Vocamus Writers Community Blog - Local Literary News

Review a Book by Local Author, Lauren Stein

Review a book by local author, Lauren Stein

Saturday, Jan 16 2021

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New Watershed Writers Radio Series

New Watershed Writers Radio Series.

Wednesday, Jan 13 2021

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GPL Teen Writing Contest Opens

The Guelph Public Libreary's Teen Writing Contest Is Now Open

Thursday, Jan 7 2021

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VWC Online Genre Fiction Writers Hang-Out

The Vocamus Writers Community Genre Fiction Group will meet online via Zoom.

Monday, Jan 4 2021

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VWC Donors Support Package Released

Vocamus Writers Community has released its annual support package to thank its 2020 donors.

Wednesday, Dec 16 2020

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New Lit Mag at U of G launches tonight!

The University of Guelph has a new literary magazine launching tonight!

Monday, Nov 23 2020

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VWC Welcomes Rashmeet Kaur

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Rashmeet Kaur.

Friday, Nov 6 2020

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Melinda Burns – Late Fall Writers Group

Guelph author Melinda Burns is hosting an online Late Fall Writers Group.

Thursday, Nov 5 2020

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Canadian Freelance Guild Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Canadian Freelance Guild.

Wednesday, Nov 4 2020

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Book Bash 2020 Officially Cancelled

The 2020 Book Bash has been cancelled.

Tuesday, Nov 3 2020

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Vocamus Press Chapbooks Now Available for Shipping

Vocamus Press chapbooks are now available for shipping.

Friday, Oct 30 2020

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Gordon Hill Press Fall 2020 Poetry Launch

Guelph publisher, Gordon Hill Press, is launching it's Fall 2020 poetry titles.

Thursday, Oct 29 2020

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Elora Poetry Centre / Renison College Webinar

The Elora Poetry Centre is co-sponsoring a webinar on literary appropriation.

Thursday, Oct 29 2020

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Local Presses Feature on New Gap Riot Interactive Map

Local publishers, Gordon Hill Press and Vocamus Press, have been featured in Gap Riot's new Small Press Interactive Map.

Friday, Oct 23 2020

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Canadian Freelance Guild Meeting Tonight

The monthly meeting of the Canadian Freelance Guild is tonight.

Tuesday, Oct 13 2020

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Melinda Burns Offers Online Flash Fiction Course

Guelph author Melinda Burns offers and online flash fiction course.

Monday, Oct 5 2020

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One Book, One Community Interview with Madhur Anand

Action Read's One Book, One Community Event – Interview with Madhur Anand.

Friday, Sep 25 2020

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VWC Fall Writers' Retreat 2020

Join us for a socially distant writers' retreat at Eramosa Eden.

Monday, Sep 14 2020

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Special Call for Rhapsody Poems

Special call for poems on the experience of Covid 19.

Tuesday, Sep 8 2020

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Gordon Hill Press Online Launch Party

Join Guelph publisher Gordon Hill Press for their belated spring launch!

Monday, Aug 31 2020

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Action Read Hosts "One Book, One Community" Program

Action Read is pleased to bring the ‘One Book, One Community’ (OBOC) program in the city of Guelph.

Sunday, Aug 23 2020

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Library Celebrates Guelph's Creative Youth

The winners of the 2020 Teen Writing Contest.

Thursday, Jun 25 2020

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EMWF Announces Schedule

The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival announces its full schedule of online events.

Wednesday, Jun 24 2020

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Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Wendy Gruner

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Wendy Gruner.

Tuesday, Jun 23 2020

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Marion Reidel Longlisted for Leacock Medal

Marion Reidel longlisted for Leacock Medal.

Monday, Apr 20 2020

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Liv Kidston on the radio

Local author Liv Kidston will be on Hamilton's Morning Live Radio CHCH.

Tuesday, Mar 31 2020

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Bedtime Stories With... You?

Would you like to share your work as a bedtime story with people social isolating around the world?

Tuesday, Mar 24 2020

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The Night Sky Poetry Contest

The Guelph Public Library is partnering with The Rotary Club of Guelph to hold a poetry contest.

Thursday, Mar 19 2020

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Cancellations – UPDATED

All remaining March events have been cancelled because of COVID 19 .

Monday, Mar 16 2020

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Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Olivia Kidston.

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome local writer Olivia Kidston.

Monday, Mar 9 2020

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Help a Teen with the Guelph Public Library Writing Contest

We're looking for local writers to help young authors from the Guelph Public Library's Teen Writing Contest.

Monday, Feb 24 2020

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Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Aaron Blair.

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome local writer Aaron Blair.

Friday, Feb 21 2020

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Free Writing Workshops Every Sunday in February

Vocamus Writers Community offers its Free February Writing Workshops each Sunday in February.

Tuesday, Jan 28 2020

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We're Planning a Spring Retreat on Manitiulin Island!

Here are the details for Vocamus Writers Community's annual Spring Retreat on Manitoulin Island.

Thursday, Jan 23 2020

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Review of Sue William's "Ready to Come About"

Local author Sue Williams has had her memoir, "Ready to Come About", reviewed in "Canadian Yahting".

Tuesday, Jan 7 2020

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Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes John Hunt

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome local writer John Hunt.

Monday, Jan 6 2020

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Charmian Christie Book Wins National Award

Charmian Christie Book wins Gourmand World Cookbooks award for Canada.

Monday, Jan 6 2020

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Young Short Story Writer Looking for a Mentor

A grade eight student at the Trillium Waldorf School is looking for a writing mentor.

Tuesday, Dec 31 2019

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VWC Releases Its 2019 Swag Bag!

Vocamus Writers Community has relesed its 2019 Rewards Package for those who have donated over the past year.

Tuesday, Dec 24 2019

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Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Alison Thompson

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome local writer Alison Thompson.

Tuesday, Dec 17 2019

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Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Charmian Christie

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome local author Charmian Christie.

Monday, Dec 9 2019

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C.S. O’Cinneide in Semi-final for Goodreads Choice Award

C.S. O’Cinneide in semi-final for Goodreads Choice Award.

Wednesday, Nov 13 2019

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VWC November Pledge Drive

Vocamus Writers Communityis holding its first annual November Pledge Drive.

Wednesday, Oct 30 2019

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A Big Thanks from Book Bash!

A Big Thanks from Book Bash!

Monday, Oct 21 2019

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Book Bash Is This Saturday!

Book Bash is this Saturday! at Harcourt UInited Church.

Wednesday, Oct 16 2019

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Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Jennifer Vettor

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome local writer Jennifer Vettor.

Friday, Oct 11 2019

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Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes J.E. Hewitt

Vocamus Writers Community welcomes Guelph writer J.E. Hewitt.

Monday, Oct 7 2019

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Two Guelphites Shortlisted for Governor-General's Awards

The shortlist for the Governor General's Awards have been announced, and two Guelph books are on the list!

Wednesday, Oct 2 2019

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Vocamus Writers Community Wins Action Read Award

Vocamus Writers Community wins Action Read award.

Tuesday, Oct 1 2019

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Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Greg Kennedy

Vocamus Writers Community welcomes Guelph writer Greg Kennedy.

Monday, Sep 9 2019

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