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"What a Good Party It Might Have Been" by Nora Ruddock

What a Good Party It Might Have Been

Tuesday, Nov 21 2017

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Friends of Vocamus Press Welcomes Ajay Heble

Friends of Vocamus Press welcomes Guelph author and musician Ajay Heble.

Tuesday, Nov 21 2017

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Review of Marion Reidel's "We Drank Wine and Other Stories"

The Bookshelf posted a review of Marion Reidel's "We Drank Wine and Other Stories" by Karen Gascho.

Tuesday, Nov 21 2017

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Interview with Ed Butts

An interview with Guelph author and historian Ed Butts by Sheri Doyle.

Monday, Nov 20 2017

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Kira Vermond Workshop - Writing for Kids

Guelph author Kira Vermond offers a 4 week writing course for kids.

Tuesday, Nov 14 2017

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Barbara Kyle Offers Writing Mentor Program

Guelph Author Barbara Kyle offers a three month online mentorship program.

Thursday, Nov 9 2017

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"The Salient Unintended" by Darcy Hiltz

The Salient Unintended

Wednesday, Nov 8 2017

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Marilyn Kleiber Course - Memoirs and Memories

Guelph publisher Marilyn Kleiber offers a three week course on writing memoir.

Tuesday, Nov 7 2017

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Ann Clayton Releases "Colonial Perspectives"

Guelph author Ann Clayton has released "Postcolonial Persepctives", exploring English South African fiction under apartheid.

Friday, Nov 3 2017

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Reviewers Wanted for New Ann Clayton Books

We're loking for those interested in reviewing one or more new books by Guelph author, Ann Clayton.

Friday, Nov 3 2017

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Setting Up Your Weekend

Here's your guide to what's happening in literary Guelph between Friday, November 3 and Sunday, November 5.

Friday, Nov 3 2017

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Barbara Kyle’s 4th Annual Manuscript Evaluation Contest

Guelph author Barbara Kyle is holding her 4th Annual Manuscript Evaluation Contest.

Thursday, Nov 2 2017

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FOVP Newsletter – November 2017

The Friends of Vocamus November 2017 Newsletter of literary news and events in the Guleph area.

Wednesday, Nov 1 2017

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PS Guelph Publishes "Queer City, A Reader"

Publication Studio Guelph has published the English edition of "Queer City, A Reader".

Wednesday, Nov 1 2017

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Elora WordFest is Tonight

The fall 2017 edition of Elora Wordfest is tonight, 7:00 PM, at The Elora Centre for the Arts.

Thursday, Oct 26 2017

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Double Indigenous Poetry Reading Tonight

Join Dene writer Tenille Campbell and Mohawk poet Janet Rogers tonight for an evening of poetry at The Bookshelf.

Thursday, Oct 26 2017

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GWSA Writers’ Club Today

The Guelph Wellington Seniors Association Writers’ Club meets today, 1PM, Evergreen Seniors Centre.

Thursday, Oct 26 2017

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"Likeness" by Jeremy Luke Hill

Likeness

Wednesday, Oct 25 2017

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Nicholas Ruddock Wins Bridport Prize

Guelph author Nicholas Ruddock has won the Bridport Prize for his story, "Esther".

Wednesday, Oct 25 2017

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D. L. Castle Releases "Once Upon A Lost Girl"

Guelph author D. L. Castle has released her new memoir, "Once Upon A Lost Girl".

Tuesday, Oct 24 2017

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Kasia Jaroncyk Releases "Polish(ed)"

Guelph author Kasia Jaronczyk has co-edited a collection of short stories called, "Polish(ed): Poland Rooted in Canadian Fiction".

Tuesday, Oct 24 2017

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Silence Open Mic is Tonight

A reminder that this month's Silence Open Mic at Silence Sounds (46 Essex Street), is tonight at 7:00 PM.

Wednesday, Oct 18 2017

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FOVP Genre Fiction Writers Hang-Out

Join Genre Fiction Coordinator Ryan Toxopeus for our Genre Fiction Writers Hang-out at Red Papaya Restaurant.

Tuesday, Oct 17 2017

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23-Minute Club Writing Group

23-Minute Club is a new free writing group open to everyone -- newbie writers and experienced pros alike.

Tuesday, Oct 17 2017

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A Big Book Bash Thank You

Friends of Vocamus Press wants to thank everyone who helped make Book Bash Festival 2017 a success.

Tuesday, Oct 17 2017

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Book Bash Is Today!

