Innisfil ideaLab and Library presents a series of spring authors


David A. Robertson, Farah Heron and Victoria Butler will lead the virtual discussions

The IdeaLAB & Library at Innisfil is pleased to announce its Spring Author Series! Join us as we welcome Canadian authors David A. Robertson, Farah Heron and Victoria Butler for an engaging and informative series of talks. The Speaker Series is an exciting opportunity for the community to interact and connect with remarkable authors, virtually, from the comfort of your own home. Don’t miss this opportunity to get to know these authors and find your next favorite read.

David A. Robertson

Virtual: Thursday, May 12, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

David A. Robertson is a member of the Norway House Cree Nation and author of numerous books for young readers, including When We Were Alone, which won the Governor General’s Literary Award in 2017. He has also written The Barren Grounds and The Great Bear, the first two books in The Misewa Saga series inspired by Narnia.

Farah Heron

Virtual: Thursday, May 19, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Farah Heron is a critically acclaimed author of adult and teen romances and romantic comedies! Her books have received acclaim from The Globe and Mail, Oprah Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, and have been named Best Books of the Year by USA Today, NPR, CBC Books, and more.

Join us for a Q&A with an author as Farah discusses Accidentally Engaged, a delightful romantic comedy about a Muslim woman who fakes an engagement with the boy next door in hopes of winning a contest cooking for couples!

Victoria Butler

Virtual: Tuesday, June 14, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Victoria Butler is a writer from Barrie, Ontario and is Barrie’s poet laureate from 2018 to 2022. Victoria is the first woman to hold the title. She is the co-founder and editor of “The Northern Appeal”, a semi-annual non-profit literary journal that publishes the work of creators from Simcoe County and Muskoka. Join us as Victoria talks about her first book, Little Miracles, which was published with Black Moss Press in September 2021.

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