Eden Mills Writers' Festival

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-341-4320
Website www.edenmillswritersfestival.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/EdenMillsWF/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/emwf
Primary Contact Marilyn Baxter, Volunteer Director; Phone: 519-820-3594; Email: volunteers@emwf.ca
Alternate Contact Melissa McGrath, Manager; Email: manager@emwf.ca
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Literary festival that promotes the love of reading through programming for children, teens and adults.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1989
Funding Federal and provincial grants ; private foundation ; ticket sales ; vendor and exhibitor fees
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Programming includes:  
* readings, interviews and discussions with Canada‚Äôs established and emerging authors 
* reading sets for teens and children  
* opportunities for yet-to-be published writers to showcase their work  
* annual literary and poetry competitions  
* food court and licensed patio 
 
Outdoor location: reading sites are in the yards of villagers
Hours Sun 12 noon-6 pm * gates open 11 am 
 
See website for dates * held rain or shine * events during lead-up to Festival Sunday (workshops, seminars)
Areas Served Guelph ; Guelph-Eramosa ; Southwestern Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Visit website for information and deadlines on Festival writing contests
Languages English
Fees Admission - see website for details ; Festival Sunday (Sep 8, 2019): tickets also available at the Bookshelf, 41 Quebec St, Guelph, call ahead
Site Information
Located In Community Eden Mills
Address & Map
Rivermead
19 Cedar St
Eden Mills, ON N0B 1P0
 
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Intersection York St and Barden St
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; all reading sites are wheelchair accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture
HCSD Sub Heading Arts Associations ; Festivals & Special Events
Service Categories Arts Festivals

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