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2021 Fundraising

As a fundraiser for the festival, author and EMWF Board Member Madhur Anand has donated a limited number of copies of her book This Red Line Goes Straight to Your Heart, which won the 2020 Governor General's Literary Award for non-fiction. 

Purchase your copy today! All books will be signed by the author, and inscriptions can be personalized. All funds raised from the sale will support our free literary programming.

Support our 2021 Fundraising efforts by purchasing a copy for yourself, or as a gift for a loved one.

Purchase Your Copy

Madhur Anand is the author of the Governor General’s Award-winning experimental memoir This Red Line Goes Straight to Your Heart, the Trillium Book Award-nominated poetry collection A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes, and several other literary works published in national and international literary magazines. She is a professor of ecology and sustainability at the University of Guelph, where she was appointed the inaugural Director of the Guelph Institute for Environmental Research. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival.

Listen to Madhur read an excerpt from This Red Line Goes Straight to Your Heart.

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


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