September 7 – 9, 2018: Celebrating 30 Years of Community and Great Canadian Literature

An Afternoon of Poetry and Music

Sunday, April 22, 2-4 pm
Boarding House Gallery, 6 Dublin Street South, Guelph 

We are delighted to be hosting Brick Books authors        Kate Cayley and Degan Davis from Toronto as well as    PS Guelph poet Candace De Taeye.

A Trillium Award-winning poet, playwright and novelist, Kate will be reading from her new collection, Other HousesDegan will read from his new book, What Kind of Man Are You Candace will read a selection of her poetry. Her most recent collections are Roe and  Small Planes and the Dead Fathers of Lovers.

We are also delighted to reveal that our musical guest is none other than celebrated local musician Hymns57.

Refreshments. Accessible.

A Pay-What-You-Can event.

Co-hosted by Eden Mills Writers’ Festival and Publication Studio (PS) Guelph.

Main festival: Sept 7 – 9, 2018

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Announcing our 2018 Writing Contests

Open to aspiring or modestly published writers

The Fringe – submit your work for the opportunity to present at the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival on September 9

Literary Contest – $250 cash prizes for best short story, poetry collection and creative non-fiction

Children’s and Teen Poetry Contests – $25 cash prizes and free family passes

Sit down at the keyboard or pick up your pen and get working on this year’s submission. Our judges are eager to read your work.

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