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Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Meet author Rosemary Aubert
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Victoria Village

Rosemary Aubert is a Canadian-American author, poet, and critic, most known for her Ellis Portal series of crime novels. She won the Arthur Ellis Award for best crime novel in 1999 for her book The Feast of Stephen.

Icon of the event Pamela Mordecai
Thu Feb 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Victoria Village

Short-listed for the 2015 Roger Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, author Pamela Mordecai talks about her new novel, Red Jacket. A rich and compelling tale surrounding the mysterious life of Grace Carpenter....

Icon of the event Author Talk - Jean Marc Ah-Sen
Thu May 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dufferin/St.Clair

Join local BookThug author Jean Marc Ah-Sen as he discusses his novel Grand Menteur, set in the secret world of Mauritian street gangs. Mauritian Kreol, English, and French blend together into a heady brew of language in thi...

Icon of the event Tea and Murder
Thu Mar 10, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Victoria Village

Toronto Public Library's Senior Services Specialist Miriam Scribner presents a list of her favourite mysteries.

Icon of the event Marilyn Churley: Shameless, The Fight for Adoption Disclosure
Thu Mar 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dufferin/St.Clair

Join Marilyn Churley, author of Shameless, The Fight for Adoption Disclosure and the Search for My Son. Both a personal and political story, Shameless is a powerful memoir about a mother's struggle with loss, love, secrets, a...

Icon of the event Boneshaker Reading Series
Tue Feb 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Clair/Silverthorn

Authors Jim Roberts and Faith Arkorful read from their work....

Icon of the event Dora Avramis, author of The Buses And Other Short Stories
Thu May 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Victoria Village

Dora Drivas-Avramis' writing touches one's emotional core, allowing us to intimately understand eternal gratitude and deep bonds, misplaced trust and passionate secrets. Travel back into another time and another place, and ab...