Friends of Vocamus Press Authors

Janét Aizenstros

JANÉT AIZENSTROS is a Canadian media proprietor, author, talk show host, speaker, model, and producer.


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.


Lindsay Brant-Brumwell

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


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.


James Clarke

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


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.


Candace De Taeye

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


Robin Elizabeth Downey

ROBIN ELIZABETH DOWNEY is a writer of erotic fiction and poetry.


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.


Vincent Gilbert

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


Jeremy Luke Hill

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


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.


Kathleen James

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


Allison Roland Jay

ALLISON ROLAND JAY is a memoirist and former RCMP officer.


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's debut collection of poetry is A POET ON THE MOON.


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.


James Lafferty

JAMES LAFFERTY is a poet.


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.


Janet Manne

JANET MANNE is a memoirist living in Guelph, Ontario.


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.


M. J. Robert

M. J. Robert is a Friend of Vocamus Press


Barbara Mathews

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


Valerie Senyk

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


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 young-adult adventure, urban fantasy, verse, and observations of the natural world.


Ryan Toxopeus

RYAN TOXOPEUS is an author of epic fantasy novels.