Author Talks & Lectures

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 27
Tue Jan 29
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. ...

Icon of the event Howard Akler: Splitsville
Thu Nov 01, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Toronto writer Howard Akler presents his new novel, Splitsville, about how Toronto said no to the Spadina Expressway in the 1970s. Akler weaves together a love affair with a tale of citizens fighting for their community and s...

Icon of the event Tamara Faith Berger: Queen Solomon
Thu Nov 08, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Toronto writer Tamara Faith Berger?s presents Queen Solomon, an intriguing novel that explores the troubled, erotic awakening of two teenagers, while drawing her readers into a polemic of philosophical and sexual politics, an...

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 Mélanie Grondin: An Italian master in Canada
Tue Oct 16, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In churches across Canada and New England you can see masterful stained-glass windows and frescoes by Italian artist Guido Nincheri, yet his work is not well known. Mélanie Grondin presents the story of this artist, who moved...

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 Michael Sims: Frankenstein Dreams
Fri Oct 26, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In ...

Icon of the event Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 years of flight
Fri Oct 19, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

It took 100 years from the time the first woman flew in a plane until the first woman entered the International Space Station. Discover how Canadian women broke through the sky blue ceiling as author and historian Elizabeth M...