Vocamus Writers Community Events

Guelph Poetry Slam - Team Piece Edition!

The September edition of Guelph Poetry Slam feature team pieces.

Sat, Nov 18 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Ed Butts Signing

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

Sat, Nov 18 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Phil Andrews Signing - "Guelph Mercury Rising"

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

Sat, Nov 18 2017, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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How to Get Published Mini-Conference

Brian Henry of Quick Brown Fox presents a mini-conference on getting published with an author, an agent, and an editor from HarperCollins.

Sat, Nov 18 2017, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Mark Zuelke Reading

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

Wed, Nov 15 2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Tanya Sood Signing

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

Sat, Nov 11 2017, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Remembering Leonard

Remembering Leonard is an evening for fans of Leonard Cohen to gather and celebrate his life and work.

Thu, Nov 9 2017, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Carousel 38 & 39 Magazine Launch Party

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

Thu, Nov 9 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Ed Butts Talk

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

Wed, Nov 8 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Cafe Philosophique - Powered by Love

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

Tue, Nov 7 2017, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Ed Butts Talk

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

Tue, Nov 7 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Nightwood Group Launch w/ guest Andrew Hood

Four Nightwood Editions authors and local author Andrew Hood celebrate the launch Rebecca Papucaru's new book.

Sun, Nov 5 2017, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Daniel Griffien Reading with Greg Rhyno

Author Daniel Griffin discusses his new novel, "Two Roads Home", with local author Greg Rhyno, author of "To Me You Seem Giant".

Sat, Nov 4 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Lore of the Land

A day of story, songs, poems and artworks on an organic cattle and blackcurrant farm in Rockwood.

Sat, Nov 4 2017, 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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Jorey Tessier Book Launch

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

Fri, Nov 3 2017, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Guelph Chamber of Commerce Book Launch

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

Fri, Nov 3 2017, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Ann Clayton Launches "Speaking of Writing"

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

Thu, Nov 2 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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10th Annual Eden Mills Book Sale

The 10th Annual Eden Mills Book Sale is on Saturday, September 30 at the Eden Mills Community Hall.

Mon, Oct 30 2017, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

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Canada's Seniors: Our Roots, Our Future

A play written by Our Voices, a local group of sixteen local seniors, with Guelph-area playwright Catherine Frid

Sun, Oct 29 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Canada's Seniors: Our Roots, Our Future

A play written by Our Voices, a local group of sixteen local seniors, with Guelph-area playwright Catherine Frid

Sat, Oct 28 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Double Indigenous – Poetry Reading

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

Thu, Oct 26 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Elora Wordfest - Fall 2017

The fall 2017 edition of Elora Wordfest is Thursday, October 26, 7:00 PM at The Elora Centre for the Arts.

Thu, Oct 26 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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FGPL's 11th Annual Giant Book Sale

Friends of the Guelph Public Library hold their 11th Annual Giant Book Sale.

Tue, Oct 24 2017, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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FGPL's 11th Annual Giant Book Sale

Friends of the Guelph Public Library hold their 11th Annual Giant Book Sale.

Mon, Oct 23 2017, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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FGPL's 11th Annual Giant Book Sale

Friends of the Guelph Public Library hold their 11th Annual Giant Book Sale.

Sun, Oct 22 2017, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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FGPL's 11th Annual Giant Book Sale

Friends of the Guelph Public Library hold their 11th Annual Giant Book Sale.

Sun, Oct 22 2017, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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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.

Thu, Oct 19 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Silence Open Mic - October 2017

Kasia Jaronczyk is the featured reader at this month's Silence Open Mic.

Wed, Oct 18 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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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".

Tue, Oct 17 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Guelph Book Bash Festival 2017

The Guelph Book Bash Festival is an annual celebration of the books published by Guelph and area authors over the previous year.

Sun, Oct 15 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Melinda Burns Workshop - Writing & Mindfulness

Guelph writer Melinda Burns offers a morning of writing exercises and guided meditation.

Sat, Oct 14 2017, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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The Tax Man Cometh: Taxes for Creative Professionals

The Guelph chapter of PWAC presents a workshop on taxes for creative professionals.

Tue, Oct 10 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Poets for Change Reading

The Elora Poetry Centre Celebrates Poets for Change with a Reading by Bill Bisset.

Sat, Sep 30 2017, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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TinderBox

TinderBox is an art installation by Arche Projects that includes the poetry of Guelph writer and artist Nora Ruddock.

Fri, Sep 29 2017, 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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FOVP Fall Retreat

Friends of Vocamus Press' Annual Fall Retreat at Eramosa Eden Retreat Centre.

Sun, Sep 17 2017, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Greg Rhyno Book Launch

Guelph author and musician Greg Rhyno launches his new novel, "To Me You Seem Giant"

Thu, Sep 7 2017, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Free February Writing Workshops – Stephen Henighan

Free February Writing Workshops – Stephen Henighan on writing fiction.

11 February 2017 - 11 February 2019

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Second Saturday Writers' Hang-Out

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

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Eden Mills Writers' Festival and PS Guelph Open Mic

Publication Studio Guelph and Eden Mills Writers’ Festival present a literary open mic night.

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Eramosa Eden Writers' Retreat

Eramosa Eden is holding its bi-monthly retreat day for writers on its beautiful property in Eden Mills.

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Book Club for Child-free Women

Guelph author Heather Embree leads a book club for child-free women.

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Marian Thorpe Launches "Empire's Hostage"

Guelph author Marian Thorpe launches her new historical fantasy novel, "Empire's Hostage".

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Lisa Moore Writing Workshop - Point-of-View

Canadian author Lisa Moore offers a workshop on writing point of view, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Saturday, September 9, at the Delta Hotel.

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Fund Raising Evening for "Riding Off in All Directions"

Fund raising evening for "Riding Off in All Directions", a musical written by Elora writer Daniel Bratton.

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Melinda Burns Writing & Mindfulness Weekend Retreat

Guelph poet Melinda Burns offers a Writing & Mindfulness Weekend Retreat at Eramosa Eden Centre in Eden Mills.

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David McPherson Reading

David McPherson reads from his new book "The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern: A Complete History" at The Bookshelf.

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Last Sunday Writers' Hang Out

Friends of Vocamus Press holds it's monthly writers' hang-out at Plenet Bean.

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FOVP Sunday Writer's Hang Out

Friends of Vocamus Press holds it's monthly Last Sunday writers' hang-out.

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An Evening with Tony Miller

The Black Heritage Society presents an evening with Tony Miller, author of Daddy Hall: A Biography in 80 Linocuts.

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Nicole Abouhalka Relaunches "Oh! Canada"

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

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