Today is is the 2017 Guelph Book Bash Festival, 2-4 PM at Hope House (10 Cork Street). Come on out!

Sunday, Oct 15 2017

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Book Bash Sponsor – Wellington Brewery

Wellington Brewery is one of our generous sponsors for the 2017 Guelph Book Bash Festival.

Friday, Oct 13 2017

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Book Bash Sponsor – Webcom

Webcom is one of our generous sponsors for the 2017 Guelph Book Bash Festival.

Friday, Oct 13 2017

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Book Bash Sponsor – University of Guelph Library

The University of Guelph Library is one of our generous sponsors for the 2017 Guelph Book Bash Festival.

Friday, Oct 13 2017

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Free Writing Workshop: Conjuring Up a Work of Fiction

Alison Bruce, Cheryl Cowtan, Gloria Ferris, Liz Lindsay, and Donna Warner offer a writing workshop on Conjuring Up a Work of Fiction.

Friday, Oct 13 2017

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Book Bash Sponsor – Moisan & Associates

Moisan & Associates is one of our generous sponsors for the 2017 Guelph Book Bash Festival.

Thursday, Oct 12 2017

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Book Bash Sponsor – Modern Castles

Modern Castles is one of our generous sponsors for the 2017 Guelph Book Bash Festival.

Thursday, Oct 12 2017

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Book Bash Sponsor – Janus Books

Janus Books is one of our generous sponsors for the 2017 Guelph Book Bash Festival.

Thursday, Oct 12 2017

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Call for Presenters - University of Guelph’s Writers Workshop

The University of Guelph Library is calling for workshop leaders for its Writers Workshop on March 3 & 4, 2018.

Thursday, Oct 12 2017

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Book Bash Sponsor – Fast Signs

FastSigns is one of our generous sponsors for the 2017 Guelph Book Bash Festival.

Wednesday, Oct 11 2017

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Book Bash Sponsor – CareWell Health Group

CareWell health Group is one of our generous sponsors for the 2017 Guelph Book Bash Festival.

Wednesday, Oct 11 2017

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Book Bash Sponsor – Bailey Creative

Bailey Creative is one of our generous sponsors for the 2017 Guelph Book Bash Festival.

Wednesday, Oct 11 2017

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Cafe Philosophique Author Series - Payam Akhavan

College of Arts and The Bookshelf present 2017 CBC Massey Lecturer Payam Akhavan , author of "In Search Of A Better Tomorrow".

Wednesday, Oct 11 2017

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"Lice-pickin' Party" by Marianne Micros

Lice-pickin' Party

Tuesday, Oct 10 2017

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Where To Park At Book Bash

Your Guide to Parking at Book Bash

Friday, Oct 6 2017

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Michael Kleiza Shortlisted for 2017 Able Write Prize

Guelph poet Michael Kleiza has been shortlisted for the 2017 Able Write Prize for Poetry.

Thursday, Oct 5 2017

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Fund Raising Evening for "Riding Off in All Directions" Is Tonight

A reminder that the fund raising evening for "Riding Off in All Directions", a musical written by Elora writer Daniel Bratton, is tonight..

Thursday, Oct 5 2017

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Guelph Today Piece on Book Bash 2017

Guelph Today, Guelph's local online newspaper, has posted a great piece on the upcoming Book Bash Festival.

Tuesday, Oct 3 2017

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Off the Page Open Mic Tonight

A reminder that the Off the Page Open Mic is tonight at The Red Brick Cafe at 7:00 PM.

Tuesday, Oct 3 2017

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FOVP Newsletter – October 2017

The Friends of Vocamus October 2017 Newsletter of literary news and events in the Guleph area.

Thursday, Sep 28 2017

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"Insomnia" by Kim Davids Mandar

Insomnia

Thursday, Sep 28 2017

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Anthony Carnovale Launches New Book

Anthonly Carnovale launches his new book, "These People and Other Stories".

Thursday, Sep 28 2017

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FOVP Is Looking for Someone with Experience in Drupal

FOVP is looking for a volunteer with experience in Drupal to help us maintain our site.

Wednesday, Sep 27 2017

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Action Read Is Our Charitable Partner for Book Bash 2017

Action Read, a local literacy advocacy organization, will be the charitable partner for Book Bash 2017.

Tuesday, Sep 26 2017

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Vocamus Press Is Calling for Chapbooks, Broadsheets, and More

Local micro-publisher Vocamus Press is calling for submissions of chapbooks, broadsheets, etc for its new Offcuts imprint.

Monday, Sep 25 2017

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