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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Forest of Reading Author Visit: Don Calame
Wed May 17, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for an author visit with Don Calame, White Pine nominated author of "Dan vs. Nature". Don is also a screenwriter and the author of the books "Swim the Fly", "Beat the Band" and "Call the Shots".

Icon of the event Wigford Rememberies
Wed May 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Beaches

Local author and singer-songwriter Kyp Harness reads from his new novel Wigford Rememberies, followed by a question and answer session and the opportunity to purchase a copy of his book, if desired. Drop-in. No Registration n...

Icon of the event Meet author: Arthur Slade
Wed May 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Arthur Slade's audio/visual presentations are a mixture of music, video, images and creativity and, most importantly, content: where do ideas come from? How is a book created? How does one become an author?...

Icon of the event Firing Lines: Three Canadian Women Write the First World War by Debbie Marshall
Wed May 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Debbie Marshall, writer, editor, historian, publisher, and playwright has contributed to local and national magazines, on-line publications and anthologies....

Icon of the event Author Visit with Ellen Schwartz, Silver Birch Nominee
Thu May 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Highland Creek

Thanks to the National Public Reading Program, Ellen Schwartz will be talking about her book "Heart of a Champion". This is a powerful coming of age story. Kenji dreams of becoming an Asahi Baseball player like his older brot...

Icon of the event Meet Author Kathleen Cherry
Thu May 18, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Barbara Frum

Forest of Reading Nominee Kathleen Cherry discusses her 2017 Silver Birch nominated book Everyday Hero in a fun interactive presentation....

Icon of the event Award-Winning Author Visit: Hazel Hutchins
Thu May 18, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: St. James Town

With her picture book "Snap" on this year's Blue Spruce Reading List, author Hazel Hutchins is a multiple-time Forest of Reading nominee who enjoys giving lively presentations to students in elementary grades. She uses dramat...

Icon of the event Award-Winning Author Visit: Hazel Hutchins
Thu May 18, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Forest of Reading nominee, Hazel Hutchins will be providing a lively presentation of dramatic readings from her books and experiences of how she became an author, and covering topics from her writing process in getting ideas,...

Icon of the event The Mesdames of Mayhem
Thu May 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

The Mesdames of Mayhem are dedicated Crime Writers who share one deadly mission: to thrill readers with our passion for Crime Fiction. Join 3 Canadian authors as they discuss mystery and crime novels in celebration of Canada ...

Icon of the event Beyond Bankers: Resisting the New Feudalism
Thu May 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Beaches

Local author Joyce Nelson reads from her new book, Beyond Bankers: Resisting the New Feudalism, followed by a question & answer session and the opportunity to purchase a copy of her book, if desired. Drop-in. No registration ...