By Krystle Hewitt. Mississauga News. Tuesday, September 20, 2022

“The Mississauga Library will be welcoming writers during its upcoming Author Talks series.

The talks, which will be held online, are free with registration and a Mississauga Library card is not required. They are geared for ages 13 and over.

It’s a chance to hear the authors read from their books with an opportunity to ask questions, learn about the writing process and more.

Here’s a look at the event schedule. For more information and to register, visit the library’s Author Talks webpage online.

Zarqa Nawaz

Sept. 21, from 7 to 8 p.m.

Zarqa Nawaz is the creator of the “Little Mosque on the Prairie” TV series and author of the memoir “Laughing All the Way to the Mosque.” Her latest work is a satire called “Jameela Green Ruins Everything.”

Sandra SG Wong

Oct. 12, from 7 to 8 p.m.

Sandra SG Wong writes fiction across genres. She is a finalist for the Crime Writers of Canada Awards of Excellence and a nominee for the Whistler Independent Book Awards. Her most recent work is a suspense novel, “In the Dark We Forget.”

Danielle Daniel

Nov. 9, from 7 to 8 p.m.

Danielle Daniel is an award-winning author and illustrator of Indigenous and settler ancestry. Her debut adult novel, “Daughters of the Deer,” is a historical fiction inspired by the lives of her ancestors.

Maxwell Smart

Dec. 14, from 7 to 8 p.m.

Holocaust survivor Maxwell Smart’s memoir “The Boy in the Woods” recounts his story of how he survived the war by hiding in the forest after his family was killed.”