Award-Winning Authors

Authors whose books are popular with 1st year reads, community reads, visiting writers programs!

Tim Riley Author

Tim Riley

Journalism professor and NPR commentator, Riley’s books on the Beatles and John Lennon are consider definitive works. He also speaks about the way that social media has changed the face of journalism.

Video: Tim Riley on John Lennon

Dan Moldea

Organized crime reporter Moldea has covered the widespread impact of “the mob” on business, the entertainment industry, government, and sports for many years, and survived at least one contract on his life.

 

Annie Leonard

Executive Director for Greenpeace USA and widely known for her documentary The Story of Stuff, Leonard is vigorously dedicated to ecological sustainability. Her criticism of excessive consumerism challenges what we make, use and throw away.

Annie Leonard: The Story of Stuff

Raffi Cavoukian

Raffi

Known to millions as a children’s entertainer, Raffi believes that the key to building a humane and sustainable world lies in how we treat our children, a philosophy he calls Child Honouring.

Video: TEDxYYC