Vocamus Writers Community Blog

Jann Arden in Conversation

The Eden Mills Writers' Festival presents Jann Arden in conversation about her two volumes of memoir.

Tuesday, Aug 14 2018

Eden Mills Writers' Festival 30th Anniversary Celebration

The Eden Mills Writers' Festival celebrates its 30th Anniversary.

Tuesday, Aug 14 2018

"Opeongo" by Paul Hoy

"Opeongo" by Paul Hoy.

Tuesday, Aug 14 2018

Ann Clayton Book Launch

Guelph author Ann Clayton celebrates the launch of her four recent books.

Tuesday, Aug 14 2018

Poetry Slam – August 2018

The August 2018 edition of Guelph Poetry Slam.

Monday, Aug 13 2018

Silence Open Mic – August 2018

Guelph poet Nikki Everts features at the August 2018 Silence Open Mic.

Monday, Aug 13 2018

Catch Up On WriteIdeas

Catch up with the last few episodes of WriteIdeas.

Monday, Aug 13 2018

Catch Up On Bookish Radio

Catch up with the last few episodes of Bookish Radio.

Thursday, Aug 9 2018

Book Launch – "Building the Cycling City"

Come to The eBar for the release of "Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality".

Thursday, Aug 9 2018

"Remembering Colton" by Nikki Everts

"Remembering Colton" by Nikki Everts

Tuesday, Jul 31 2018

Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Karen Ralph

Vocamus Writers Community welcomes Karen Ralph as our new Genre Fiction Coordinator.

Friday, Jul 13 2018

Silence Open Mic

This edition of the Silence Sounds open mic features Guelph poet Laura Lush

Wednesday, Jul 11 2018

Bookish Radio – Episode #15

Episode #15 of Bookish Radio interviews some of the young writers published in the 2018 ETCH anthology..

Tuesday, Jul 10 2018

Carousel 40 (Summer 2018) Now Available

Guelph literary magazine Carousel has released its Summer 2018 issue.

Tuesday, Jul 10 2018

Kim Davids Mandar Is Our Last Sunday Writers'Hang-Out Coordinator

Vocamus Writers Community welcomes Kim Davids Mandar as the new coordinator for our Last Sunday Writers' Hang-Outs.

Monday, Jul 9 2018

Summer Writers' Retreat at Eramosa Eden

Eramosa Eden Summer Writers' Retreat is coming up.

Monday, Jul 9 2018

Claire Tacon Interview

Queen Mob's Tea House posted an interview with Guelph author Claire Tacon.

Monday, Jul 2 2018

VWC Newsletter – July 2018

The Vocamus Writers Community July 2018 Newsletter is here.

Friday, Jun 29 2018

Creative Writing Certificate Fall 2018 Courses

Creative Writing Certificate Fall 2018 Courses - Registration Opens July 1st

Thursday, Jun 28 2018

Vocamus Press Releases "Eudaimonia" by R B Young

Vocamus Press has released "Eudaimonia", a chapbook-length short story by R B Young.

Friday, Jun 22 2018

Bookish Radio – Episode #14

Episode #14 of Bookish Radio interviews Julia Burke.

Friday, Jun 22 2018

Vocamus Press Releases "My Precious Fears" by Douglas davey

Vocamus Press has released "My Precious Fears", a broadsheet of unofficial phobias by Douglas Davey.

Wednesday, Jun 20 2018

"Swift Escape" by Sheri Doyle

"Swift Escape" by Sheri Doyle.

Tuesday, Jun 19 2018

Vocamus Press Releases ETCH 2018

Vocamus Press has released ETCH 2018, a collection of local teen writing.

Tuesday, Jun 19 2018

Write Ideas Interviews Douglas Davey

R. B. Young of Write Ideas interviews Gueph author Douglas Davey.

Monday, Jun 18 2018

VWC Sunday Writer's Hang Out

Vocamus Writers Community holds it's monthly Last Sunday writers' hang-out.

Monday, Jun 18 2018

"Good Grief People" Shortlisted for Award

"Good Grief People", featuring Guelph author Barbara Heagy, was a finalist for Words Award.

Saturday, Jun 16 2018

Haiku Contest

Dreamers Creative Writing is holding a haiku contest.

Saturday, Jun 16 2018

Ephemera Fanfare

A group launch for recently publishd local chapbooks, broadsheets, postcards, and other print ephmera

Friday, Jun 15 2018

New Email for Vocamus Writers Community

Vocamus Writers Community has a new email address.

Friday, Jun 15 2018

Silence Open Mic

This edition of the Silence Sounds open mic features Guelph poets Valerie Senyk and Andrea Perry.

Thursday, Jun 14 2018

Bookish Radio – Episode #13

Episode #13 of Bookish Radio interviews Carol Rose Daniels.

Thursday, Jun 14 2018

Vocamus Press Welcomes Adam Dahari

Vocamus Press has announced that Adam Dahari will be joining its team as an editor.

Tuesday, Jun 12 2018

Bookish Radio – Episode #12

Episode #12 of Bookish Radio interviews Geoffrey Chang, Jeremy Luke Hill, Michael Klaeiza, and Kira Vermond.

Tuesday, Jun 12 2018

Ode'miin Giizis Strawberry Moon Gathering

The Ode'miin Giizis Strawberry Moon Gathering is at the Main Location of the Guelph Public Library .

Tuesday, Jun 12 2018

Cathy and Michael Goudie Book Launch

Cathy and Michael Goudy launch their new children's book, "Rub It In".

Tuesday, Jun 12 2018

Poetry Slam – June 2018

The June 2018 edition of Guelph Poetry Slam features Jennifer Alicia Murrin.

Monday, Jun 11 2018

"Sunkers" by Nicholas Ruddock

"Sunkers" by Nicholas Ruddock.

Wednesday, Jun 6 2018

Silence Open Mic

This edition of the Silence Sounds open mic features Guelph poet Nora Ruddock.

Wednesday, Jun 6 2018

Ryan Toxopeus Heading Out West

Ryan Toxopeus is stepping down as VWC Genre Fiction Coordinator to take a new job out west.

Tuesday, Jun 5 2018

Barb and Doug Minett's Honorary Degree Party

Come celebrate Barb and Doug Minett's honorary doctorates from the University of Guelph.

Tuesday, Jun 5 2018

Gillian Stevens Signing

Guelph author Gillian Stevens signs her new book, "Explore, Transform, Flourish".

Monday, Jun 4 2018

Carolyn Meili Book Launch

Carolyn Meili launches her new book of photography, "In 10 Minutes".

Monday, Jun 4 2018

CANSCAIP Meeting

The Canadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators and Performers holds its meeting in Guelph this month.

Monday, Jun 4 2018

Bookish Radio – Episode #11

Episode #11 of Bookish Radio interviews Madhur Anand, Gary Barwin, and Phil Hall.

Friday, Jun 1 2018

VWC Newsletter – June 2018

The Vocamus Writers Community June 2018 Newsletter is here.

Friday, Jun 1 2018

Michael Kleiza is Our New Rhapsody Editor

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to announne that Michael KLeiza is the new editor of our Rhapsody anthology.

Thursday, May 31 2018

Vocamus Writers Community Welcomes Michelle McMillan

Vocamus Writers Community is pleased to welcome Guelph author Michelle McMillan.

Tuesday, May 29 2018

ETCH Anthology Launch Party

VWC and the GPL laucnh the annual ETCH anthology of teen writing.

Monday, May 28 2018

23 Minute Club on Hiatus for the Summer

The weekly 23 Minute Club is on hiatus for the summer.

Thursday, May 24 2018