Upcoming Events 2018 Season

Lit On Tour Cobourg: Meet Jack Granatstein

Sunday, October 14, 2018 – 1pm
Victoria Hall

Presentation
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.

For additional information and author bios, click here.

Lit On Tour Etobicoke: Kim Fu in Conversation

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 – 7:15pm
The Assembly Hall

Reading/Interview
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 assembly@toronto.ca.

For author bio, click here.

Lit On Tour Woodstock: Readings with Joy Fielding, Brian Goldman & Mojca Kumerdej

Friday, October 19, 2018 – 7pm
Knox Presbyterian Church

Reading/Interview
Authors: Joy Fielding, Brian Goldman, Mojca Kumerdej

Joy FieldingBrian 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 DaughterThe Power of Kindness and Fragma–at the Knox Presbyterian Church in the cosy City of Woodstock.

For ticket information and author bios, click here.

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)

Reading/Interview
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.

To purchase tickets, click here.

Lit On Tour Goderich: Canisia Lubrin & Nathan Ripley in Conversation

Sunday, October 21, 2018 – 2pm
Huron County Library, Goderich Branch

Reading/Interview
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.

For additional information and author bios, click here.

Lit On Tour Midland: A School Visit with Tim Wynne-Jones

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Midland Public Library

School visits
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

Interview
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.

For ticket information and author bios, click here.

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

Interview
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.

For additional information and author bios, click here.

Lit On Tour Markham: Readings with Andrea Bain, Catherine Hernandez & Carrianne Leung

Friday, October 26, 2018 – 8pm
Markham Public Library, Markham Village Branch

Reading
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.

For ticket information and author bios, click here.

Lit On Tour Thunder Bay: Readings with Arjun Basu, Ann Y.K. Choi & Kim Moritsugu

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 – 7pm
Thunder Bay Art Gallery

Reading
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.

For ticket information and author bios, click here.

Lit On Tour Keswick: A School Visit with Lesley Livingston

Friday, November 16, 2018 – 2pm
Keswick Public Library

School visit
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.

For additional information and author bio, click here.

Past Events

Lit On Tour Orillia: A Night Between the Covers

Saturday, July 21, 2018 – 9pm
Stephen Leacock Museum & Historic Site

In Conversation
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.

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Lit On Tour Owen Sound: An Evening with Craig Davidson

Thursday, October 4, 2018 – 7pm
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library

In Conversation
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.

For ticket information and author bios, click here.

Lit On Tour Aurora: Kamal Al-Solaylee in Conversation

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – 7pm
Aurora Public Library

Reading/Interview
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

For additional information and author bios, click here.