Discover your next great read!

We’re hard at work preparing for the 2019 festival and we look forward to announcing our full lineup in June.

In the meantime, scroll down to check out the latest news, and to sign up for our monthly newsletter, featuring author profiles, Q&As, and advanced notice of festival events. Or get social with us on Facebook (@EdenMillsWF), Twitter (@emwf) and Instagram (@emwritersfestival).  

Photos by Dan Harasymchuk

The Latest News

2019 Writing Contests

Calling all aspiring writers:  Now’s the time to put pen to paper and get writing your entry for the 2019 Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Writing Contests. Enter your poetry, short fiction, or creative nonfiction in our Literary Contest for a chance to win $250 -- or enter to Read at the Fringe and you could receive all the perks our visiting authors do, including reading your work at our festival! Young writers are encouraged to enter our Poetry Contests for children and teens for the chance to win cash prizes and family passes to the festival. For complete details, click on "Contests" in the menu above.

Follow Us On Social Media


Join Our Mailing List

Rivermead Rental

Hold your next event at a charming venue in a lovely natural setting.

Rivermead, home of the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival

historic charm • modern amenities • meeting room • presentation space • fully equipped kitchen