Author Event: Kerri Sakamoto Aurora Public Library is thrilled to welcome the author of the Commonwealth Prize-winning and Governor General's Literary Award-nominated The Electrical Field. Her new book Floating City, is described as ‘Citizen Kane reimagined, a novel about ambition and the relentless desire to belong’. Wednesday May 23, 7:00 p.m. Free.
The International Festival of Authors Ontario presents IFOA Aurora with award-winning poet Gwen Benaway.
Gwen Benaway is an award-winning two-spirited trans poet of Anishinaabe and Metis descent.
Reading & Q&A
In collaboration with the Aurora Cultural Centre
Free tickets available at APL or the ACC
Aurora Cultural Centre
Meet Brian Francis, author of the 2017 selection Natural Order and get insight into the real life experiences that shaped the novel.
Best-selling Author, journalist and military historian will share his trip to Vimy France commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Combined with his book, Victory At Vimy: Canada Comes of Age, April 9 – 12, 1917 Mr. Barris reconstructs the blow-by-blow moments of that historic four-day operation that some say changed the momentum of the war. Wednesday May 10, 7:00 p.m. Pre-register online.
Deadly Dames: Death by Alligator? Lethal Sewing Machine? Meet the Mystery writers that make up the ‘Deadly Dames’: Catherine Astolfo, Janet Bolin, Alison Bruce, Melodie Campbell and Joan O'Callaghan. They’ll share their books and talk about the art of mystery and suspense writing, women in writing and publishing, balancing writing with a day job. Pre-register online.
Victory Lap Retirement: Work While You Play, Play While You Work - The Joy of Financial Independence...at Any Age! Meet best-selling authors Mike Drak and Jonathan Chevreau. The rules of retirement have changed and there's more at risk than ever. Learn how to create a low stress fulfilling lifestyle, a unique blend of work and play that will allow you to live life to the fullest. Pre-register online or at the Adult Information Desk.