Past Virtual Events

Event date: Saturday, August 6, 2022, 9:00 pm
Literary Reading or Event

  Paradoxically, in a world that is desperately in need of new ideas - where the failures of colonialism are increasingly apparent in the inherited crises confronting humanity today - the answers may lie in a reappraisal of the past. The Coming Age is a new Penguin Modern Classics book that... More

Event date: Saturday, July 9, 2022, 3:00 pm
Workshop

Here and Now, Discover Mississauga and More will be an eBook that we hope to create from two haiku walking tours and three online haiku workshops. One of 2022 MAC MicroGrant Winning Programs, Everyone is welcome to join us no matter where you live. This new project is aimed to build creative and... More

Event date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 12:00 am
Literary Reading or Event

Since I'm releasing two new books this spring, I'm giving away twice the prizes: two copies of each book, two bookstore gift certificates, and two author visits to teachers. (See details below.) It's been wonderful to connect with readers from all kinds of locations and settings—-schools, libraries... More

Event date: Sunday, June 12, 2022, 2:00 pm
Literary Reading or Event

Join the JPL Youth Space for the launch of You Are My Favorite Color! About this event Come celebrate the launch of You Are My Favorite Color (a picture book) on Zoom! Author Gillian Sze and illustrator Nina Mata will be in attendance to do a live reading, give a drawing demonstration, and discuss... More

Event date: Monday, May 30, 2022, 7:00 pm
Workshop

Join Halifax-based children's author Jessica Scott Kerrin for an engaging presentation on how to write a book series for children! About this event This one hour workshop includes an overview of the types of series, challenges and strategies, helpful tools, how to know when to end a... More

Event date: Saturday, May 7, 2022, 1:30 pm
Literary Reading or Event

Greetings! All are welcome to this celebratory event on Saturday, May 7th, 1:30 PM (Pacific). Pre-registration is required via this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErcemvqDwtGtY4KngF4Jq5L97FKnJ... "With awe and wonder leading the way, Leedahl’s poems chronicle a journey that speaks... More

Event date: Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 7:00 pm
Literary Reading or Event

Baraka Books Book Launch    FOXHUNT    Wed. May 4, 2022 06:45 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)  Register to attend the launch here: Zoom Registration   Luke Beirne will discuss passivity, loyalty and literature in times of political upheaval. Foxhunt arrives just as a new Cold War is closing in.    “A... More

Event date: Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 7:00 pm
Literary Reading or Event

In this literary thriller, a woman agonizes over her mother's suicide and is thrown into turmoil over her attraction to a German. Hannah Baran is 45, a successful Montreal real estate broker with a highly lucrative client who, like her parents, is a Holocaust survivor. One day, she arrives to take... More

Event date: Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 6:30 pm
Literary Reading or Event

Three Authors, One (Online) Launch Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Time: 6:30 PM PST Register at: http://bit.ly/3r8agts   Followed By: Two Authors, One In-Person Signing Date: Saturday, April 30, 2022 Time: 2-4 PM EST Where: Black Bond Books, Maple Ridge Location 22709 Lougheed Hwy. #250 Maple... More

Event date: Thursday, April 21, 2022, 7:00 pm
Literary Reading or Event

Readings by Poet Laureates across Ontario in celebration of National Poetry Month. Apr 21, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. EDT Virtual on Zoom, Register to attend the event. Al Moritz – Toronto Randell Adjei – Province of Ontario Jessica Outram – Cobourg Anna Yin – First Poet Laureate of Mississauga Richard... More

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