Author Talks & Lectures

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 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 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 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 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 ...

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. ...