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

Mystery at the Library

Thursday, May 31, 7 pm
Guelph Public Library – Main Branch,  100 Norfolk Street South, Guelph 

Join us for a spine-tingling evening with critically acclaimed novelists Amy Stuart and Nathan Ripley , and international bestselling author Thomas King

Hosted by mystery novel enthusiast Steven Kraft, Library CEO, this special evening will feature the authors reading from their latest spring releases followed by a discussion and an audience Q&A session. Amy will read from Still Water (Simon & Schuster, May 2018), a twisty, deep dive of a thriller that will leave you breathless, while Nathan will take us into the dark and twisted mind of a psychopath in his chilling and well-crafted crime novel,  Find You in the Dark (Simon & Schuster, March 2018). Thomas will share excerpts from Cold Skies (Harper and Collins, May 2018), another irresistible, whimsical mystery with the sly, wry investigator of DreadfulWater.

Free admission. Books will be available for purchase after the event along with book signings.

Co-hosted by Eden Mills Writers’ Festival and the Guelph Public Library.

Main festival: Sept 7 – 9, 2018

Festival programming and author line-up will be announced on June 13, 2018.

The Latest News

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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The Millwright: Musings from the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival

May 2018

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