Reality and Fantasy Entwine in Debut Novel

With great pleasure, we officially welcome writer and educator Justin Rempel to the Rebelight team! With a deft hand, Justin draws from Winnipeg’s history and cultural fabric to weave a delightful debut novel for middle grade audiences. Reality and fantasy entwine in a magical, inspiring story that resonates long after it reaches the end.  We couldn’t put it down and we hope you’ll feel the … Read more…

Story Emporium Call for Contributors

Last fall, we launched a pilot project—a school book fair showcasing Manitoba-made media.  Parents, teachers, and librarians expressed so much excitement for Story Emporium’s collection of high-quality books, comics, games and music, made right here in Manitoba, that we’ve decided to continue. We’re pleased to put out a call for contributors for our 2017/2018 catalogue. If you’re a Manitoba publisher, writer, or media creator, please … Read more…

The Art of Rebellion Meets the Louvre

Brenda Joyce Leahy’s debut novel, The Art of Rebellion, has made its way to the Louvre in Paris. The Musée du Louvre is an important landmark in her tale about a young woman in 1900 France who runs away from home and an arranged marriage to pursue her dreams of becoming an artist in Paris. On November 25th, 2016, Brenda (right) presented a copy of her … Read more…

Bestselling Debut for The Art of Rebellion

On June 30, Calgary author Brenda Joyce Leahy launched her debut novel, The Art of Rebellion, to an enthusiastic gathering of 90 people. Since then, the book has spent four weeks on Calgary bestseller lists with the likes of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by JK Rowling and The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah. With the help of several friends, Brenda brought the book’s setting of 1900 … Read more…

Story Emporium Book Fair Showcases Manitoba Media

Rebelight Publishing’s new in-school book fair, The Story Emporium, launches this fall. Through a brand new endeavour, Rebelight is introducing Manitoba students to Manitoba-created media. From novels and comic books to picture books and non-fiction, games, and music, every item in our Story Emporium catalogue has a Manitoba connection. We feature Manitoba-based authors, musicians, illustrators, game-makers, and publishers. “Most people aren’t aware of the huge … Read more…

A Home for New Authors

Of thirteen authors who signed with Rebelight, five are new to the world of publishing. In other words, over 38 per cent of Rebelight authors have chosen to publish their first novel with us! These days, it seems increasingly difficult for new authors to break into the publishing industry, so why is Rebelight taking risks on unknown talent? Our mandate. Rebelight was formed by four Canadian … Read more…


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Recent Blog Tours:

Flames of Nevyana
by Edward Willett

The Art of Rebellion
by Brenda Joyce Leahy

Coming Soon:

by Melinda Friesen