Special Events

  • Barry Lopez

    Barry Lopez

    Monday, March 25

    *SOLD OUT* From the National Book Award-winning author of the now-classic Arctic Dreams, a vivid, poetic, capacious work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters—human, animal, and natural—that have shaped an extraordinary life.

  • Incite: Forged in Fire

    Incite: Forged in Fire

    Wednesday, April 3

    Often it is in the stories of individuals who have transformed their lives that we find a greater sense of possibility for ourselves—and an increased understanding of the often-fraught worlds of others.

  • Incite: Riveting Crime Tales

    Incite: Riveting Crime Tales

    Wednesday, April 17

    Our cultural fascination with crime continues—and so does the incredible array of books and stories to quench the most eager of readers. Partnering with the Crime Writers of Canada, we present an evening of authors as varied as the genre itself.

  • Incite: Seth in Conversation

    Incite: Seth in Conversation

    Wednesday, May 1

    Filled with wit, this Incite event celebrates the long-awaited graphic novel, Clyde Fans, an epic twenty-years-in-the-making tale of the Matchcard brothers and the decline of an industry. For those who know him, Seth is a conversationalist ...

  • My Roots: Free Writing Workshop

    My Roots: Free Writing Workshop

    Saturday, May 4

    Through a mix of writing exercises and easy lessons on how to write well, workshop facilitator Aislinn Hunter encourages writers working at all levels to think imaginatively about places and landscapes called ‘home’.

  • Ian McEwan

    Ian McEwan

    Wednesday, May 8

    *This event is now sold out. Disappointed you didn’t get tickets? We have lots more coming, announced shortly! Sign up for our announcements here.*

    Ian McEwan, the internationally-bestsellin...

  • Incite: The Conversation

    Incite: The Conversation

    Wednesday, May 15

    Pull up a chair to a conversation of endless curiosity: two of the hottest names in Canadian fiction discuss their craft with each other, after first bonding during the 2015 Giller tour. Anakana Schofield’s extraordinary debut Malarky was...