Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Mar 14, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Author and journalist James FitzGerald discusses his life and craft. His ...

Thu May 16, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Adult & children's author Cary Fagan discusses the writer?s life and craft. Cary?s 6 novels and 3 story collections include ...

Mon Mar 11, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come join Toronto author Uzma Jalaluddin as she shares her writing journey as a South Asian Muslim-Canadian woman, as well as her experiences as a high school teacher and a newspaper columnist who frequently writes about the ...

Tue Apr 30, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Esi Edugyan is the internationally renowned author of Half-Blood Blues. Her most recent novel Washington Black is an original novel of slavery and freedom, which won the 2018 Giller Prize and was shortlisted for the Man Booke...

Mon Mar 04, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Hanif Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio, and one of the most talked about writers of his generation. He is the author of the critically acclaimed ...

Mon May 06, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Colleagues of Anthony Bourdain talk about his work, his legacy and how he changed the way we think about food.

Tue Apr 16, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A compelling tale of cultural expectations, career ambitions and our relationships with the people who know us best. Kathy Wang discusses her novel, ...

Tue Apr 02, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Albert Woodfox served more than four decades in solitary confinement―in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours a day, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana―all for a crime he did not commit. ...

Tue Mar 12, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Can You Take It? ...

Tue Apr 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Imani Perry is the Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. She is the author of several books, most recently Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry. ...