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 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 Jeff Szpirglas: Countdown to Adventure!
Sat Nov 10, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Jeff Szpirglas, author of Canadian Survival, will be making a perilous stop to talk about how to create an action-packed choose-your-own adventure, and get audience members to help generate one of their own. ...

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 David Gauntlett: How Creativity Builds Stronger Societies
Mon Nov 05, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Runnymede

This talk and workshop is about the social power of creativity. Led by David Gauntlett, author of ...

Icon of the event Cashflow Cookbook: How to Free Up Cash and Build Wealth
Tue Dec 11, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

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 David Gauntlett: How Creativity Builds Stronger Societies
Thu Nov 29, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

This talk and workshop is about the social power of creativity. Led by David Gauntlett, author of ...

Icon of the event Christine Higdon:  The Very Marrow of Our Bones
Wed Nov 21, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Join author Christine Higdon as she discusses her novel...