Vocamus Writers Community Blog

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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Lots of Events This Saturday

There's so much going in literary Guelph this Saturday. Let us help you sort it out.

Monday, Sep 25 2017

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Karen Smythe Book Launch Tonight

Guelph author Karen Smythe launches her new novel "This Side of Sad" at the eBar tonight at 7:00 PM...

Thursday, Sep 21 2017

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Osmow's Grill Providing Food at Book Bash 2017

Osmow's Grill will be providing fabulous Mediterranean food at Book Bash 2017.

Wednesday, Sep 20 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, Sep 20 2017

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Karen Connelly Reading Tonight

A reminder that Karen Connelly reads from her new novel, The Change Room, tonight in the eBar at 7:00 PM.

Wednesday, Sep 20 2017

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Di Brandt Reading on Sunday

Di Brandt reads at the Elora Poetry Centre this Sunday.

Wednesday, Sep 20 2017

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Karen Smythe Book Launch on Thursday

Guelph author Karen Smythe launches her new novel "This Side of Sad" at the eBar on Thursday, September 21.

Friday, Sep 15 2017

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Melinda Burns Workshops - Writer & Story

Guelph author Melinda Burns is offering a 7 week workshop series on Writer & Story.

Friday, Sep 15 2017

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FOVP Fall Retreat This Sunday

The Friends of Vocamus Press' Annual Fall Retreat at Eramosa Eden Retreat Centre is this Sunday..

Thursday, Sep 14 2017

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FOVP Going to SkyCon

FOVP Genre Foction Coordinator Ryan Toxopeus will take your books to SkyCon

Thursday, Sep 14 2017

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Silence Open Mic - September

This month's Silence Open Mic at Silence Sounds is 7:00 PM, on Wednesday, September 20.

Thursday, Sep 14 2017

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"Manitoba Street" by Ann Clayton

Manitoba Street

Wednesday, Sep 13 2017

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Book Club for Child-free Women

A reminder that Guelph author Heather Embree leads a book club for child-free women on Thursday, September 14, 6:30 PM, at the E-bar.

Friday, Sep 8 2017

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Greg Rhyno Interview in Queen Mob's Tea House

Greg Rhyno, a Guelph author and a Friend of Vocamus Press, was interviewed by Jeremy Luke Hill about his new book "To Me You Seem Giant".".

Friday, Sep 8 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, Sep 5 2017

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Review of Greg Rhyno's "To Me You Seem Giant"

A review of Greg Rhyno's "To Me You Seem Giant" by Andrew Hood

Tuesday, Sep 5 2017

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Eden Mills Writers' Festival Events

Here's a guide to some of the fun events that are a part of this year's Eden Mills Writers' Festival

Monday, Sep 4 2017

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Greg Rhyno Book Launch This Thursday

A reminder that Guelph author and musician Greg Rhyno launches To Me You Seem Giant on Thursday, September 7, 8:00 PM, at the eBar.

Friday, Sep 1 2017

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All Our Past Writings Are Up On The New Site

We've completed transferring the catalogue of past local writing from our old website to our new one. See it all here.

Friday, Sep 1 2017

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Cancelled! – FOVP Second Saturday Is Cancelled for September

Our Friends of Vocamus Press Second Saturday Writers' Hang-Out is cancelled for September.

Friday, Sep 1 2017

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FOVP Newsletter – September 2017

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

Thursday, Aug 31 2017

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Women's Reading and Writing Circle

Articulat Studio in Rockwood is organizing a women's reading and writing circle.

Wednesday, Aug 30 2017

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Karen Smythe Interview in Queen Mob's Tea House

Karen Smythe, a Guelph author and a Friend of Vocamus Press, was interviewed by Jeremy Luke Hill about her new book This Side of Sad.

Wednesday, Aug 30 2017

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Ann Clayton Releases Speaking of Writing

Guelph author Ann Clayton releases Speaking of Writing, a collection of interviews with Canadian novelists.

Tuesday, Aug 29 2017

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Friends of Vocamus Press Welcomes Ann Clayton

Friends of Vocamus Press welcomes Guelph author Ann Clayton.

Tuesday, Aug 29 2017

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"Adolescence in Suburbia" by Melinda Burns

Adolescence in Suburbia

Tuesday, Aug 29 2017

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Kasia Jaronczyk Interview in Queen Mob's Tea House

Guelph author Kasia Jaronczyk was interviewed about her new book in Queen Mob's Tea House.

Monday, Aug 21 2017

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Hymns57 Providing Music for Book Bash 2017

FOVP is pleased to announce that local musician Hymns57 will be providing music for the 2017 Book Bash Festival.

Friday, Aug 18 2017

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OpenEd Writing Courses This Fall

Check out the writing courses being offered through the University of Guelph's OpenEd program this fall.

Friday, Aug 18 2017

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