Tickets for the 2017 Festival are available at or  at The Bookshelf in Guelph.

Tickets for Festival Sunday will also be available at the Gate.

Other events often sell out so get your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

Note: Tickets are non-refundable. Festival Sunday takes place rain or shine.
The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival is not responsible for lost, stolen or misplaced tickets.

Writing Workshops with Lisa Moore

Saturday, September 9 at the Delta Hotel (50 Stone Road West, Guelph, ON)

We are thrilled to be offering a unique opportunity to learn from one of Canada’s most important contemporary writers! Join acclaimed author Lisa Moore for one or both of her hands-on fiction and non-fiction workshops. Participants will be given a creative assignment to bring and work on.

9:30 am – 12:30 pm: Point of View and Narrative Voice (SOLD OUT)

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Creative Non-Fiction

Tickets: $35 per workshop • Both for $60 (Tickets available only at

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In Conversation with Naomi Klein

Saturday, September 9, 1 pm at War Memorial Hall, University of Guelph

Join us as we welcome one of Canada’s most influential thinkers and leading activists, Naomi Klein. Klein will discuss her latest book No Is Not Enough: Resisting the New Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need in conversation with award-winning Toronto Star journalist Tanya Talaga. An audience Q&A and book signing will follow.

An Eden Mills Writers’ Festival event presented in conjunction with the University of Guelph College of Arts and The Bookshelf. Supported by The Angel Gabriel Foundation.

Tickets: $10  •  Students $5

Festival Sunday

Sunday, September 10 from Noon to 6 pm in the Village of Eden Mills

Over 40 of Canada’s top authors gather in Eden Mills to read from their latest books. Sit along the banks of the Eramosa River and enjoy the luxury of being read to and the opportunity to meet long-time favourites and to discover new voices. Book signings, a book fair, food court and licensed patio round out the day. Don’t forget to bring a sun hat and blanket or folding chair. Children under 14 free.

Advance tickets: $20 / Students $15 • At the gate: $25 /Students $20