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Vanessa Shields, the owner of Gertrude's Writing Room, recently became the Poet Laureate of Windsor, Ontario. This gigantic honour and opportunity has her engaging with the community in myriad ways. This include being away from the writing room. To create a balance between her poet laureateship and supporting writers at Gertrude's Writing Room, there will be not any set 'open' hours.

Of course, it is extremely important that writers have the opportunity to write and create and gather in the space, so we're going back to BY APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING beginning September 1, 2022. 

If you would like to book time in the space to write, read, create, have a meeting, bring your book club or whatever literary creative task you're a part of, please make contact via phone or email only. (Messenger, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram will not be checked for communications regarding scheduling). Please allow up to 1 day for response, but we will do our best to respond as soon as possible. 

FOR ALL INFORMATION REGARDING WHAT'S IN THE SPACE (fun desks, tables, etc.) and PRICING, PLEASE CLICK HERE! (Please read the information before scheduling an appointment. If you have any questions, please include them in your email/phone call. Thank you!)

Creativity is chaotic! We are doing our best to support ourselves and the community. Thank you!

CALL VANESSA: 519.999.2314*please leave your full name and phone number and/or email so we can respond. Thank you!

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