Author Talks & Lectures

Tue Mar 26, 2019 | 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Deer Park

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

Thu Mar 21, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

Mon Apr 15, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Andre Dubus III is the author of Dirty Love, The Garden of Last Days, House of Sand and Fog (a finalist for the National Book Award), and Townie, winner of an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature.

Wed Apr 10, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

"How do we, survivors of sexual violence, actually endure living this way? And how can we, all of us, make things easier for survivors who are forced to endure living this way?"...

Wed Mar 20, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Don Mills

In many instances, investment success can be achieved by avoiding costly mistakes. In this presentation, investors will explore the warning signs in plain sight by understanding the basics of the balance sheet and earnings st...

Wed Mar 13, 2019 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Wattpad stories have been made into movies, TV shows, and best-selling novels. Watty Award winner Maaja Wentz explains how to serialize your story on Wattpad and attract an international readership.

Wed May 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Anakana Schofield is one of the most unique, clever voices in contemporary fiction. Her award-winning novels include Malarky and Martin John, which was shortlisted for the Giller Prize. ...

Thu Jun 13, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Rediscover Toronto history through walking and exploration of city limits. Edward Brown presents his nonfiction book, ...

Mon Apr 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Valeria Luiselli is one of Mexico's most innovative young writers. An acclaimed writer of both fiction and nonfiction, Luiselli appears to discuss her new book, ...

Mon May 13, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Deer Park

My talk concerns the interplay between actual historical figures and the tale the novel tells. The illustrated talk fits this novel based on Toronto's history, within Toronto's history itself. "It took so great a labour," Ve...