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…

Crossing Over to Paranormal

We are pleased to welcome Jennifer Walsh to the Rebelight team of authors. Her upcoming YA paranormal/contemporary crossover is full of twists and turns that kept us scrolling through the pages pages – and we know it will keep you on the edge of your seat too!  After working as a writer in Alberta’s educational and e-learning field for a number of years, Jennifer was selected to … Read more…