Author Talks & Lectures
In his coming-of-middle-age novel comedian Ward Anderson delivers a romantic love story set against the backdrop of the stand-up circuit, where the realities of life are not at all hospitable to romance.
Join us for a detailed, passionate and humourous discussion on the importance of mastering communication skills! Transformational writing teacher; Rosalin Krieger, will dispel myths about writing, speaking and reading.
Published posthumously, Jane Austen's last complete and most mature comic novel celebrates her heroine's respect for her own experience and reconsidered judgement. This lecture explores the implications of "persuasion" as th...
Author Elsa Poulsen is a world-renowned zoologist and an expert in bear rehabilitation. "Bärle's Story documents the rescue of a female polar bear from almost unbelievable abuse in a circus in the tropics, her successful reco...
Immediately recognized as a masterpiece when first published in 1847, Charlotte Bronte?s Jane Eyre is an extraordinary coming-of-age story featuring one of the most independent and strong-willed female protagonists in all of ...
What's involved in creating a successful cover for a book? Illustrator in residence Patricia Storms demonstrates the many stages of changes and edits before a cover is finally chosen for a book. In this hands-on workshop, pa...
Come and visit with award-winning author and noted Titanic historian Hugh Brewster as he draws from his vast knowledge of that fateful journey to create an enthralling tale of historical fiction in Deadly Voyage.
NYT Bestseller Maggie Steifvater is the author of the Shiver trilogy and The Raven Cycle, among other popular Young Adult titles. Come out to hear her talking aout her newest work and get your books signed! Books will also b...