Author Talks & Lectures

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...

Tue Sep 03, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Members of Crime Writers of Canada introduce, read passages, and talk about their crime and mystery books that take place in and around the city of Toronto.

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

Come and join Children's author, Andrew Larsen, as he presents a writing workshop. Please call 416-394-5300 to register for this program.

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...

Tue May 21, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Beaches

Three members of the Mesdames of Mayhem mystery writers' collective, Rosemary Aubert, Lisa de Nikolits, and Caro Soles, share their experiences and insights as well as answer questions from the audience regarding authorship. ...

Tue Jun 11, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Beaches

Seeing your book in print is a dream for all emerging writers. But it can be a hard journey with rejection at every turn. ...

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...

Tue Jun 04, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Mystery author Caro Soles, a member of the Mesdames of Mayhem mystery writers' collective, offers her insights into giving writers the tools to create better book plots. Free admission. Drop-in. No registration required.

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

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