Author Talks & Lectures

Sat Mar 30, 2019 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Writing a story has many stages. Where does our creativity come from? How do we craft our characters and moments so they come alive on the page and have the effect on our readers that we imagine? ...

Fri Mar 08, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us on International Women's Day to connect with your inner power and take charge of your well-being. Learn how to transform your lifestyle, increase your motivation, set goals, commit to daily self-care and spirituality ...

Thu May 16, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Mount Pleasant

The Crime Writers of Canada will provide us with an introduction to local authors and to crime books that feature the great city of Toronto. Featured authors will each do a reading, followed by a panel discussion on what make...

Thu Apr 25, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join Toronto children's writer Andrew Larsen, author of The Man Who Loved Libraries: the Story of Andrew Carnegie, for the 16th Albert Lahmer Memorial Lecture at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books. Andrew will t...

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Dwayne Genus and Uchenwa Iroaga Genus discuss their first novel and share the historical biography of Nkechi Iroaga's life growing up in Nigeria and her experience during the Nigerian-Biafran civil war in the 1960's and how s...

Mon Feb 25, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Is your brain like a computer or more like a muscle?...

Tue Apr 09, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

The Deadly Dames, a group of Canadian mystery writers, present a fun and informal discussion about the state of crime fiction today and what it takes to write a novel.

Thu May 02, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

From rural villages to the city of Mumbai, Toronto author Aparna Kaji Shah's four short stories reflect on the challenges and triumphs of strong female characters dealing with difficult, life-changing situations in modern Ind...