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...

Thu Apr 18, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Écrivain, poète et universitaire franco-tuniso-canadien, Hédi Bouraoui est né à Sfax, Tunisie. Éduqué en France, il a passé la plus grande partie de sa vie au Canada où il a enseigné à l'Université York, Toronto. ...

Thu May 02, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Ann Hui is The Globe and Mail's National Food Reporter and uses food as a lens to explore public policy, health, the environment, science and technology. Her new book Chop Suey Nation is part family memoir, part social histor...

Tue Apr 16, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Get Ready to Read! Representatives from Penguin Random House and HarperCollins Canada present the best hidden gems and not-to-miss releases from their Spring 2019 lists.

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 18, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Alistair MacLeod's Island comprises a lifetime of toil as a short fiction writer - a grand total of sixteen lovingly rendered, meticulously honed stories preoccupied mostly with the lives, loves and labour of twentieth centur...

Thu Mar 14, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Bertrand Nayet a publié nouvelles, récits, contes et poèmes dans diverses revues et recueils. Il a aussi écrit des pièces de théâtre, créé des mises en scène et joué plusieurs rôles pour différentes troupes du Manitoba. Il a ...

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 Feb 28, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Claire Booth is an entrepreneur, speaker and author. In her new book, The Achiever Fever Cure, she shares her journey of self-transformation, and explains how to find joy and peace of mind, without losing your edge. ...

Thu Jun 13, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Très bien connu pour son écriture d'essayiste, romancier, critique littéraire et chroniqueur historique pour plusieurs périodiques francophones du sud de l'Ontario, Paul-François Sylvestre est l'auteur d'une vingtaine d'étude...