A Big Book Bash Thank You


We had a great time at the Book Bash Festival on Sunday! We celebrated books by 45 local authors and were so pleased that many of them came to join us.

Friends of Vocamus Press wants to thank everyone who helped make Book Bash Festival 2017 a success –

James Gordon, who did a fabulous job of hosting the event and keeping everyone on track.

Hymns 57, who provided some amazing ambient music as people browsed the books.

Aaron Scheerer, who ran the sound system and made sure people could be heard.

Osmow Grill, who provided some delicious food.

Jess Morris, who took care of our beer table and kept the drinks flowing.

Alec Follett, who organized our volunteers.

The rest of our wonderful volunteers, Justin Admiral, Harry Bishop, Mary Ann Burrows, Candace de Taeye, Ron Hearndon, Jaya James, Kathleen James, David Knight, Kim Davids Mandar, Barbara Mathews, Bruce Matthews, Marian Thorpe, Ryan Toxopeus, Jordan Waverman, who did everything from handing out programs to serving food to selling books.

Our board of directors and author coordunators, Mary Ann Burrows, Sheri Doyle, Jeremy Luke Hill, Kathleen James, Sherry Lee, Aaron Robb, Marian Thorpe, and Ryan Toxopeus, Lorraine Weir, Megan White, and Janice Wiseman, and Jordan Waverman, who did the behind the scenes work that makes events like this possible.

And our fabulous sponsors and partners, Action Read, Bailey Creative, The Bookshelf, CareWell Health Group, FastSigns, the Guelph Public Library, Janus Books, Modern Castles Renovations, Moisan and Associates Chartered Accounts, the University of Guelph Library, Webcom, and Wellington Brewery, who give us the resources to make the event a success.

Our gratitude to everyone. Let’s do it again next year!