Author Talks & Lectures

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...

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 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 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 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 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 Kean Soo
Fri Oct 12, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join award-winning cartoonist Kean Soo (Jellaby, March Grand Prix) as he shares his process of writing stories, creating characters, and drawing for comics and graphic novels. Kean will be teaching basic writing and drawing t...

Icon of the event Graphic Artist Eric Kim
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

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 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 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.