Author Talks & Lectures

Fri Feb 08, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

David Treuer is Ojibwe from the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota, and is the author of four previous novels, and two books of nonfiction. His new book, ...

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 ...

Thu Jan 31, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Toronto-based author and personal finance speaker Gordon Stein shares easy financial "recipes" from his ...

Thu Mar 14, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

In such books as Margaret Atwood's ...

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 ...

Fri Feb 22, 2019 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Malvern

No one would have expected a shy, Black kid from Scarborough to become the author of 12 books, but Dwayne Morgan's life embodies embracing the unexpected. A Scarborough Walk of Fame inductee, Morgan will share the thoughts an...

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

"Gulliver's Travels meets The Underground Railroad: a road trip through the countryside - and the psyche - by the author of Fifteen Dogs."...

Fri Mar 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Nigerian-born British writer, Helen Oyeyemi is the author of the story collection ...

Mon Jan 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Why do some social justice movements fail? How can grassroots organizers and activists build better movements that change the world?...

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. ...