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 Sep 25
Tue Nov 27
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 Arctic Pollution
Tue Oct 02, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Frying pans to polar bears: Using ice cores as a time capsule to understand pollutant transport.

Icon of the event Memoir and Feminism in Poetry:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

With self-parody and wit, Myna Wallin's poems explore the societal construct of womanhood, whose promotion of gendered expectations and stereotypes presents an opportunity for the speaker to subvert modern ideals of femininit...

Icon of the event Magic of Literacy
Fri Nov 09, 2018 | 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Location: Deer Park

Kids author Marty Chan shares the hilarious real-life inspiration behind his novels to show students that their own lives can be springboards into great stories. With a little bit of stage magic, he?ll illustrate the writing ...

Icon of the event Meet Authors Harriet Alida Lye and Ele Pawelski
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: High Park

Join us for an author reading featuring two local debut novelists.

Thu Oct 25, 2018 | 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

A reading series showcasing first-rate women writers and their feminist and women-centered work.

Icon of the event Claire Holden Rothman: Lear's Shadow
Tue Sep 18, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Montréal writer Claire Holden Rothman discusses her latest novel, Lear's Shadow, which explores loss and love and the ways we seek redemption through art. Hosted by actor, playwright, and Artistic Director of Toronto's Shakes...

Icon of the event Polyamorous: A Reading and Conversation with Author Jenny Yuen
Fri Dec 07, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Polyamorous looks at how people across Canada are giving themselves a choice to love another way, how these relationships are defined in the modern world, and why many are fighting for the legal right to love who -- and how m...

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...