TIFA: Women Talking - A Theatrical Exploration with Miriam Toews
Oct
29
8:00 PM20:00

TIFA: Women Talking - A Theatrical Exploration with Miriam Toews

Join bestselling author Miriam Toews as she discusses her electrifying novel, WOMEN TALKING. In partnership with the Edinburgh International Book Festival, this presentation features a theatrical performance based on the novel

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Panel Discussion, Performance, Q & A: 40th Festival Edition | Festivals

Fleck Dance Theatre

207 Queens Quay West

Cost: $18

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PAGE SOCIETY PRESENTS: Gothic Book Club
Oct
30
6:00 PM18:00

PAGE SOCIETY PRESENTS: Gothic Book Club

Bring along your favourite scary story for the Page Society’s first Gothic Book Club! We’ll share our favourite gothic and horror titles, talk about the keys to suspenseful writing, and swap a few ghost stories… just in time for Hallowe’en!

Meet us at Storm Crow Manor for the Book Club — then stick around and help us conquer Storm Crow’s Horror Trivia!

DETAILS:

Where: Storm Crow Manor

When: 6pm - 8pm (Book Club); 8pm - 11pm (Trivia)

Cost: Free + your own drinks

BYOB (Bring Your Own Book!)

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TIFA: Reading & Conversation - Rune Christiansen, Michael Crummey, and Horace Ho
Oct
31
7:00 PM19:00

TIFA: Reading & Conversation - Rune Christiansen, Michael Crummey, and Horace Ho

Rune Christiansen, Michael Crummey, and Horace Ho deal with difficult themes of grief and loss in childhood in their most recent works

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Book Signing, Panel Discussion, Q & A, Reading

Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre

235 Queens Quay West
Toronto M5J 2G8

Cost: $18

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TIFA: Reading & Conversation with Michael Christie, Emma Donoghue, and Ian Williams
Oct
31
8:00 PM20:00

TIFA: Reading & Conversation with Michael Christie, Emma Donoghue, and Ian Williams

Three celebrated authors untangle the complicated and tender family dramas showcased in their latest works!

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 8:00 PM

Book Signing, Panel Discussion, Q & A, Reading: 40th Festival Edition | Festival

Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre

235 Queens Quay West
Toronto M5J 2G8
Cost: $18

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TIFA: A City of Books - 45 Years of the Toronto Book Awards
Nov
2
to Nov 4

TIFA: A City of Books - 45 Years of the Toronto Book Awards

Witness the unveiling of the commemorative stone for 2018 Toronto Book Award winner David Chariandy, followed by a roundtable discussion with special guest authors!

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Reception, Special Event

Ceremony: Queens Quay Terminal

Reception: Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
Toronto

Cost: Free (registration recommended)

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TIFA: TIFF Docs Premier - Margaret Atwood, Word After Word After Word Is Power
Nov
7
7:00 PM19:00

TIFA: TIFF Docs Premier - Margaret Atwood, Word After Word After Word Is Power

We’ve not been able to stop talking about Margaret Atwood for 40 years — for good reason! Join the world premiere screening of this documentary about one of Canada’s most celebrated authors and poets.

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Film Screening, Panel Discussion, Q & A

Cinema 1, TIFF Bell Lightbox

350 King St West
Toronto M5V 3X5
Cost: $17

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TIFA on Tour (Coburg): In Conversation with Jennifer Robson
Nov
17
5:00 PM17:00

TIFA on Tour (Coburg): In Conversation with Jennifer Robson

Join bestselling author (and all-around gem) Jennifer Robson in Coburg, where she’ll tell all about her experience as a published author and read from her latest work of historical fiction, The Gown!

Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Book Signing, Interview, Q & A, Reading: Lit On Tour

Venture13

739 D'Arcy Street
Cobourg K9A 0H6
Cost: Free (Registration recommended)

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When Women Write
May
29
7:30 PM19:30

When Women Write

  • Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Four diverse Canadian authors — Loren EdizelSusan GlickmanC. Fong Hsiung and Tehmina Khan — whose latest novels involve powerful female characters struggling with oppression in the world around them discuss what it means to be a “woman writer.”

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Book Launch: THE FARM, Joanne Ramos
May
29
6:30 PM18:30

Book Launch: THE FARM, Joanne Ramos

Another Story Bookshop and Doubleday Canada are hosting the Canada launch of THE FARM by Joanne Ramos!

This event features Joanne Ramos in conversation with Lisa Valencia-Svensson, along with a celebration of the newly re-issued Penguin Classic "America Is In The Heart" by Carlos Bulosan.

WHERE: Another Story Bookshop, 315 Roncesvalles Avenue

WHEN: May 29, 6:30PM

PRICE: Free!

For more information, visit the Facebook event

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Indie Bookstore Day!
Apr
27
9:30 AM09:30

Indie Bookstore Day!

Queen Books is celebrating Independent Bookstore Day with all day events including a sidewalk sale (weather permitting), some amazing Toronto-based authors as guest booksellers, story times with children’s authors and illustrators, crafts, and giveaways!

Author Schedule:

9:30AM – Mireille Messier for bookselling & Bilingual (French & English) storytime, author of The Branch/Ma branche prefereeÀ qui le coco?, and many more.

10:00AM – Susan Hughes for bookselling & storytime, author of Walking in the City with Jane and What Happens Next

10:30AM – Hilary Leung for bookselling & storytimeauthor of Will Bear Share?, Will Sheep Sleep?, Will Ladybug Hug?Will Giraffe Laugh?, and Stego-cumulus

11:00AM – Barbara Reid for bookselling & storytime, author of many children’s books including The Party, The Subway MousePicture a Tree and Welcome Baby. 

12:00PM – Claudia Dey,  author of Heartbreaker & Stunt

1:00PM – Anne T. Donahue, author of Nobody Cares

2:00PM – Holly Hatam for bookselling & storytime, author of Unicorns are Real & Dragons are Real & Naben Ruthnum, author of Curry and Find You in the Dark

3:00PM – Michelle Kadarusman for bookselling & storytime, author of Theory of Hummingbirds, and Sarah Hampson for bookselling and storytime, author of Dr. Coo and the Pigeon Protest

4:00PM  – Vikki VanSickle, author of If I Had A Gryphon

4:30PM – Naomi M. Moyer, author of Black Women Who Dared 

5:00PM – Danielle Young-Ullman, author of Everything Beautiful is Not Ruined

and more TBA!

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Book Launch: Chance Encounters with Wild Animals by Monica Kidd (Poetry)
Apr
3
6:00 PM18:00

Book Launch: Chance Encounters with Wild Animals by Monica Kidd (Poetry)

Join Ben McNally books for a literary evening, featuring the launch of Monica Kidd‘s new poetry collection, Chance Encounters with Wild Animals. Monica will be joined by poets Amanda Leduc, James Lindsay, and Shane Neilson, all of whom will be reading from their own collections. the event will conclude with a book signing.

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Discover The Art of Book Making at Toronto Reference Library
Apr
3
2:00 PM14:00

Discover The Art of Book Making at Toronto Reference Library

Discover a selection of handmade books from the Toronto Reference Library's Private Press and Fine Printing Collection. These items showcase the art of book making through some unusual examples, demonstrating handmade papers and bindings, painted covers, hand-set type, and beautiful linocut and plate-printed illustrations.

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