Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event The Colours of Birds with Author Rebecca Higgins
Thu Dec 13, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Rebecca Higgins is a writer and mental health educator in Toronto. She will be reading from The Colours of Birds, her debut collection of short stories, published by Tightrope Books.

Icon of the event The War Between Mystery Fiction and Literary Fiction
Tue Oct 23, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Is there murder in literary fiction? Character depth in mystery fiction? ...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Oct 23, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Ron Brown presents: Back Roads of Ontario.

Icon of the event Harold R. Johnson: Clifford
Tue Oct 16, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Harold R. Johnson is the author of seven books, including Firewater, a 2016 finalist for the Governor General Award. Born and raised in northern Saskatchewan to a Swedish father and a Cree mother, he is a graduate of Harvard ...

Icon of the event Hockey Fight in Canada with Author David Shoalts
Thu Oct 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Veteran sportswriter, David Shoalts covers the story of how CBC lost ...

Icon of the event Ocean Protection with Author Sonia Faruqi
Thu Sep 27, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Riverdale

Author of the critically acclaimed book Project Animal Farm, Sonia Faruqi will discuss the importance of ocean conservation and the threats faced by the ocean, including coral reef bleaching and water pollution. These themes ...

Icon of the event Scarborough Historical Society Meeting
Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Richard Fiennes- Clinton presents: Lost Toronto. A look back at demolished architecture of Toronto.

Icon of the event Helen Humphreys: Machine Without Horses
Mon Sep 24, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Celebrated Ontario author Helen Humphreys, presents her new novel, Machine Without Horses, where the narrator explores the writerly process of fictionalizing the real-life story of Megan Boyd, who spent her life crafting fly ...