Author Talks & Lectures

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

In such books as Margaret Atwood's ...

Wed May 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Samra Zafar arrived in Canada as a teenage bride in an arranged marriage, and faced over a decade of oppression and opposition. Refusing to give up, she took the courageous step to leave her marriage and build a new life for ...

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...

Tue Apr 16, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Kristen Worley is the first athlete to legally challenge the gender policies of the International Olympic Committee and related international sports bodies, which she successfully argued were designed to discriminate against ...

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? ...

Tue Feb 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Authors Jim Smith and Marc di Saverio read from their work. Hosted by Lillian Necakov.

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...

Wed Apr 03, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Suzanne Methot, a Nehiyaw (Cree) writer, editor, educator, and community worker, shares her own and others' stories to trace the roots of colonial trauma and the mechanisms by which trauma has become intergenerational, and sh...