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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. Please be advised that Sat. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Feb 26
Sun Mar 05
Sun Mar 12
Sun Mar 19
Sun Mar 26
Icon of the event Writer in Residence Pasha Malla Workshop: Beginnings
Sat Mar 04, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Participants will discuss examples of strong opening scenes in short stories and the fundamentals of situating a reader in a fictional world, establishing conflict and creating a captivating narrative voice. Participants will...

Icon of the event Toronto in Literature Book Club
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Discover Toronto in literature! Join us on the second Thursday of each month for an informal group discussion about a selected book set in Toronto....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 09
Thu Apr 13
Thu May 11
Thu Jun 08
Icon of the event Evening Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

If you are not available during the day, this is your chance to join a book club. Gather with other book lovers to discuss a selection of popular titles. It is free to join and the books are provided.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 14
Icon of the event The Foodie Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

The book we are reading for March is The Guernsey Literary Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Schaffer. The food theme is Irish cuisine or anything green! Prepare a small dish to share if you like....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 21
Tue Apr 18
Icon of the event Writer in Residence Pasha Malla Discussion: The Writer-Editor Relationship
Sat Mar 18, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Lynn Henry of Knopf Canada and Pasha Malla will discuss their relationship as editor and writer, from the submission and selection of an initial manuscript, through the revision process, to eventual publication....

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

Join our monthly family book club. For ages 9-12 with a parent/caregiver. Space is limited. Register in person or call 416-393-7674.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 27
Mon Mar 27
Mon Apr 24
Mon May 29
Icon of the event Play Reading
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Everyone takes a part and reads along. For information call 416-393-7660.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28
Icon of the event Uncensored Writing Workshop
Wed Mar 01, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Fiction is a dream or a nightmare, an idea - a device that allows the writer to vent, analyze, reflect, entertain, construct or deconstruct, possibly even to effect change. To celebrate our freedom to write, uncensored, works...

Icon of the event Phoenix Poetry Workshop
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: College/Shaw

The group invites new and experienced poets of all ages to bring their work to our monthly meetings. Bring a poem with six to ten copies for review by other attendees. The group will listen to you read your poem and offer c...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 04
Sat Apr 01
Sat May 06
Sat Jun 03