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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Plum Johnston
Thu Oct 15, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Northern District

They Left Us Everything: A Memoir: A disciplined British father, an exuberant Southern mother, five kids, fifty years? worth of stuff and the 23-room house on Lake Ontario that held them all.

Icon of the event The Art of Story Writing with Eric Murphy
Tue Jul 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Parliament Street

Join author Eric Murphy in an exciting writing workshop as he explores the differences between plot and story, the three act structure, character development, the importance of "show don't tell", how to write a great opening,...

Icon of the event How We Changed Toronto:  John Sewell
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

This is the inside story of activist idealists who set out to change the world -- and did, right in their own backyard. By the mid-1960s Toronto was well on its way to becoming Canada's largest and most powerful city. Expres...

Icon of the event Dianne Warren
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Northern District

Liberty Street: From the Governor General?s Award-winning author of Cool Water, a poignant and often witty new novel about rash acts and altered lives.

Icon of the event Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests
Sat Sep 19, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Humberwood

Jason Ramsay Brown has explored and photographed Toronto's ravines for more than half his life. Join the author of Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests for a visual presentation that will reveal some of the city's hidden ecolo...

Icon of the event Fantasy Writing Workshop with Robert Priest
Thu Jul 16, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sanderson

Join young adult author Robert Priest for an exciting fantasy writing workshop! Find out how he crafted the world found in his latest book,...

Icon of the event Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests
Wed Sep 23, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Jason Ramsay-Brown has explored and photographed Toronto's ravines for more than half his life. Join the author of Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests for a visual presentation that will reveal some of the city's hidden ecolo...