Join us online!

We’re going to miss seeing you in Eden Mills this year, so let’s keep in touch. From May – October 2020, we’re presenting a series of online events featuring the very best of emerging and established Canadian writers. Just like you’ve come to expect from us. So stay in, and connect with us from your own “backyard”.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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The Latest

Our August book club pick is The Pull of the Stars. Pre-order your copy from The Bookshelf before July 20 and receive a signed bookplate!

Read our exclusive Q&A with Thrill Her panelists Samantha Bailey, Roz Nay and Amy Stuart, who share insights on the writing life, what they're currently reading, and where they get their ideas.

As we're unable to gather together in Guelph for writing workshops this year, we're happy to announce a new series of virtual mini-workshops for aspiring writers led by published authors. Three Things to Consider When Writing Memoir is the first in our series.

Mark your calendars for Hillside Homeside, a free, virtual summer festival taking place the weekend of July 24-26, 2020. The EMWF will be co-presenting Christa CoutureFaye GuentherEvelyn Lau and Darrel J. McLeod.

Looking for books for young people? Check out our Kids Reads! Book reviews and reading recommendations for children of all ages.

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