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Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: the Interview with Farzana Doctor
Sat Nov 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Novelist Farzana Doctor discusses the writer's life and craft. NOW Magazine called Farzana's Stealing Nasreen "a unique contribution to CanLit." Six Metres of Pavement won a 2012 Lambda Literary Award and was short-listed for...

Icon of the event Toronto Writers' Co-operative Anthology Launch
Sun Nov 06, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Toronto Writers' Co-operative is launching Voices, the annual anthology of members' prose and poetry. For further information please contact towc@live.com.

Icon of the event HEW - Ella Burakowski and the story of Hidden Gold
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Author Ella Burakowski, a second-generation Holocaust survivor, wanted readers to feel, hear, smell and experience what it was like to survive the darkness that was the Holocaust. Hidden Gold is her family?s story told in a p...

Icon of the event Developing Characters and Dialogue in Fiction
Tue Oct 11, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn how to develop credible characters and make their dialogue sing. Author and editor Sharon A. Crawford uses excerpts from her short story collection "Beyond the Tripping Point" and novel "Beyond Blood" to illustrate. Wri...

Icon of the event Adult Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Come and meet people, enjoy a cup of tea and discuss selected Book Club Books.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 26
Icon of the event Club de lecture
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This is a book club for people who are fluent in French....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 19
Mon Oct 17
Icon of the event Monday Afternoon Book Chat
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join us to chat about good books in an informal setting. Library staff will present new and recommended titles. Share your own favorites with the group. All are welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 19
Mon Oct 17
Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: the interview with Robert J. Sawyer
Sat Sep 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Acclaimed SF author Robert J. Sawyer discusses the writer?s life and craft. Robert is the author of 23 novels, and the winner of the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, the Prix Aurora, the Arthur Ellis Award, and the John W. Camp...

Icon of the event Historical Fiction Writers' Group
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

HFWG members normally meet biweekly (except in July & August) to present and critique manuscripts. Space is limited and registration is required. Please contact hfwg.toronto@gmail.com for more information. The meeting takes ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 24
Sat Oct 08
Sat Oct 22
Sat Nov 05
Icon of the event Nonfiction Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us on the second Thursday of the month (except July and August) for a discussion on selected non-fiction books. On September 8 we will be discussing "Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Woman's Prison" by Piper Kerman....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 08
Thu Oct 13
Thu Nov 10