Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event Graphic Artist Eric Kim
Sat Oct 20, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Eric Kim is a Korean-Canadian illustrator and comic book creator. He has also worked as an animator, providing storyboarding, concept work and animation services. Join us as Eric gives a workshop on writing and creating com...

Icon of the event Comic Arts Workshop with Evan Munday
Mon Oct 22, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join author and illustrator Evan Munday who will guide you through the process of creating your own comic book or graphic novel. Bring your ideas to life and learn a few tricks of the trade!...

Icon of the event Meet Author Karen E. Smythe
Tue Oct 16, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Karen E. Smythe presents an informal discussion of her new book This Side of Sad, which has been described as "part mystery, part elegy." Based in Guelph, Ontario, Smythe is the author of two previous books, the short-story c...

Icon of the event The Process of Writing
Thu Nov 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Humber Bay

In this 90 minute workshop, author, Anubha Mehta, will give examples on how and where to start developing the plot, how to generate ideas and how to start writing. Learn what makes a story engaging and how to identify the el...

Icon of the event Another Country, Another Life: An Evening with Patrick Boyer
Thu Oct 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

A young law clerk from England falls in love in 19th-century New York and reinvents himself in Canada. Quiet Isaac Jelfs led many lives: a scapegoated law clerk in England; a soldier in the mad Crimean War; a lawyer on swirli...

Icon of the event Meet Debut Author: Tehmina Khan
Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Tehmina Khan presents an informal discussion of her new book of stories and talks about how these deeply moving stories depict the lives of Pakistanis - both privileged and poor.

Icon of the event Origami with Author/Illustrators Hilary Leung and Peyton Leung
Sat Oct 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Join Picture Book Author/Illustrators, Peyton Leung and Hilary Leung for a special origami presentation! The authors will talk about their journey into the creation of their picture book The Pirate Girl's Treasure, an Origami...

Icon of the event Coffee and Books with the Deadly Dames
Wed Dec 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a special Coffee and Books program with the Deadly Dames writers group. ...