Vocamus Writers Community Blog

GPL Teen Writing Contest Is Now Open!

The Guelph Public Library Teen Writing Contest is now open.

Friday, Jan 18 2019

We Have A New Fundraising Platform

Vocamus Writers Community is moving to a new fundraising platform.

Tuesday, Jan 15 2019

"penumbra" by Darcy Hiltz

"penumbra" by Darcy Hiltz.

Tuesday, Jan 15 2019

Amber Cowie Book Launch

Amber Cowie launches her new novel, "Rapid Falls".

Tuesday, Jan 15 2019

Kate Anderson-Bernier Releases "A Gap in the Fence"

Kate Anderson-Bernier Releases "A Gap in the Fence".

Wednesday, Jan 9 2019

"Grandma's House" by Rob O'Flanagan

"Grandma's House" by Rob O'Flanagan

Monday, Jan 7 2019

The Elora Writers Festival Closing Event

The Elora Writers Festival celebrates with one last party.

Saturday, Jan 5 2019

Gordon Hill Press Launch Party

Guelph publisher Gordon Hill Press is holding its official launch party.

Saturday, Jan 5 2019

Melinda Burns Workshop - Writing and Mindfulness

Guelph poet Melinda Burns offers a workshop on Writing and Mindfulness.

Saturday, Jan 5 2019

Poetry Slam at the eBar

Guelph Spoken Word's monthly Poetry Slam.

Saturday, Jan 5 2019

Montaha Hidefi Book Launch

Montaha Hidefi launches her new memoir.

Saturday, Jan 5 2019

Angelo Bolotta Reading

Angelo Bolotta reads from his new book, "Daring to Dream".

Saturday, Jan 5 2019

GWSA Writers' Club

The Guelph-Wellington Seniors Association Writers' Club.

Saturday, Jan 5 2019

Bookish Radio

A Guelph area book-centric radio show.

Saturday, Jan 5 2019

Writing Room

Quiet co-writing in The Bookshelf Greenroom.

Saturday, Jan 5 2019

Gloria Ferris Releases "Blood Patch"

Guelph author Glorai Ferris has rl;eased hr new thriller novella, "Blood Patch".

Friday, Jan 4 2019

Arboretum Press Is Guelph's Newest Publisher

Arboretum Press is Guelph's newest publisher.

Friday, Jan 4 2019

Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Martina Freitag

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Guelph author Martina Freitag.

Friday, Dec 21 2018

"Night Swim" by James Clarke

"Night Swim" by James Clarke.

Thursday, Dec 20 2018

Silence Open Mic – December 2018

The December 2018 Silence Sounds open mic features Guelph author Stephen Henighan.

Friday, Dec 14 2018

Kim Davids Mandar Story in "Prairie Fire"

Guelph author Kim Davids Mandar has had a story published in "Prairie Fire".

Thursday, Dec 13 2018

Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Kate Anderson-Bernier

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Guelph author Kate Anderson-Bernier.

Thursday, Dec 6 2018

Silence Open Mic – Call for Feature Readers

Silence is looking for feature readers for its twice-monthly open mic in 2019.

Thursday, Dec 6 2018

The Guelph Lecture – On Being

The annual Guelph Lecture – On Being, presented by ArtsEverywhere.

Wednesday, Dec 5 2018

Catch Up with Bookish Radio

Check out what local books podcast Booksih Radio has been up to.

Wednesday, Dec 5 2018

Off the Page Open Mic - December 2018

The Off the Page Open Mic runs at the downtown Red Brick Cafe every first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM.

Tuesday, Dec 4 2018

"Agape in Georgian Bay" by Barb Minett

"Agape in Georgian Bay" by Barb Minett.

Tuesday, Dec 4 2018

Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Daved Muttart

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Fergus author Davd Muttart.

Tuesday, Dec 4 2018

Mark Whoachicke Book launch

Guelph author Mark Whoachickie and illustrator Sam Phippen launch their new picture book.

Monday, Dec 3 2018

Marco Muzzi Book Launch

Marco Muzzi launches his new book, "The Restless Night".

Monday, Dec 3 2018

Marian Thorpe Releases Empire's Exile"

Marian Thorpe Releases "Empire's Exile".

Monday, Dec 3 2018

VWC Newsletter – December 2018

The Vocamus Writers Community December 2018 Newsletter is here.

Friday, Nov 30 2018

Elora Writers' Festival Closes

The Elora Writers' Festival closes after twenty-five years.

Friday, Nov 30 2018

Bob & Ava Desautels Book Launch

Bob & Ava Desautels launch "The Girl Who Loved Chees".

Friday, Nov 30 2018

Brian Henry Workshop – Secrets of Writing a Page-turner

Brian Henry offers a workshop on how to write a page-turner.

Friday, Nov 30 2018

Deadline for Proposals - U of G Writers Workshop 2019

The deadline for submitting proposals to the U of G Library Writers Workshop 2019 is Friday, November 30.

Wednesday, Nov 28 2018

EMWF Artistic Director Job Posting

Th Eden Mills Writers' Festival is looking for a new Artistic Director.

Tuesday, Nov 27 2018

The Bookshelf Releases a Tribute to Reading Video

The Bookshelf has released a video tribute to the love of reading.

Tuesday, Nov 27 2018

"Swan Song" by Elaine Chang

"Swan Song" by Elaine Chang.

Thursday, Nov 22 2018

Meaghan Mazurek Workshop – Memoir

Local author Meaghan Mazurek offers a five week workshop series on writing memoir.

Tuesday, Nov 20 2018

Linda Kenyon Book Launch

Guelph author Linda Kenyon launchs her new book, "Sea Over Bow".

Monday, Nov 19 2018

VWC Genre Fiction Writers Hang-Out

Vocamus Wriers Community's meet-up for genre fiction writers.

Monday, Nov 19 2018

Last Sunday Writers Hang-Out

Our monthly Vocamus Writers Community Last Sunday Writers Hang-Out.

Monday, Nov 19 2018

Nick Craine and Sarah Howden Book Launch

Nick Craine and Sarah Howden launch their new book, "5 Minute Basketball Stories".

Monday, Nov 19 2018

Silence Open Mic – November 2018

The November 2018 Silence Sounds open mic features Guelph author Adam LIndsay Honsinger.

Wednesday, Nov 14 2018

Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Amber Allen

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Guelph author Amber Allen.

Tuesday, Nov 13 2018

Pat Mestern Releases "Vein of Love"

Fergus author Pat Mestern releases her new novel, "Vein of Love".

Tuesday, Nov 13 2018

"So This Is How It Feels" by Donna McCaw

"So This Is How It Feels" by Donna McCaw.

Monday, Nov 12 2018

Call for Workshop Proposals

The University of Guelph Library Writers Workshop is Calling for Workshop Proposals.

Monday, Nov 12 2018

Eramosa Eden Writers' Retreat

The Eramosa Retreat Centre is holding a writers' retreat.

Monday, Nov 12 2018