GUELPH MERCURY RISING is a collection of twenty-one short stories from former staff of the Guelph Mercury, the 149-year-old daily newspaper that produced its final edition on January 29, 2016.
Edited by Phil Andrews, former Managing Editor at the Guelph Mercury, the collection contains stories from nineteen journalists who worked in the Mercury newsroom over the years, including Phil Andrews, Nicole Baute, Michael Troy Bridgeman, Kathleen Elliott, Ben Gelinas, Drew Halfnight, Deirdre Healey, Declan Kelly, Magda Konieczna, Laura Lawson, Greg Mercer, Alex Migdal, Brad Needham, Rob O’Flanagan, Maggie Petrushevsky, Chris Seto, Scott Tracey, Brian Whitwham, and Brian Williams.
Former readers of the Guelph Mercury and fans of vivid, original fiction should delight in this volume of stories from the journalists who served the Guelph community over the paper’s long history.
– An interview with Jeremy Luke Hill on Inside Guelph
– An article by Tony Saxon in Guelph Today