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Icon of the event Author Visit: Tory Woollcott
Fri Sep 29, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Tory Woolcott is an author, illustrator and educator based in Toronto. Her graphic novel, Mirror Mind, recounts her experiences growing up with dyslexia....

Icon of the event The Mesdames of Mayhem
Thu Nov 16, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

The Mesdames of Mayhem are dedicated Crime Writers who share...

Icon of the event Emancipate Me. Emancipate This.
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Racism is in. Feminism is out. Authors Vivek Shraya and Lauren McKeon discuss the face of racism, the anti-feminist movement and their latest books,...

Icon of the event Agoraphobes and Broken Bones
Tue Oct 17, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Governor General Award-winning author Nicolas Dickner and critically acclaimed author Martha Baillie on their new novels,...

Icon of the event The Many Deaths of Tom Thomson: Separating Fact from Fiction
Tue Sep 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

In July 1917, renowned Canadian landscape painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Ontario's Algonquin Park. Over the last century, speculators have offered increasingly wild theories of Thomson's fate....

Icon of the event Six Degrés de Liberté
Wed Oct 18, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

L'auteur Nicolas Dickner va discuter entre autres d'aventures, d'obsession et de liberté à travers son récent livre Six degrés de liberté gagnant du prix littéraire du Gouverneur général....

Icon of the event 6 Degrees Conference
9:00 am - 9:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

6 Degrees connects thinkers and doers to drive the global conversation on inclusion and citizenship. This year's theme is Walls, Bridges and Homes....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Wed Sep 27
Icon of the event Middle-Aged Boys & GIrls
Thu Oct 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Diane Bracuk is a Toronto writer who has been published widely in periodicals in Canada and abroad. Her short story collection "Middle-Aged Boys & Girls" was published by Guernica Editions in 2016. One of the stories in the ...

Icon of the event The Cult of Overwork
Wed Oct 04, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Award-winning journalist Katrina Onstad on the physical, mental and social effects from being overscheduled and overworked, and her new book The Weekend Effect. With Sarah Vermunt, author of Careergasm....