Vocamus Writers Community Blog

FOVP Free February Writing Workshop – Karen Smythe – Novel Ideas

Friends of Vocamus Press presents its annual Free February Writing Workshops on Sunday afternoons in February.

Saturday, Dec 30 2017

FOVP Free February Writing Workshop – Greg Rhyno – Songwriting for Musical Dummies

Friends of Vocamus Press presents its annual Free February Writing Workshops on Sunday afternoons in February.

Saturday, Dec 30 2017

Dr. Chris DiCarlo Launches "Six Steps to Better Thinking"

Dr. Chris DiCarlo launches "Six Steps to Better Thinking" at the eBar on Sunday, January 21, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Saturday, Dec 30 2017

University of Guelph Library Free Writers' Workshops

The University of Guelph Library offers its annual slate of free writing workshops

Wednesday, Dec 27 2017

"Hagiograph" by Robin Elizabeth Downey

"Hagiograph" by Robin Elizabeth Downey.

Wednesday, Dec 20 2017

Silence Open Mic - December 2017

This month's Silence Open Mic features Karen Smythe.

Friday, Dec 15 2017

"Neaped in Donegal" by Michelle McMillan

"Neaped in Donegal" by Michelle McMillan.

Wednesday, Dec 6 2017

Writing Room Salon

The writing Room holds its sort-of-semi-annual salon.

Wednesday, Dec 6 2017

Thomas King Signing

Guelph author Thomas King will sign books at The Bookshelf on Saturday, December 9, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

Tuesday, Dec 5 2017

FOVP Newsletter – December 2017

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

Friday, Dec 1 2017

Ava Desautels Barr & Bob Desautels Meet and Greet

Ava Desautels Barr & Bob Desautels, authors of "The Girl Who Loved Cheese", will hold a meet and greet in The eBar.

Thursday, Nov 30 2017

Alyssa Jagan Reading and Demonstration

Alyssa Jagan will read and demonstrate some slime recipes from her new book, "Ultimate Slime", at The Bookshelf.

Thursday, Nov 30 2017

Vicki Grant and Carolyn Huizinga Mills Reading

Children's authors Vicki Grant and Carolyn Huizinga Mills will read and sign books at The Bookshelf.

Thursday, Nov 30 2017

Kade L. Twsite Book Launch and Performance

PS Guelph launches its latest book of poetry – "Marginal Equity" by Kade L. Twist

Thursday, Nov 30 2017

Christmas Pop-Up in the Country

Guelph micro-publisher Vocamus Press will be at the Christmas Pop-Up in the Country art show.

Thursday, Nov 30 2017

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

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

Tuesday, Nov 21 2017

Friends of Vocamus Press Welcomes Ajay Heble

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

Tuesday, Nov 21 2017

Ajay Heble Launches "Classroom Action"

Guelph author Ajay Heble launches "Classroom Action" at the ebar.

Tuesday, Nov 21 2017

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

Interview with Ed Butts

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

Monday, Nov 20 2017

Melinda Burns Workshop - Poetry from the Heart

Guelph poet Melinda Burns offers a workshop on writing poetry from the heart.

Monday, Nov 20 2017

The Guelph Lecture – On Being Canadian

The 2018 edition of The Guelph Lecture – On Being Canadian features Joseph Heath, Tanya Talaga, and the Okavango African Orchestra.

Wednesday, Nov 15 2017

Kira Vermond Workshop - Writing for Kids

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

Tuesday, Nov 14 2017

Guelph Poetry Slam - Team Piece Edition!

The September edition of Guelph Poetry Slam feature team pieces.

Tuesday, Nov 14 2017

Phil Andrews Signing - "Guelph Mercury Rising"

Guelph author Phil Andrews signs copies of "Guelph Mercury Rising" at Indigo Books.

Tuesday, Nov 14 2017

Barbara Kyle Offers Writing Mentor Program

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

Thursday, Nov 9 2017

Silence Open Mic

The twice-monthly Silence Sounds open mic.

Thursday, Nov 9 2017

Mark Zuelke Reading

Canadian War Historian Mark Zuelke presents his newest book, "The Cinderella Campaign".

Thursday, Nov 9 2017

"The Salient Unintended" by Darcy Hiltz

"The Salient Unintended" by Darcy Hiltz.

Wednesday, Nov 8 2017

Marilyn Kleiber Course - Memoirs and Memories

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

Tuesday, Nov 7 2017

Tanya Sood Signing

Guelph author Tanya Sood signs her new book, "She Has Risen".

Tuesday, Nov 7 2017

Ann Clayton Releases "Colonial Perspectives"

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

Friday, Nov 3 2017

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

Carousel 38 & 39 Magazine Launch Party

Guelph literary magazine, Carousel, is holding a launch party for issues 38 & 39.

Friday, Nov 3 2017

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

Barbara Kyle’s 4th Annual Manuscript Evaluation Contest

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

Thursday, Nov 2 2017

Ed Butts Signing

Guelph author and historian Ed Butts signs his new book "Wartime: The First World War in A Canadian Town".

Thursday, Nov 2 2017

Ed Butts Talk

Guelph author and historian Ed Butts presents on his new book "Wartime: The First World War in A Canadian Town".

Thursday, Nov 2 2017

Ed Butts Talk

Guelph author and historian Ed Butts presents on his new book "Wartime: The First World War in A Canadian Town".

Thursday, Nov 2 2017

FOVP Newsletter – November 2017

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

Wednesday, Nov 1 2017

Cafe Philosophique - Powered by Love

The Cafe Philosophique Author Series presents a conversation with Ilana Landsberg-Lewis, Lindeni Mbotho, Cwengi Myeni and Sya VanGeest.

Wednesday, Nov 1 2017

PS Guelph Publishes "Queer City, A Reader"

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

Wednesday, Nov 1 2017

Jorey Tessier Book Launch

Guelph author Jorey Tessier launches his new children's book, the second in his Dream Big series.

Tuesday, Oct 31 2017

Guelph Chamber of Commerce Book Launch

The Guelph Chamber of Commerce launches its new coffee table book.

Tuesday, Oct 31 2017

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

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

GWSA Writers’ Club Today

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

Thursday, Oct 26 2017

FOVP Genre Fiction Writers Hang-Out

Join Genre Fiction Coordinator Ryan Toxopeus for our Genre Fiction Writers Hang-out.

Wednesday, Oct 25 2017

Ann Clayton Launches "Speaking of Writing"

Guelph author Ann Clayton launches "Speaking of Writing" with Karen Houle and Stephen Henighan.

Wednesday, Oct 25 2017

"Likeness" by Jeremy Luke Hill

"Likeness" by Jeremy Luke Hill

Wednesday, Oct 25 2017