Éric Desmarais has had an eclectic career, from casino dealer to canal boat captain to radio station DJ. Since 2009, he’s worked as a layout artist and desktop publisher for the federal government. During his off time, he works as a freelance layout artist for various Canadian-based authors and publishers, roasts gourmet flavoured coffee, runs several pen-and-paper role-playing games, writes, and helps run JenEric-Designs.ca (Home of the Prix Aurora Award fandom blog, The Travelling TARDIS. ) Éric has published several novels with Presses Renaissance Press, and the second book of his Baker City Mystery YA series, The Sign of Faust, is shortlisted for a 2019 Prix Aurora Award.
He lives in Ottawa, Ontario with his wife, daughter, and newborn son. You can read more about Éric on his website and find a list of his books at the Presses Renaissance Press online shop!