Okay, vaccinations are now more than 33% in Ontario. We may not be mathematicians around here, but by our calculations, that's at least 1/3. The end may be in sight.
Until then, here are some online events to tide you over. For more information you can go to our Calendar – https://vocamus.net/community/calendar.
- The Eden Mills Writers' Festival presents a conversation with Jon Klassen, a special event for school groups, online learners, and families on Tuesday May 4, from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM EST – https://edenmillswritersfestival.ca/the-rock-from-the-sky/.
The Eden Mills Writers' Festival presents a conversation with Kenneth Oppel, a special event for school groups, online learners, and families on Tuesday May 11, from 1:30 PM to 2:30 AM EST – https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5snSI4xhSnKNUiqZLLKI8w.
The Eden Mills Writers' festival presents an online reading with Canadian authors Antonio Michael Downing, Harriet Alida Lye and Darrel J. MacLeod with host Bee Quammie on Thursday May 20, 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM – https://av-canada.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vdAdbbi-QGyqagNFrzUf0w.
The Vocamus Writers Community Genre Fiction Group will meet online via Zoom on Sunday May 30, 2:00 PM.Cheryl Lawson, author of The Rubicon Saga, a sci-fi trilogy, will be speaking on aspects of sci-fi writing. Email [email protected] to receive the Zoom link.
We welcomed local author and illustrator Libby Johnstone to Vocamus Writers Community this month. Check her profile here – https://vocamus.net/community/blog/vwc-welcomes-libby-johnstone.
We posted poetry by Sheri Doyle and Jeremy Luke Hill this month. Check it out on our Writings page – https://vocamus.net/community/writings.
Martina Freitag released Rot-Weiss-Rot: A Village Childhood in Wartime Austria, a memoir written from her mother's memories growing up in the town of Jennersdorf during World War II – https://www.lulu.com/en/us/shop/martina-freitag/rot-weiss-rot/paperback/product-pw2q59.html.
Guelph writer Libby Johnstone is offering weekly blog articles for young writers with a focus on nurturing a playful approach. Check www.libbyjohnstone.com under the Free Resources tab.
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.