VWC Newsletter – August 2022

The August 2022 Vocamus Writers Community Newsletter is here to get you through the dog days.

Take special note that there's a Writers’ Panel on the Role of the Local Bookshop coming up on Saturday August 6.

As always, you can find more information about upcoming events on our Calendar – https://vocamus.net/community/calendar.


  • The Guelph Guild of Storytellers is holding its regular meeting online, at 7:00 PM, on Wednesday August 3. The event includes an open-mic as well as scheduled tellers. Email Brian for the Zoom link – briahols@yahoo.com.

  • Tea ‘n’ Tales is back in person every Friday at 10:30 AM. Storytellers take the mic at Riverside Park's Enabling Garden to entertain audiences with tales and music.
  • Gordon Hill Press and Magic Pebble Books present a panel on Writers’ Panel on the Role of the Local Bookshop, with authors Kevin Heslop, Khashayar Mohammadi, and Rhonda Waterfall, on Saturday August 6, at 1:00 PM at the Elora Public Library – https://www.facebook.com/events/1241991673228722/.

  • The Vocamus Writers Community Creative Non-Fiction Group will hold its monthly meeting by Zoom on Tuesday August 9, from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. Email Trish: heyespe@gmail.com or Martina: martina.freitag@gmail.com for the link.

  • Join your fellow writers every two weeks for a Social Writing Night on Thursday August 11 and 25 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at Centurion Coffee (1027 Gordon Street, Unit 10). Email Trish Heyes at heyespe@gmail.com to reserve a spot.

  • Vocamus Writers Community's Second Saturday Writers' Hang-out is on August 13, 7:00 PM at Atmosphere Cafe on Carden Street. It's a casual and unstructured chance to meet with other writers. All are welcome.

  • Join the Vocamus Writers Community Poetry Group on Saturday August 27, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM. It's an informal group for poets at various points in their careers but working seriously on their craft. Email vocamuswriterscommunity@gmail.com for the zoom link.

  • Vocamus Writers Community's Last Sunday Writers' Hang-Out will be held through zoom at its regular time, on Sunday August 28 at 1:00 PM. If you'd like to join, email vocamuswriterscommunity@gmail.com for the link.


Let us know if we’ve missed anything, and we’ll post it through our media and in our calendar. If you’re planning something for next month, let us know that too, and we’ll include it in the next newsletter.

As always, you can support the work of Vocamus Writers Community through our FundRazr site.