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 home, stay safe and connect with us from your own “backyard”.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Eden Mills Writers’ Festival
In Your Own Backyard – NEW Online Series

It is with great sadness we have made the decision to cancel our annual festival scheduled for September 11 – 13, 2020. Though we’re unable to welcome you to Eden Mills this September, we are delighted to announce a series of free online literary events, launching in May and running until October 2020.

The EMWF has always celebrated the power of words to ignite our imaginations and reveal worlds and ideas beyond our own experience, and we remain committed to this mission. We invite you to join our online community and experience the EMWF in your own backyard!

The full series will be posted on our website as details are confirmed. Sign up for the EMWF newsletter or follow the festival’s social media channels for updates.

We are grateful for the support of our funders as we embark on this new initiative. The financial support provided by The Angel Gabriel Foundation, The Canada Council for the Arts, The Department of Canadian Heritage, Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation, The Ontario Arts Council, The Pollock Foundation and Wellington County enables us to continue to support the Canadian authors and publishers who make such valuable contributions to the rich literary landscape in this country.

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