Vocamus Writers Community Events

Ed Butts Signing

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

Sat, Feb 24 2018, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Barbara Kyle Online Master Class - Your First 30 Pages

Guelph author Barbara Kyle offers on online Master Class – Your First 30 Pages: The 3 Essentials

Sat, Feb 24 2018, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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VWC Genre Fiction Writers Hang-Out

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

Sun, Feb 18 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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FOVP Free February Writing Workshop – Adam Lindsay Honsinger – The Imagination in Fiction

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

Sun, Feb 18 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Poetry Slam – January 2017

The January 2018 edition of Guelph Poetry Slam features Missing Linx.

Sat, Feb 17 2018, 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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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.

Sun, Feb 11 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Tara Mondou Book Signing

Cambridge author Tara Mondou signs copies of her new book, "Little Girl in the Mirror".

Sat, Feb 10 2018, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Brian Henry Workshop – Writing and Revising

Brian Henry of Quick Brown Fox presents a workshop on writing and revising.

Sat, Feb 10 2018, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

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Melinda Burns Workshop - Writing & Mindfulness

Guelph poet Melinda Burns offers a workshop on writing and mindfulness.

Sat, Feb 10 2018, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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GenreCon

Guelph's conference for all things geek, from books to movies, games to music.

09 - 11 February 2018

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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.

Sun, Feb 4 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Free Teen Writing Workshop

Guelph graphic novelists Chris Sanagan and Jason Lapidus offer a free writing workshop for teens.

Fri, Feb 2 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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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.

Sun, Jan 21 2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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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.

Fri, Jan 19 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Silence Open Mic - January 2018

The January 2018 Silence Sounds open mic features Diem Lafortune.

Wed, Jan 17 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Brian M. Oldham Meet and Greet

Brian M. Oldham holds a meet and greet for his book, "Dust of Many", at the Bookshelf.

Sat, Jan 13 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Silence Open Mic - December 2017

This month's Silence Open Mic features Karen Smythe.

Wed, Dec 20 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Writing Room Salon

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

Tue, Dec 12 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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FOVP Genre Fiction Writers Hang-Out

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

Sun, Dec 10 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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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.

Sun, Dec 10 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Thomas King Signing

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

Sat, Dec 9 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Alyssa Jagan Reading and Demonstration

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

Sat, Dec 9 2017, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Kade L. Twsite Book Launch and Performance

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

Fri, Dec 8 2017, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Vicki Grant and Carolyn Huizinga Mills Reading

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

Sat, Dec 2 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Christmas Pop-Up in the Country

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

Sat, Dec 2 2017, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Ajay Heble Launches "Classroom Action"

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

Sun, Nov 26 2017, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Melinda Burns Workshop - Poetry from the Heart

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

Sat, Nov 25 2017, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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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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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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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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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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