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Icon of the event Exchanging Notes: the interview with Robyn Sarah
Thu Mar 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

2015 Governor General Award-winning poet Robyn Sarah discusses the writer's life and craft. Robyn's several volumes of poetry include My Shoes Are Killing Me, Pause for Breath, and A Day's Grace. Robyn is a recipient of a Nat...

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 The Nearly Girl author reveals all
Wed Apr 26, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

The East End Writers' Group presents Lisa de Nikolits, prolific author of six novels published between 2010 and 2016 who will tell how she goes from idea to print. Each novel has different characters and themes. Originally fr...

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 Fiction Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us for an interesting discussion on the last Wednesday of the month. On February 22, we will discuss "Fifteen Dogs" by Andre Alexis. For information, please call 416-396-3975 or visit our reference desk.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Are you planning on self-publishing your book?
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

If so, you need to learn The 3 Biggest Rules of Self-Publishing, presented by Richard S. Todd, nationally-published journalist, author, and President at The Editor's Desk....

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 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 Long Branch Book Club
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop in for a lively discussion of popular books. A list of titles and copies of monthly selections are available at the branch.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Memoir Writing Introductory Course
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Always wanted to write your family's story or your story but need motivation and guidance? Author, editor and writing instructor, Sharon A. Crawford will get you writing your story. Using prompts such as the six senses to kic...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 04
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25