Authors Available School Visits

Madhur Anand

MADHUR ANAND is a scientist and poet.

Phil Andrews

PHIL ANDREWS is a writer, journalist, and communications consultant. He is the editor of GUELPH MERCURY RISING.

Avril Borthiry

AVRIL BORTHIRY is a writer of fantasy novels.

Lindsay Brant-Brumwell

LINDSAY BRANT-BRUMWELL is an author of children's stories and self-help books.

Alison Bruce

ALISON BRUCE is a writer of mysteries, romantic suspense, and historical western romance.

Melinda Burns

MELINDA BURNS is a published poet and psychotherapist living in Guelph Ontario.

Mary Ann Burrows

MARY ANN BURROWS is a writer of non-fiction.

Ed Butts

EDWARD BUTTS is an author of books on history.

James Clarke

JAMES CLARKE is a poet with many volumes of published work.

Lisa Dalrymple

LISA DALRYMPLE is a writer of picture books, novels and non-fiction for kids.

Douglas Davey

DOUGLAS DAVEY is a writer of literary YA fiction.

Candace De Taeye

CANDACE DE TAEYE's debut full-length poetry collection is SMALL PLANES AND THE DEAD FATHERS OF LOVERS.

Sheri Doyle

SHERI DOYLE is a freelance writer and editor, an author of poetry and fiction, and Director of Communications at Friends of Vocamus Press.

Nikki Everts

NIKKI EVERTS is a writer of poetry and mystery.

Joanne Guidoccio

JOANNE GUIDOCCIO is a writer of paranormal romance novels.

Michael Hale

MICHAEL HALE is a writer of speculative fiction.

Barbara Heagy

BARBARA HEAGY is a writer of inspirational non-fiction.

Jeremy Luke Hill

JEREMY LUKE HILL is the publisher at Vocamus Press and the Managing Director at Friends of Vocamus Press.

Paul Hock

PAUL HOCK is an author, songwriter, and illustartor.

Karen Houle

KAREN HOULE is a poet and a professor of philosophy (at the University of Guelph).

Paul Hoy

PAUL HOY's poetry is shaped by the natural landscape and the wilderness of northern Canada.

David James Hudson

DAVID JAMES HUDSON is a poet and spoken word artist.

Danielle Joworski

DANIELLE JOWORSKI is a writer of inspirational non-fiction.

Charly Kirkwood

CHARLY ROSE KIRKWOOD is a writer of fanatsy and adventure stories. She is also the ETCH Anthology Coordinator for Friends of Vocamus Press.

Michael Kleiza

MICHAEL KLEIZA writes poetry, non-inspirational non-fiction and is an editor of Rhapsody .

David J. Knight

DAVID J. KNIGHT is the General Editor of Vocamus Editions, an imprint that promotes the literary heritage of Guelph, Ontario.

Sheila koop

SHEILA KOOP writes poetry, short stories, bits of creative non­fiction and is currently working on a novel for preteens.

Barbara Kyle

BARBARA KYLE is a best-selling author of historical fiction and contemporary thrillers.

James Lafferty


Sherry Lee

SHERRY LEE is an author of children's books and the Children's Literature Coordinator for Friends of Vocamus Press.

Burl Levine

BURL LEVINE is an award-winning poet and also an editor and tutor.

Robert Lyon

ROBERT LYON is a writer of books on religion.

Donna McCaw

DONNA MCCAW is a storyteller and poet from Elora.

Amelia Meister

AMELIA MEISTER ia a poet and Spoken word artist.

Rob O'Flanagan

ROB O'FLANAGAN is a journalist and poet. He is the co-author of OPEN UP THE SKY: A POETIC CONVERSATION.

Andrea Perry

ANDREA PERRY is a poet and novelist. She released her debut collection of poetry, RISE, in 2016.

Greg Rhyno

GREG RHYNO is an author of literary novels and poetry.

M. J. Robert

M. J. Robert is a writer of memoir.

Valerie Senyk

VALERIE SENYK is an actor, director, and writer. Her collection of poetry, I WANT A POEM, was published in 2014.

Corrie Shoemaker

CORRIE SHOEMAKER is a writer of both academic and creative writing.

Karen Smythe

KAREN SMYTHE is an author of literary novels and short fiction.

Bieke Stengos

BIEKE STENGOS is a writer of poetry and fiction. Her first collection of poetry published in Canada was ABANDONED BY THE MUSE.

Marian Thorpe

MARIAN THORPE is a writer of historical and urban fantasy.

Ryan Toxopeus

RYAN TOXOPEUS is an author of epic fantasy novels.

Autumn Walker-Duncan

AUTUMN WALKER-DUNCAN is an author, illustrator, and graphic novelist.

Donna Warner

DONNA WARNER is an author of thriller novels.

Mark Whoachickie

MARK WHOACHICKIE is a writer of children's literature.

Penelope Winters

PENELOPE WINTERS is a writer of memoir.

Robert Young

R.B. Young is a published short-story writer and author of a mystery novel.