Author Series

Enjoy intimate discussions with some of our country's best authors!

Our fall author series is free to attend and will be offered online through Zoom. Registration is required for each event.


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Helen Humphreys - Oct. 15

Helen Humphreys' most-recent acclaimed work of non-fiction is The Ghost Orchard.

Her book The Evening Chorus was nominated for a Governor General’s Award and was a national bestseller. Her memoir, Nocturne, was a finalist for the Trillium Book Award. Previous novels include Coventry, a New York Times Editors’ Choice, a Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year and a finalist for the Trillium Book Award; Afterimage, which won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize; Leaving Earth, which won the Toronto Book Award; and The Lost Garden, which was a Canada Reads selection.

The recipient of the Harbourfront Festival Prize for literary excellence, Humphreys lives in Kingston, Ontario.

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Karma Brown - Nov. 4

Karma Brown is the bestselling author of four novels, and her debut novel, Come Away with Me, was a Globe & Mail Best 100 Books of 2015.

A National Magazine Award winning journalist, Karma has been published in a variety of publications, including SELF, Redbook, Today’s Parent, Best Health, Canadian Living and Chatelaine.

Her latest book called A Recipe for a Perfect Wife was published at the end of 2019 and she will publish another book, entitled Time Change, in 2021.

Farzana Doctor
Farzana Doctor - Dec. 3
Farzana Doctor is a Tkaronto-based author of four novels: Stealing Nasreen, Six Metres of Pavement, All Inclusive, and Seven. Farzana was recently named one of CBC Books’ “100 Writers in Canada You Need To Know Now" She is also a part-time psychotherapist, an activist, and amateur tarot card reader.  
Her book Six Metres of Pavement won One Book, One Brampton in 2018!