Vocamus Writers Community Blog - Local Literary News

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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We Need Book Bash Volunteers

Vocamus Writers Community is looking for volunteers at the 2019 Book Bash Festival.

Thursday, Sep 5 2019

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Our Fall Retreat Is Coming Up!

Vocamus Writers Community's iannual Fall Retreat is coming up!

Thursday, Sep 5 2019

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Lorraine Weir Wins Service Award

Lorrraine Weir wins wervice award.

Thursday, Sep 5 2019

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Call for Submissions – One Thousand Trees

Call for Submissions – One Thousand Trees

Friday, Aug 30 2019

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Eramosa Eden Needs Your Help

Eramosa Eden Needs Your Help

Friday, Aug 30 2019

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Nina Kirkegaard Is Our New Fall Retreat Coordinator

Nina Kirkegaard is our new Fall Retreat Coordinator.

Friday, Aug 23 2019

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Emma Kinnear Is Our New Communications Coordinator

Emma Kinnear is our new Communications Coordinator.

Thursday, Aug 22 2019

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Call for Readers and Musicians – Leonard Cohen Memorial Event

Call for Readers and Musicians – Leonard Cohen Memorial Event

Wednesday, Aug 21 2019

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Nicholas Ruddock Long-listed for Berlin Writing Prize

Guelph author Nicholas Ruddock has been long-listed for the Berlin Writing Prize.

Tuesday, Aug 13 2019

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Rhapsody 2020 Submissions Now Open

Submission period for Rhapsody 2020 are now open!

Saturday, Aug 10 2019

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Writing Room on Hiatus After August 5th

Writing Room on hiatus after August 5th.

Monday, Jul 29 2019

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Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Sandy Bassie

Vocamus Writers Community welcome Guelph writer Sandy Bassie.

Friday, Jul 19 2019

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Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Joe Barth

Vocamus Writers Community welcome Guelph writer Joe Barth.

Thursday, Jul 11 2019

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Summer Writing Club Details

The Summer Writing Club is on!

Saturday, Jul 6 2019

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James Clarke Wins Book Award

Guelph poet James Clarke wins book award.

Saturday, Jul 6 2019

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Storage space needed!

Friday, Jun 7 2019

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