Author Talks & Lectures

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...

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.

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

Esi Edugyan is the internationally renowned author of Half-Blood Blues. Her most recent novel Washington Black is an original novel of slavery and freedom, which won the 2018 Giller Prize and was shortlisted for the Man Booke...

Tue Jun 11, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Northern District

Do you find it hard to "sell" yourself during the job interviews? Or to stand out in a competitive job market?...

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?"...

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...

Thu Apr 04, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Hear Andreas Souvaliotis, social entrepreneur and creator of the popular Carrot Rewards health and wellness app, read from his memoir, Misfit. Newly updated and expanded, Misfit tells the story of one of Canada's most unusual...

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 08, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Barry Lopez is an American author, essayist, and fiction writer whose work is known for its humanitarian and environmental concerns. ...

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, ...