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Icon of the event Author Talk: Dominik Parisien
Thu Feb 09, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Toronto-based fiction editor and writer Dominik Parisien on the importance of fairy tale retellings, adapting local history in fiction, and his recent anthology projects, The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales, and Clockwork Canad...

Icon of the event Romance Lovers Author Series
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Romance lovers are invited to join our Romance Lovers Author Series where once a month a featured local author leads a lively discussion.

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Tue Feb 14
Icon of the event The Science of Shakespeare
Wed Jan 11, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Leaside

Author Dan Falk will explore Shakespeare's interest in the scientific discoveries of his time - asking what he knew, when he knew it, and how that knowledge is reflected in his work....

Icon of the event Author Visit:  Mireille Messier
Wed Dec 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join Franco-Ontarian author Mireille Messier as she talks about her writing and publications. Mireille has published over a dozen children's books, several articles for youth magazines and has collaborated in the production o...

Icon of the event Denise Donlon
Wed Nov 30, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

One of Canada's most celebrated and dynamic citizens, Denise Donlon chronicles her impressive and storied career in the TV and music industries, and her smart, funny and inspiring memoir, Fearless As Possible (Under The Circu...

Icon of the event New Date. Alexandra Shimo
Tue Nov 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

This author talk has changed to Tuesday, November 15....

Icon of the event The Mesdames of Mayhem
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Leaside

The Mesdames of Mayhem are fifteen established Canadian women crime writers, most of whom are winners or finalists of leading awards in crime fiction writing. Meet five members of this group and share in their knowledge and ...

Icon of the event Author Talk: Rose Grieco
Tue Oct 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Meet Rose Grieco, author of District: Growing up in Little Italy. Her memoir is an intimate and finely detailed portrait of her beloved neighbourhood and the family, friends and neighbours she grew up with.