Author Talks & Lectures

Fri Jun 14, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

A Voice In Three Languages. Gianna Patriarca discusses the experience of writing and publishing in 3 languages - English, Italian and Ciociaro dialect - and reads selections from her work. Her books reflect upon the experienc...

Fri Jun 14, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Humber Bay

in July 1917, renowned Canadian painter Tom Thomson mysteriously disappeared while canoeing in Algonquin Park. Speculators have offered wild theories of his fate. Cultural historian Gregory Klages offers an authoritative re...

Sat Aug 31, 2019 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

The University Bound with WADOKA Academy (UBWW) program caters to students ranging from JK to Grade 8 and runs every Saturday at York University. In addition to practicing martial arts, the Read to Succeed portion of this pr...

Thu Jul 25, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Come and join award-winning children's author, Andrew Larsen, for a writing workshop.

Sat Jun 01, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join local author Luciana Longo for an entertaining afternoon of storytelling and tiramisu making as she shares her journey of writing her memoir/cookbook ...

Fri Jun 07, 2019 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Toronto journalist, Paolo Canciani, is celebrating his career of 50 years in journalism (Newspaper, Radio, TV). He has recently published a book ...

Thu May 23, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Humber Bay

Make the big banks work for you, not against you! ...

Wed Jun 05, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

80 years ago, a Jewish man escaped Nazi persecution in Austria and resettled in Shanghai. As a refugee, he had a life, a career as the concertmaster of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. He appreciated the safe haven afforded h...

Thu Jun 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Zalika Reid-Benta appears in conversation to discuss her debut book Frying Plantain. In this stunning short story collection, Zalika Reid-Benta artfully depicts the tensions between mothers and daughters, second-generation Ca...