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Icon of the event Young Voices Writers Teleconference
Sat Oct 28, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Toronto writers aged 12 to 19, this is for you! Get motivated and participate in a workshop led by Chimwemwe Undi, a professional poet and published author. The Young Voices Writers Conference will be held at the Northern Dis...

Icon of the event Call for Manuscript Submissions for Writer in Residence, Spring 2018
Ongoing event running from Wed Jan 03, 2018 - Thu Feb 01, 2018
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Manuscripts will be accepted from Wednesday, January 3, 2018 to Thursday, February 1, 2018....

Icon of the event Book Club - FULL
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eglinton Square

Meet fellow book lovers and participate in lively literary conversations in the Eglinton Square Branch Book Club.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 03
Wed Feb 07
Icon of the event Poetry Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Do you read and write poetry? Want to meet other poets in the community in a friendly, supportive environment to air your work? Drop in to the Poetry Circle and share feedback, encouragement and inspiration on the first and t...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 18
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 15
Wed Dec 06
Wed Dec 20
Icon of the event Poetry Saved our Lives
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Spoken word artist, Randell Adjei, leads the Poetry Saved Our Lives workshops at Malvern Branch this fall. The workshops will provide youth with mentorship and artistic development opportunities, while allowing them to showca...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Wed Nov 15
Wed Nov 22
Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: the interview with Wayne Johnston
Thu Dec 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Wayne Johnston discusses the writer's life and craft. Wayne's first novel, The Story of Bobby O'Malley won 1985's W.H.Smith/Books in Canada First Novel Award. His second novel, The Time of Their Lives, won the 1988 Air Canada...

Icon of the event Poetry Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Do you write poetry? Want to meet other poets in the community in a friendly, supportive environment to air your work? Drop-in to the Poetry Circle and share feedback, encouragement and inspiration on the first and third We...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 03
Wed Jan 17
Wed Feb 07
Icon of the event Toronto Writers' Co-operative
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Weekly workshops, usually on Sundays (except in July and August when it is bi-weekly), guest authors, member readings, open mic and publications - your opportunity to polish and perform your work....


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Jan 07
Sun Jan 14
Sun Jan 21
Sun Jan 28
Sun Feb 04
Icon of the event Meet Ayelet Tsabari, Writer in Residence, Spring 2018
Mon Feb 05, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Meet Ayelet Tsabari, award-winning author of The Best Place on Earth, and current Writer in Residence at Toronto Public Library. After a reading, the event will conclude with Questions and Answers. Free. No registration requi...

Icon of the event Parent/Child Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Calling all children ages 9 to 12 and their mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, or caregiver! Join our monthly family book club. One child 9 to 12, one parent/caregiver, one book per month. Space is limited. For more in...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 27
Mon Dec 18
Mon Jan 29