Author Talks & Lectures

Thu May 02, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

From rural villages to the city of Mumbai, Toronto author Aparna Kaji Shah's four short stories reflect on the challenges and triumphs of strong female characters dealing with difficult, life-changing situations in modern Ind...

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.

Sat Mar 30, 2019 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Writing a story has many stages. Where does our creativity come from? How do we craft our characters and moments so they come alive on the page and have the effect on our readers that we imagine? ...

Tue Mar 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Bendale

Join us for talks on historical subjects. Meetings are free and include refreshments. At this meeting Ron Brown presents: Canada World Wonders. Take a journey across Canada to visit our world-renowned natural and historic Lan...

Wed May 22, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Dans son livre « Avant après », un mélange engageant de journalisme, d'essais, de mémoires et d'analyse politique, le journaliste québécois Frédérick Lavoie tente de tester une question simple: la littérature (en particulier ...

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.

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. ...

Mon May 06, 2019 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Do you have a fear of Public Speaking?...

Thu May 23, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Yorkville

Hélène Koscielniak est une auteure originaire du Nord de l'Ontario. Elle a travaillé dans le domaine d'éducation et s'est impliquée dans plusieurs organismes connexes, Direction générale de la condition féminine de l'Ontario...

Tue Feb 26, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Humans aren't hard-wired to be good investors: we all have instincts and biases that sabotage the way we manage money.