Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Apr 18, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Shelley Wood is a writer, journalist, and editor. She appears to discuss her debut novel, ...

Thu Feb 28, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Claire Booth is an entrepreneur, speaker and author. In her new book, The Achiever Fever Cure, she shares her journey of self-transformation, and explains how to find joy and peace of mind, without losing your edge. ...

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...

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...

Thu May 02, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Ann Hui is The Globe and Mail?s National Food Reporter and uses food as a lens to explore public policy, health, the environment, science and technology. Her new book Chop Suey Nation is part family memoir, part social histor...

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.

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? ...

Thu Apr 04, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: City Hall

Johnny Bower came to be known as one of the greatest Toronto Maple Leafs of all time. He was known as a tough, ageless player who wanted nothing more than to be in the crease night after night. He spent eleven seasons with t...

Wed Apr 24, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Main Street

Join us for a poetry celebration! Eight celebrated poets will read from Tamaracks: Canadian Poetry in the 21st Century...

Thu Mar 07, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: City Hall

Rick Steves is one of today's most popular travel writers. Hear him talk about the new edition of his classic work, ...