Author Talks & Lectures

Thu Mar 14, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Author and journalist James FitzGerald discusses his life and craft. His ...

Thu May 16, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Adult & children's author Cary Fagan discusses the writer?s life and craft. Cary?s 6 novels and 3 story collections include ...

Tue Apr 16, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A compelling tale of cultural expectations, career ambitions and our relationships with the people who know us best. Kathy Wang discusses her novel, ...

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.

Mon Apr 29, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Using compelling historical evidence, Pascoe discusses his book, Dark Emu, which reveals that Aboriginal systems of food production and land management have been understated in modern retellings of early Aboriginal history--a...

Fri Mar 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Helen Oyeyemi is the author of the story collection What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours, along with five novels, most recently Boy, Snow, Bird, which was a finalist for the 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She was the recipient ...

Mon May 06, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In luscious prose, the author discusses her book, The Chef's Secret, which serves up power, intrigue, and passion, bringing Renaissance Italy to life in a delectable fashion. ...

Tue Apr 02, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Albert Woodfox served more than four decades in solitary confinement―in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours a day, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana―all for a crime he did not commit. ...

Wed May 22, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Mexican writer talks about his prize-winning novels, which offer a new language of violence for the US-Mexico border.