Author Talks & Lectures

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. ...

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 Mar 27, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Beaches

Alan Dustin is an investment advisor with over 25 years experience and his book, How to Profit From the Next Bull Market, is a complete resource for Canadians seeking to master the stock market and secure their financial futu...

Wed Mar 20, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

The phenomenal success of graphic narratives in recent years owes much to the presence of female cartoonists. Bestselling comics such as Alison Bechdel's ...

Tue Jun 04, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Beaches

Mystery author Lisa de Nikolits, a member of the Mesdames of Mayhem mystery writers' collective, offers her insights into self-editing and how to become a better writer. Free admission. Drop-in. No registration required.

Mon Mar 25, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Rediscover Toronto history through walking and exploration ...

Ongoing event running from Tue Mar 19, 2019 - Tue May 28, 2019
Location: Northern District

Want to write, but not sure where to start? Looking for constructive criticism on what you've already written? Join us for our adult Creative Writing Workshop facilitated and taught by an experienced professional in the indus...

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. ...

Wed Apr 17, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Northern District

For centuries, people around the world have prayed for good luck and warded against bad. Every language features a good luck greeting. Sailors have long looked for an albatross on the horizon as a symbol of good fortune. Jade...

Wed Apr 10, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Richview

Canadian poet Desi Di Nardo will host an interactive discussion and analysis of Canadian poets' works, followed by a personal reading of her own poetry. Participants will also have an opportunity to write their own poetry un...