Vocamus Writers Community Blog

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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Marian Thorpe Book Launch

A reminder that Marian Thorpe's book launch is coming up on Thursday, August 24, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the eBar.

Friday, Aug 18 2017

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Book Bash is Looking for Volunteers

The 2017 Guelph Book Bash Festival is looking for volunteers to help things run smoothly.

Tuesday, Aug 15 2017

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"Parvati" by Andrea Perry

Parvati

Tuesday, Aug 15 2017

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Nicole Abouhalka Relaunches "Oh! Canada"

Guelph author Nicole Abouhalka relaunches her collection of stories and anecdotes, "Oh! Canada".

Monday, Aug 14 2017

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Kasia Jaronczyk Is Offering Editing Services

Kasia Jaronczyk, author of short story collection "Lemons", is now offering editing of manuscripts in any genre.

Thursday, Aug 10 2017

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Marion Reidel Releases "We Drank Wine"

Guelph author Marion Reidel releases her new collection of short stories, "We Drank Wine".

Thursday, Aug 10 2017

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Marilyn Helmer in Chicken Soup for the Soul

Belwood writer Marilyn Helmer has a story in the newest Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Tuesday, Aug 8 2017

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Book Bash is Looking for Sponsors

The 2017 Guelph Book Bash Festival is looking for local businesses to sponsor.

Wednesday, Aug 2 2017

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Kathryn Edgecomb Wins Eden Mills Creative Non-fiction Writing Contest

One of our Friends of Vocamus Press, Kathryn Edgecomb Has Won the Eden Mills Creative Non-fiction Writing Contest.

Wednesday, Aug 2 2017

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FOVP Newsletter – August 2017

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

Tuesday, Aug 1 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, Aug 1 2017

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"Denial Fog" by Donna McCaw

Denial Fog

Monday, Jul 31 2017

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Writing Room is on Now

Writing Room is on now in the Bookshelf Greenroom, 9:00 AM – Noon. Come work in a free, quiet space with other writers.

Monday, Jul 31 2017

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GWSA Writers’ Club Today

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

Thursday, Jul 27 2017

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Eden Mills Sneak Peak Tonight

A remonder of the Eden Mills Writers' Festival Sneal Peek tonight.

Wednesday, Jul 26 2017

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Marilyn Kleiber Course - Critique

Marilyn Kleiber of Sun Dragon Press offers a four week course on giving and receiving critique.

Wednesday, Jul 26 2017

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Double Book Launch Tonight

Harry Posner and Richard Yves Sitoski launch their new books tonight, 7PM, 177 Broadway, Orangeville.

Monday, Jul 24 2017

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Poetry Slam Tonight

Guelph's monthly Poetry Slam is tonight, 7:00 PM, at the eBar.

Saturday, Jul 22 2017

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"Oracular" by Michael Kleiza

Oracular

Friday, Jul 21 2017

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Pictures from Children's Authors and Illustrators Festival

Here are some pictures from Friends of Vocamus Press' Children's Authors and Illustrators Festival.

Friday, Jul 21 2017

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Eden Mills Sneak Peek Next Week

The Eden Mills Writers' Festival is offering a sneak peak of its 2017 line-up with a reading and Q&A with authors Andrew Pyper

Friday, Jul 21 2017

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Tea 'N' Tales Today

This week's edition of The Guelph Storyteller's Guild weekly summer Tea 'N' Tales event features Donna McCaw.

Friday, Jul 21 2017

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Writing Room is on Now

Writing Room is on now in the Bookshelf Greenroom, 9:00 AM – Noon. Come work in a free, quiet space with other writers.

Monday, Jul 17 2017

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Festival of Children’s Authors and Illustrators Is Tomorrow

The Friends of Vocamus Press Festival of Children’s Authors and Illustrators is tomorrow at the Guelph Public Library.

Wednesday, Jul 12 2017

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"Ode to a Shirt" by Rob O'Flanagan

Ode to a Shirt

Tuesday, Jul 4 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, Jul 4 2017

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Harry Posner Is Dufferin County's first Poet Laureate

Harry Posner, a longtime participant in Elora and Guelph literary circles, has been named Dufferin County's first Poet Laureate.

Tuesday, Jul 4 2017

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Second Saturday Writers' Hang-Out

Friends of Vocamus Press holds its monthly Second Saturday writers' hang-out is July 8, 7:00 PM at The Bookshelf Greenroom.

Monday, Jul 3 2017

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Marilyn Kleiber Course - Constructing Story

Marilyn Kleiber of Sun Dragon Press offers a four week course on constructing story.

Monday, Jul 3 2017

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Our Spring 2017 Sponsor Rewards Package

Friends of Vocamus Press has released its Spring 2017 Rewards Package to thank our sponsors. Have a look.

Saturday, Jul 1 2017

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FOVP Newsletter – July 2017

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

Friday, Jun 30 2017

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Call For Submissions - "Sharing" Anthology

Guelph Publisher One Thousand Trees calls for submissions to its "Sharing" anthology of empowerment stories.

Friday, Jun 30 2017

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One Thousand Trees Launches "When Pete Was a Kid"

Guelph published One Tousand Trees has released its newest title, "When Pete Was a Kid" by Dennis Perrier.

Friday, Jun 30 2017

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Tea 'N' Tales Today

This week's edition of The Guelph Storyteller's Guild weekly summer Tea 'N' Tales event features Sarah Abusarar.

Friday, Jun 30 2017

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"American Naturalist #1" by Madhur Anand

American Naturalist #1

Thursday, Jun 29 2017

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Terry Fallis Reading Tonight

A reminder that Terry Fallis reads from "One Brother Shy" tonight, 7PM, at The Bookshelf.

Wednesday, Jun 28 2017

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