Friends of Vocamus Press Authors

Nicole Abouhalka

NICOLE ABOUHALKA is an author of shourt fiction and memoir.

Amber Allen

AMBER ALLEN is a writer of literary fiction and short stories.

Madhur Anand

MADHUR ANAND is a scientist and poet.

Kate Anderson-Bernier

KATE ANDERSON-BERNIER is a writer of fiction.

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.

Jared Brock

JARED BROCK is an author and film director.

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 and the Director of Fundraising at Friends of Vocamus Press.

Ed Butts

EDWARD BUTTS is an author of books on history.

C. S. O'Cinneide

C. S. O'CINNEIDE is a writer of literary thrillers.

Karen Campbell

KAREN CAMPBELL is a writer of thriller novels.

D. L. Castle

D.L. Castle is a memoirist and fiction writer.

James Clarke

JAMES CLARKE is a poet with many volumes of published work. He lives in Guelph, Ontario.

Ann Clayton

ANN CLAYTON is a poet and literary critic specializing in women writers of Canada and South Africa.

Cheryl Cowtan

CHERYL R COWTAN is an award-winning educator and author whose love of writing shines through in her fiction and non-fiction works.

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.

Fred Dawkins

FRED DAWKINS is a writer of books on entrepreneurship and also speculative fiction.

Candace De Taeye

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

Nick Dinka

NIVK DINKA is a novelist, community volunteer, and library PR flack.

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.

Heather Embree

HEATHER EMBREE is a writer of children's books.

Christina Evans

CHRISTINA EVANS is a writer of children's books, humour, and cartoons.

Nikki Everts

NIKKI EVERTS is a writer of poetry and mystery.

Charles-Étienne Ferland

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Gloria Ferris

GLORIA FERRIS is a writer of mysteries with a twist of humour.

Jack Florek

JACK FLOREK is a novelist and a playwright.

Alyssa Foulkes

ALYSSA FOULKES is a writer of fiction and children's literature.

Vincent Gilbert

VINCENT GILBERT is the author of THE RELUCTANT GUNNER, a memoir about serving in India during WWII.

Joanne Guidoccio

JOANNE GUIDOCCIO is a writer of paranormal romance novels.

Michael Hale

MICHAEL HALE is a writer of speculative fiction.

Chris Harris

C.P.D. harris is a writer of epic fantasy.

Barbara Heagy

BARBARA HEAGY is a writer of inspirational non-fiction.

Ajay Heble

AJAY HEBLE is an author and musician.

Stephen Henighan

STEPHEN HENIGHAN is a novelist, critic, and translator.

Jeremy Luke Hill

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

Darcy Hiltz

DARCH HILTZ is a writer of poetry.

Paul Hock

PAUL HOCK is an author, songwriter, and illustartor.

Adam Lindsay Honsinger

ADAM LINDSAY HONSINGER is a writer, teacher, illustrator, and musician.

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.

Bill Hulet

BILL HULET is awriter of non-fiction.

Kathleen James

KATHLEEN JAMES is the author of ELI, ELI, poems about the death of her young child.

Kasia Jaronczyk

KASIA JARONCZYK is a writer of short stories and novels.

Allison Roland Jay

ALLISON ROLAND JAY is a memoirist and former RCMP officer.

Tamara Jong

TAMARA JONG is a writer of fiction and non-fiction.

Danielle Joworski

DANIELLE JOWORSKI is a writer of inspirational non-fiction.

Linda Kenyon

LINDA KENYON is a writer of fiction and creative non-fiction.

Nina Kirkegaard

NINA KIRKEGAARD is a writer of poetry.

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


Garth Laidlaw

GARTH LAIDLAW is a writer of graphic novels and children's literature.

Melody Leclair

MELODY LECLAIR is the author of a book on coping with mental health issues.

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.

Laura Lush

LAURA LUSH is a writer of poetry, short stories, and creative no-fiction.

Robert Lyon

ROBERT LYON is a writer of books on religion.

Kim Davids Mandar

KIM DAVIDS MANDAR is a writer of poetry and children's literature.

Janet Manne

JANET MANNE is a memoirist living in Guelph, Ontario.

Albert Marsolais

ALBERT MARSOLAIS is a writer of historical mysteries.

Barbara Mathews

BARBARA SALSBERG MATHEWS is a children's author, playwrite, artist, and illustrator.

Dan Matwey

DAN MATWEY is a writer of inspirational non-fictiion.

Donna McCaw

DONNA MCCAW is a storyteller and poet from Elora.

Maureen McIntyre

MAUREEN MCINTYRE is a writer of romance novels for seniors.

Richard McLeish

RICHARD MCLEISH is an author of thriller novels.

Michelle McMillan

MICHELLE MCMILLAN is a writer of poetry and memoir.

Morvern McNie

MORVERN McNIE is a writer of poetry and short fiction.

Amelia Meister

AMELIA MEISTER ia a poet and Spoken word artist.

Marianne Micros

MARIANNE MICROS is a writer of poetry and literary short fiction.

Daved Muttart

Daved Muttart is a writer of adult fiction.

Marco Muzzi

MARCO MUZZI is a writer of mystery and crime fiction.

Michelle Nogueira

MICHELLE NOGUIERA is a writer of children's non-fiction.

Rob O'Flanagan

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

Trevor Patrick


Andrea Perry

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

Jerry Prager

JERRY PRAGER is a writer of poetry, novels, and history.

Karen Ralph

KAREN RALPH is a writer of novels and short fiction.

Marie-Claire Recurt

MARIE-CLAIRE RECURT is a writer of short fiction in both French and English.

Marion Reidel

MARION REIDEL is a writer of humorous short fiction.

Greg Rhyno

GREG RHYNO is an author of literary novels and poetry.

M. J. Robert

M. J. Robert is a writer of memoir.

Nora Ruddock

NORA RUDDOCK is a poet and multi-mdia artist.

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.

Matt Soltys

MATT SOLTYS is a witer of activist and environmental non-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.

Maria Stengos Camamert

MARIA STENGOS CAMAMERT is a writer of psychological horror and fantasy.

Gillian Stevens

GILLIAN STEVENS is a writer of self-help books for professional support workers.

Claire Tacon

CLAIRE TACON is a writer of literary fiction.

Margie Taylor

MARGIE TAYLOR is an author of novels and non-fiction.

Tim Tencher

TIM TENCHER is a writer of self-help books.

Jorey Tessier

JOREY TESSIER is a writer of chidlren's literature.

Marian Thorpe

MARIAN THORPE is a writer of historical and urban fantasy.

Jamie Tremain

JAMIE TREMAIN is the author of mystery novels.

Arun Trikha

ARUN TRIKHA is a writer of books on nutrition.

Elaine Uskoski

ELAINE USKOSKI is a writer of parenting books.

Tom Vaine

TOM VAINE is a writer of speculative fiction.

Aleksei Vanhee

ALEKSEI VANHEE is a writer of poetry.

Kira Vermond

KIRA VERMOND is a writer of non-fiction books for childreen and pre-teens.

Autumn Walker-Duncan

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

Donna Warner

DONNA WARNER is an author of thriller novels.

Kelly Waterhouse

KELLY WATERHOUSE is a journalist.

Mark Whoachickie

MARK WHOACHICKIE is a writer of children's literature.

Penelope Winters

PENELOPE WINTERS is a writer of memoir.

Janice Wiseman

JANICE WISEMAN is a writer of plays and chidlrn's literature.

Roelf Woldring

ROELF WOLDRING is an author of non-fiction books on finances.

Rio Youers

RIO YOUERS is an author of thriller and horror novels.