Friends of Vocamus Press

Friends of Vocamus Press is an incorporated non-profit community organization that provides services to support reading, writing, and publishing in the city of Guelph, Ontario and the surrounding area.

  • We run free writing workshops and seminars to help writers develop their craft.
  • We connect authors with writers' groups where they can encourage and critique each others work
  • We organize social events to help authors connect with each other and with local readers.
  • We provide free consultations to help writers find publishing options.
  • We help writers to publish independently through our Vocamus Community Publications program.
  • We sell books for authors at trade shows and literary festivals.
  • We offer free promotion for local authors, books, and literary events through our newsletter, blog, calendar, and social media.
  • We produce annual anthologies of local writing.
  • We put on the Guelph Book Bash Festival, an annual celebration of local books published over the previous year