Author Series

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

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


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Karolyn Smardz Frost - February 4

In celebration of Black History Month, Karolyn Smardz Frost will discuss Brantford’s early African Canadian community and share stories of escaped slaves who found freedom in Canada. She will be joined by Lawrence Jackson, grandson of Albert Jackson, Canada’s first Black Postman.

Smardz Frost is the Governor General award-winning author of I've Got a Home in Glory Land: A Lost Tale of the Underground Railroad.

This program will offer insight and knowledge into the history of black people in Ontario and the Brantford/Brant areas.

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Terry Fallis - March 11

Terry Fallis is a multiple award-winning author of seven national bestselling novels.

The Best Laid Plans was the winner of the Leacock Medal for Humour in 2008, and CBC’s Canada Reads in 2011. It was adapted as both a six-part CBC-Television miniseries and a stage musical.

Several other books were finalists for the Leacock Medal and appeared on the Globe and Mail Bestsellers List.

His latest novel, Albatross, was an instant Number One national bestseller. The Canadian Booksellers Association named Terry Fallis the winner of the 2013 Libris Award as Author of the Year.