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We are pleased to welcome more than 40 exhibitors to our festival marketplace. Visit Publishers’ Way in the centre of Eden Mills on Sunday September 11, from noon – 6 p.m.

Learn more about our exhibitors by clicking on the links below.

A. S. Compton & Rachel Freeman

Author of debut novel A Grandmother Named Love (Inanna 2019), A.S. Compton has a forthcoming poetry with Demeter Press

Rachel Freeman is the author of Poet in the Wilderness.

Adventures of Lollipop Comics

The Adventures of Lollipop is an educational children’s comic book series by Jennifer Cuthbert. Join Lollipop and friends as they travel the world, learning fun facts along the way!

Arboretum Press

Arboretum Press is a non-profit collective that assists authors with all steps of self publishing though a skills-exchange model.

Deborah Armstrong

Deborah is a dairy farmer who writes hot and spicy contemporary romance and women’s fiction. Her books are for you if you love passion, drama and suspense in your stories.

Dr Sharon Baltman

Sharon Baltman is a retired general practitioner psychotherapist, who self-published a memoir, “Escape From The Bedside” (2013), and her first novel, “Anne of Oasis” (2021), about an eccentric 70-year-old.

Sylvia Barnard

Rhubarb, Strawberries, and Willows, a BRAG winning historical fiction novel set on the Spanish River in Northern Ontario will be available for purchase from the author, Sylvia Barnard.


CFRU 93.3FM Radio & Media Centre is Guelph’s campus and community radio station, bringing you 250 watts of community power for over 40 years!

Coach House Books

Robert McGill, is reading from his new novel, A Suitable Companion for the End of Your Life. We’d love to sell copies of it with select front/backlist.

Daryl J Ball

Fantasy Author based out of Cambridge, Ontario

Davus Publishing

David Richard Beasley has written 30 fiction and nonfiction works. He will have the prize-winners and also-rans for sale, plus the overlooked great ones.

Fernwood Publishing

Fernwood Publishing and our literary imprint, Roseway, publish critical books that inform, enlighten and challenge. We are political publishers. Our books confront and contest intersecting forms of oppression and exploitation.

Maria Giesbrecht

Poet living in Guelph, Ontario. I recently self-published my first poetry collection “Peeling Oranges”. I share my poetry with my readers on Instagram as @theguelphpoet.

Gordon Hill Press

Gordon Hill Press is a publisher of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and criticism. We strive to publish exemplary writing by a wide diversity of writers, particularly those living with invisible disability.

Rachel Greening

“If My Oak Tree Could Speak” is a lyrical ode to childhood wonder. Be enchanted by a world of imagination through this rhyming picture book celebrating curiosity and creativity.

Hannelore’s Story Works

Blank handmade, handbound books that are carefully crafted and skillfully created to inspire you to capture your own story. Proudly made in Canada.

Debbi Haskins

Local writer, under UNLOCKED HEARTS. Historical Romance published: Cougar Ridge, Captain of Her Home. 2 children’s Books published: I Don’t Want To Be Invisible Anymore, Dave the Custodian.

David M. Kelly

David M. Kelly writes fast-paced, near-future sci-fi thrillers with engaging characters, cynical humor, and (usually!) plausible science. He’s the author of the Joe Ballen, Logan’s World, and Hyperia Jones novels.

Anthony Kitchen

Self published Nonfictional author

Stephen Laform

“I am a Native Author and I will be selling my books that I self publish under the name
Steven WinterHawk.”

Let’s Read

I have three children’s books and a colouring book: Let’s Play, Let’s Go, Bullying It Hurts, Let’s Colour our ABC’s.

Mark Leslie, Author

Mark Leslie’s real hauntings books include Haunted Hamilton, Spooky Sudbury, and Creepy Capital. He is also the author of the “Canadian Werewolf” urban fantasy adventure series.

Donna McCaw

Donna McCaw has written six books: two poetry collections, two short story collections, a book on retirement readiness, It’s Your Time and a new novel, Across the Great Divide.

New Dawn Editions

Founded in 2020, New Dawn Editions is a Guelph-based enterprise specializing in French and Francophone feminist and gender studies writing in translation.

One Thousand Trees

Publisher Lisa Browning firmly believes that telling our stories and speaking our truth is the most effective and efficient path to empowerment. Do you have a story to tell?

PS Guelph

PS Guelph prints and binds books by hand, creating original work with artists and writers we admire and bringing people together through the shared experience of reading.

Red T Kids’ Media

Developing critical thinking skills has never been this much fun! Award-winning fiction and non-fiction books for ages 5-12.

Madeline Rivers

Madeline Rivers is an artist and author from Kitchener, Ontario. Her first children’s book, Leif Falls is a simple and sweet story about learning to embrace change.

Jason Shannon

Jason Shannon is the author of 4 science fiction novels – The Zimmer Insurgency, The Hounds of Harujin, The Moon Panther, and Rain’s Agenda.

Skipping Stone Press

Children’s Author Kathleen Gauer writes picture books about imagination, bullying, gratefulness and bathtime fun.

Sheila E. Tucker’s memoir, Rag Dolls and Rage, is heart-rending, funny and triumphant, only $20.

Stewart Novels & Screenwriting

Eight new and exciting biblically-based first-person novels, written to delight Christians and nonChristians alike. The ghosts of people like King David, Mary Magdalene, Dinah, and Eve, tell their first-hand stories.

The New Quarterly

The New Quarterly is a Canadian literary magazine that publishes short fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction from emerging and established Canadian writers.

Christopher Tomasini

Chris Tomasini is a self-published author in Ontario who will be promoting his books “Festival” and “Close Your Eyes” at the festival.

University of Alberta Press

University of Alberta Press is a contemporary, award-winning publisher of scholarly and creative books distinguished by their editorial care, exceptional design, and global reach.

Vocamus Writers Community

Vocamus Writers Community is an incorporated non-profit community organization that provides services to support reading, writing, and publishing in the city of Guelph, Ontario and the surrounding area.

WD Janaway & Ruth Thompson

WD Janaway is an award-winning Canadian author. Her novel MIRROR IMAGE explores the subject of eating disorders.

Ruth Thompson is an Ontario author in the genres of holistic health, family life, and spirituality.

Wellington County Library

The Wellington County Library system consists of 14 branches located across the County. Our staff members are friendly members of your community. Come see what we have to offer!

David Wickenden

David Wickenden is a Northern Ontario firefighter turned author, who writes fast-paced, gritty thrillers; some stories are based here in Canada. He has both Adult and Young Adult novels.

Paul Yanuziello

Paul Yanuziello published his first children’s book, Samba on a Snowy Day in 2019. He has published two other books, Samba in Brazil and Scratchy the Squirrel: Time for Friends.

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