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Icon of the event Meet Author Rosemary Aubert
Mon Jul 24, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

After a successful career as an internationally-published romance writer, Rosemary Aubert turned to the world of crime, publishing the six-volume award-winning Ellis Portal mystery series....

Icon of the event LGBTQ Book Club
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Join us for an evening of discussion of Vivek Shraya's She of the Mountains, with Vivek Shraya! She will be reading a select passage from her novel followed by a Q&A....

Icon of the event Canadian Animals Collage Workshop with Geraldo Valerio
Tue Jul 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join illustrator Geraldo Valerio as he introduces kids to his colourful collage art style as seen in his book MOOSE, GOOSE, ANIMALS ON THE LOOSE: A CANADIAN WILDLIFE ABC. Then, kids will have a chance to create their own Cana...

Icon of the event Finding Your Fit! Make Fitness a Lifelong Habit
Wed Jul 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Author, fitness trainer, Globe and Mail fitness columnist Kathleen Trotter talks about her latest book, Finding Your Fit: A Compassionate Trainer's Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit....

Icon of the event She Won't Be Silenced
Sat Jul 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eglinton Square

Author Lisa Freeman recounts her father's murder and the ensuing trials and tribulations she faced after she was informed that the accused had been granted escorted absences and would be eligible to apply for day parole in 20...

Icon of the event Visite d'auteur: Paul Savoie
Mon Aug 14, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la série « Les artistes franco-ontariens » pour célébrer le 150e anniversaire du Canada à la Bibliothèque de référence de Toronto, nous avons le plaisir de recevoir l'écrivain torontois Paul Savoie qui fera u...

Icon of the event Parliament Street Open Mic Night
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Are you a writer with work that should be heard?...

Icon of the event Writing Great Characters
Tue Aug 22, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Brentwood

Whatever kind of story you're writing - fiction or non-fiction - readers need to care about your characters, or your readers won't care at all. In this seminar, book editor and creative writing instructor Brian Henry, will sh...

Icon of the event Talk Shop: The Writer's Life
Thu Aug 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Brentwood

Sharpen your writing skills with Giller nominee Craig Davidson, and hear his perspective on the writer's life with its heady highs and unexpected lows. Drop-in. For teens ages 13-19....

Icon of the event Visite d'auteur: Didier Leclair
Mon Sep 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Dans le cadre de la série « Les artistes franco-ontariens » pour célébrer le 150e anniversaire du Canada à la Bibliothèque de référence de Toronto, nous avons le plaisir de recevoir l'écrivain torontois Didier Leclair qui fer...