Author Talks & Lectures

Sat Feb 16, 2019 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Update: this event is SOLD OUT.

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."...

Mon Feb 25, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come join Burkhard Mausberg, former CEO of Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation and current Commissioner of the Niagara Escarpment Commission, as he presents his award-winning book, ...

Wed Feb 27, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Black Writers Matter is a powerful new anthology of African-Canadian writing, edited by Whitney French. The stories in this collection offer a cross-section of established writers and newcomers to the literary world who tackl...

Wed Feb 27, 2019 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The popularity of craft beer in Ontario has multiplied over the past few years, to the delight of discerning palates across the province. Yet, if you look at who owns craft breweries and who gets represented in craft beer mar...

Thu Feb 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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...

Mon Mar 04, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Ingrid Rojas Contreras talks about Fruit of the Drunken Tree, a coming-of-age story of female empowerment, set in the Narco-world of Pablo Escobar. This novel is a powerful testament to the impossible choices women are often ...

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 ...

Mon Mar 11, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Come join Toronto author Uzma Jalaluddin as she shares her writing journey as a South Asian Muslim-Canadian woman, as well as her experiences as a high school teacher and a newspaper columnist who frequently writes about the ...

Tue Mar 12, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Can You Take It? ...