A conversation with writers and illustrators who capture new perspectives into the city around us, featuring Shawn Micallef, Catherine Hernandez and Michael Cho.
Free. No registration required.
Shawn Micallef is the author of Frontier City: Toronto on the Verge of Greatness, Stroll: Psychogeographic Walking Tours of Toronto and Full Frontal TO, a weekly columnist at the Toronto Star, and a senior editor and co-owner of the independent, Jane Jacobs Prize-winning magazine Spacing.
Catherine Hernandez is a proud queer woman of colour, award-winning author, outgoing Artistic Director of Sulong Theatre and the incoming Artistic Director of b current performing arts. Her books include, M is for Mustache: A Pride ABC Book and her first full-length fiction, Scarborough, which won the Jim Wong-Chu Writers' Award, was shortlisted for the Toronto Book Awards and longlisted for Canada Reads 2018.
Michael Cho is a cartoonist and illustrator based in Toronto, Canada. Michael has worked for clients including The New Yorker, Penguin Books, the New York Times Book Review and Marvel and DC Comics. He has published an art book of his drawings of Toronto, Back Alleys and Urban Landscapes with Drawn & Quarterly and his first graphic novel, Shoplifter was published by Pantheon and debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List.
This program is presented in conjunction with the new exhibit Toronto Revealed, on display in the Toronto Reference Library's TD Gallery. The exhibit showcases paintings, drawings and prints of Toronto from the library's Canadian Documentary Art Collection.