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 Feb 20, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Toronto filmmaker, Christene Browne, reads from her second novel, ...

Tue Feb 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 Christopher Moore presents:Three weeks in Quebec City 1864. How we got our constitution and why it matters.

Thu Feb 21, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Taylor Memorial

Dwayne Genus and Uchenwa Iroaga Genus discuss their first novel and share the historical biography of Nkechi Iroaga's life growing up in Nigeria and her experience during the Nigerian-Biafran civil war in the 1960's and how s...

Tue Mar 05, 2019 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Toronto-based author and personal finance speaker, Gordon Stein shares easy financial "recipes" from his ...

Sat Mar 16, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

The rules of retirement have changed - people are living longer and have to finance as many years in retirement as they had in their entire working career. So what will thirty or forty years, or more, in retirement look like ...

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 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.

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.

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? ...