Monstrosity, Awkward Pause, Gothic Tales of Haunted Futures, and A Slug Story. The official awards ceremony will be aired live on the Book Publishers Association of Alberta's  [...]

Renegade Returns to Calgary Expo

2021-09-08T18:48:40+00:00September 8th, 2021|

It's been a while! We're excited to return to the convention table next weekend at the Calgary Expo. We'll be there, along with creator guests Kyle Simmers, Ryan Danny Owen, Shea Proulx, Chase Kantor, Spencer Estabrooks, and Alexander Finbow. Catch us on Saturday at 4PM for a Spotlight on [...]

News Round-Up

2021-09-08T21:25:02+00:00August 25th, 2021|

It's time for a news round-up! We’re excited and honoured to announce the acquisition of publishing rights to forthcoming Wheetago War graphic novel ROTH, from bestselling and award winning indigenous author Richard Van Camp (Moccasin Square Gardens, The Lesser Blessed), collaborating with acclaimed illustrator Christopher Shy (Dead Space, I [...]

Homes: A Refugee Story

2021-06-16T15:59:59+00:00June 16th, 2021|

We are thrilled to announce that Renegade Arts Entertainment will be adapting Abu Bakr al Rabeeah and Winnie Yeung’s award winning, non-fiction book Homes: A Refugee Story from Freehand Press.  Author Winnie Yeung will write the graphic novel adaptation along with co-writer Nicole Wolf. Nicole will also be illustrating the [...]

Hell’s Flaw McNally’s Launch

2021-06-01T22:10:21+00:00June 1st, 2021|

The fifth book in the acclaimed Shame series, Hell's Flaw, is out now! You can join author Lovern Kindzierski for a digital launch with McNally Robinson Winnipeg this Thursday (June 3rd 2021), featuring a conversation hosted by Holly Halftone. Lovern will discuss the latest book, working with a legendary illustrator, [...]