Vocamus Writers Community Blog - Local Literary News

VWC Welcomes Trish Heyes

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Trish Heyes.

Tuesday, Sep 7 2021

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A Rhapsody Revamp - and Submissions Are Open!

Our annual Rhapsody anthology is now accepting short prose.

Friday, Sep 3 2021

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VWC Is Looking for Coordinators

We're looking for a few people who might like to help coordinate activities.

Friday, Sep 3 2021

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VWC Welcomes Tsveti Nacheva

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Tsveti Nacheva.

Tuesday, Aug 31 2021

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EMWF Panel: Women, Interrupted

EMWF Panel: Women, Interrupted

Friday, Aug 20 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, Aug 16 2021

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VWC Welcomes Jessica Wilson

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Jessica Wilson.

Tuesday, Jul 27 2021

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VWC Welcomes Laura Cok

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Lara Cok.

Friday, Jul 23 2021

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VWC Welcomes Paulus Linnaeus

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Paulus Linnaeus.

Monday, Jul 5 2021

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VWC Welcomes Kate MacDonald

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Kate MacDonald.

Tuesday, May 25 2021

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Marian Thorpe a Finalist for Eric Hoffer Award

Guelph author Marian Thorpe's "Empire's Daughter" was a finalist for the 2021 Eric Hoffer Book Awards.

Friday, May 21 2021

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VWC Welcomes Gloria Nye

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Gloria Nye.

Thursday, May 20 2021

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VWC Welcomes Vaughan Pruden

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Vaughan Pruden.

Wednesday, May 19 2021

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VWC Welcomes Libby Johnstone

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Libby Johnstone.

Friday, Apr 16 2021

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Call for Submissions – Sharing Anthology: Pets Edition

Lisa Browning from One Thousand Trees is calling for submissions to the latest installment of the Sharing Anthology.

Friday, Mar 26 2021

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Arts Everywhere New Website Launch

Arts Everywhere launches its new redesigned website.

Monday, Mar 22 2021

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Help Wanted – Provide Feedback on Stories by Teen Writers

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

Wednesday, Mar 10 2021

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VWC Welcomes Lauren Wright Vartanian

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Wright Vartanian.

Friday, Mar 5 2021

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Marion Reidel Reviews Lauren Stein's "Fun at Work"

Marion Reidel reviews Lauren Stein's "Fun at Work".

Thursday, Mar 4 2021

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Canadian Freelance Guild Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Canadian Freelance Guild.

Wednesday, Mar 3 2021

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VWC Welcomes John Braden Speers

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome John Braden Speers.

Tuesday, Feb 23 2021

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Karen Houle Reading

Guelph poet Karen Houle will be holding an online reading.

Monday, Feb 1 2021

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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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