Lit On Tour Cobourg: Meet Jack Granatstein
Sunday, October 14, 2018 – 1pm
Author: Jack Granatstein
Canadian historian Jack Granatstein is the author of many books including The Greatest Victory: Canada’s One Hundred Days, 1918 and will be conducting a presentation in the Town of Cobourg.
Lit On Tour Etobicoke: Kim Fu in Conversation
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 – 7:15pm
The Assembly Hall
Author: Kim Fu
As part of the By The Lake Book Club’s 2018-19 season, author Kim Fu will be discussing her latest novel, The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore, with interviewer Wendy O’Brien.
For more information about this event and to buy tickets, call the Assembly Hall at 416-338-7255 or email email@example.com.
Lit On Tour Woodstock: Readings with Joy Fielding, Brian Goldman & Mojca Kumerdej
Friday, October 19, 2018 – 7pm
Knox Presbyterian Church
Authors: Joy Fielding, Brian Goldman, Mojca Kumerdej
Joy Fielding, Brian Goldman and Mojca Kumerdej represent a powerhouse line-up of bestsellers, award-winners and international talent. They will be reading from their latest works–The Bad Daughter, The Power of Kindness and Fragma–at the Knox Presbyterian Church in the cosy City of Woodstock.
Mojca Kumerdej is supported by the Slovenian Book Agency.
Lit On Tour Windsor: Ondjaki & Randy Boyagoda at BookFest Windsor
Saturday, October 20, 2018
School of Creative Arts (The Armoury)
Authors: Ondjaki & Randy Boyagoda
Two authors, two different events.
First, Ondjaki (Transparent City) will be participating in a panel on magic realism moderated by Josef Bastian.
Then, Randy Boyagoda (Original Prin) will be participating in a panel on family stories in fiction and non-fiction alongside Casey Plett and Jan Wong.
Lit On Tour Goderich: Canisia Lubrin & Nathan Ripley in Conversation
Sunday, October 21, 2018 – 2pm
Huron County Library, Goderich Branch
Authors: Canisia Lubrin, Nathan Ripley
Andy McGuire will interview celebrated Canadian writers, Canisia Lubrin (Voodoo Hypothesis) and Nathan Ripley (Find Me in the Dark), in an intimate conversation at the Goderich branch of the Huron County Library.
Book signing to follow. Books will be available for sale, courtesy of Fincher’s Books.
Lit On Tour Midland: A School Visit with Tim Wynne-Jones
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Midland Public Library
Authors: Tim Wynne-Jones
Multi-award-winning Canadian author Tim Wynne-Jones (The Ruinous Sweep) presents a creative writing master class in the Midland area. This event is exclusively available to the students of St. Theresa’s Catholic High School and Georgian Bay District Secondary School.
Books will be available for sale by Georgian Bay Books.
Lit On Tour Scarborough: Ins Choi & Tina Makereti in Conversation
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 – 7:30pm
U of T Scarborough Campus, Ralph Campbell Lounge
Authors: Ins Choi, Tina Makereti
Canadian author, actor and playwright Ins Choi (Kim’s Convenience) joins New Zealand author and editor Tina Makereti (Black Marks on the White Page) in conversation. The award-winning writers will discuss their journeys to authorship and the pride and pressures of bringing cross-cultural characters to life with interviewer Andrew Westoll.
Tina Makereti is supported by Creative New Zealand.
Lit On Tour Oakville: Eden Robinson in Conversation
Thursday, October 25, 2018 – 7pm
Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
Author: Eden Robinson
Multi-award winning Haisla/Heiltsuk novelist Eden Robinson discusses her work in intimate conversation at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, including her latest novel Trickster Drift. Q&A and book signing to follow. Books will be available for purchase, courtesy of A Different Drummer Books.
To purchase tickets, call the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts Box Office at 905-338-4161.
Lit On Tour Markham: Readings with Andrea Bain, Catherine Hernandez & Carrianne Leung
Friday, October 26, 2018 – 8pm
Markham Public Library, Markham Village Branch
Author: Andrea Bain, Catherine Hernandez, Carrianne Leung
Join authors Andrea Bain (Single Girl Problems), Catherine Hernandez (Scarborough) and Carrianne Leung (That Time I Loved You) for a lively reading of their latest works. Book Signing to follow. Books will be available for purchase, courtesy of Blue Heron Books.
Tickets may be purchased online or by calling the Markham Public Library at 905-513-7977.
Lit On Tour Thunder Bay: Readings with Arjun Basu, Ann Y.K. Choi & Kim Moritsugu
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 – 7pm
Thunder Bay Art Gallery
Author: Arjun Basu, Ann Y.K. Choi, Kim Moritsugu, Ruby Slipperjack
Meet authors Arjun Basu (Waiting for the Man), Ann Y.K. Choi (Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety) and Kim Moritsugu (The Showrunner) at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery. The authors will read selections from their works and answer audience questions at this intimate special event. Book signing to follow. Books will be available for purchase, courtesy of the Lakehead University Bookstore.
Tickets may be purchased online through the link below, by phone at 1-807-577-6427 or in person at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Brodie Library and Waverley Library.
Lit On Tour Keswick: A School Visit with Lesley Livingston
Friday, November 16, 2018 – 2pm
Keswick Public Library
Authors: Lesley Livingston
Award-winning Canadian children’s author Lesley Livingston presents a creative writing master class in the Keswick area. This event is exclusively available to Keswick students.
Lit On Tour Orillia: A Night Between the Covers
Saturday, July 21, 2018 – 9pm
Stephen Leacock Museum & Historic Site
Authors: Molly O’Keefe, Mary Sullivan
Meet Harlequin Romance writers Molly O’Keefe (Lost Without You) and Mary Sullivan (Rodeo Sherriff) for a night of romantic readings and discussion in the heart of Ontario’s lake country.
Lit On Tour Owen Sound: An Evening with Craig Davidson
Thursday, October 4, 2018 – 7pm
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library
Author: Craig Davidson
Spend a night with one of Ontario’s great kinetic writers, Craig Davidson, and take a deep dive into his latest novel, The Saturday Night Ghost Club, with interviewer Richard Thomas.
Lit On Tour Aurora: Kamal Al-Solaylee in Conversation
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – 7pm
Aurora Public Library
Author: Kamal Al-Solaylee
National bestselling author and winner of the 2016 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing, Kamal Al-Solaylee, will be in Aurora to discuss his book, Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means, with interviewer Brock Weir.
Free tickets available starting August 1 at aurorapl.ca