Vocamus Writers Community Blog

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" by Donna McCaw

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" by Michael Kleiza

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" by Rob O'Flanagan

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 Ananad

Read "American Naturalist #1", poetry by Guelph author Madhur Ananad.

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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FOVP Sunday Writer's Hang Out This Weekend

FOVP Sunday Writer's Hang Out This Weekend

Tuesday, Jun 20 2017

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Di Brandt reads at the Elora Poetry Centre

Di Brandt reads at the Elora Poetry Centre

Monday, Jun 19 2017

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Ann Clayton Launches "Migration"

Ann Clayton Launches "Migration"

Monday, Jun 19 2017

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Writing Room is on Now

Writing Room is on Now

Monday, Jun 19 2017

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The Old Is New Again

We're reposting all the old writings on the new site.

Friday, Jun 16 2017

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Setting Up Your Saturday

Run-down of literary events on Saturday, June 17, 2017

Friday, Jun 16 2017

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More Pictures from the Manitoulin Retreat

Here are a few more pictures from our Friends of Vocamus Press Retreat at Dominion Bay Cottages on Manitoulin Island.

Wednesday, Jun 14 2017

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Friends of Vocamus Press Welcomes Cheryl Cowtan

Friends of Vocamus Press Welcomes Cheryl Cowtan

Wednesday, Jun 14 2017

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"Bird Watching" by Madhur Anand

"Bird Watching" by Madhur Anand

Tuesday, Jun 13 2017

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Welcome to Our New Site

Announcement of new site launch

Tuesday, Jun 13 2017

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"Dreams" by Jessie Winokur

"Dreams" by Jessie Winokur

Tuesday, May 23 2017

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Guelph Book Bash Festival

The Guelph Book Bash Festival is an annual celebration of Guelph area books.

Wednesday, May 10 2017

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"Renovations" by Nikki Everts

"Renovations" by Nikki Everts

Tuesday, May 9 2017

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"Ode to Brazil" by Nina Kirkegaard

"Ode to Brazil" by Nina Kirkegaard

Wednesday, Apr 26 2017

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"Spectrums of Evidence" by Don Proctor

"Spectrums of Evidence" by Don Proctor

Wednesday, Apr 12 2017

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Free February Workshops

Our free series of writing workshops held each year during the month of February.

Saturday, Apr 8 2017

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The ETCH Anthology

The ETCH anthology is our annual collection of teen short stories.

Saturday, Apr 8 2017

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The Rhapsody Anthology

Rhapsody is our annual collection of Guelph-area poetry.

Saturday, Apr 8 2017

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Vocamus Writers Community Newsletter

Vocamus Writers Community's Monthly Newsltter Archive

Saturday, Apr 8 2017

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"Seize" by Jeremy Luke Hill

"Seize" by Jeremy Luke Hill

Wednesday, Mar 29 2017

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"Ar***t macht frei" by Bieke Stengos

"Ar***t macht frei" by Bieke Stengos

Tuesday, Mar 14 2017

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