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Val Tobin will be appearing at various book fairs and events coming soon to York Region or surrounding areas
The Link Winter Market (Two Days)
The Link Winter Market, celebrating local and talented artisans, chefs, and creators, will be returning this year on Nov. 26 and Dec. 10, 2023. Join Val both days and chat about books and writing, and grab signed copies of her novels for yourself or as a gift for someone else.
Dates and Time: Sunday, Nov. 26, and Dec. 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: The Link, 20849 Dalton Rd., Sutton
For more information, visit the Town of Georgina Link Winter Market page.
Newmarket Farmers’ Market Christmas Market 2023
This year, the market will be held on Saturday, November 25, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Newmarket Community Center and Lions Hall. Val will be there with all her books. Drop in and visit if you’re near Newmarket that day. A number of Val’s stories are set in Newmarket, Aurora, and other Ontario towns. This is your opportunity to grab signed copies at a discounted price.
WCYR Open Mic Night at The Sticks in Newmarket
The Writers’ Community of York Region Open Mic event will be held at The Sticks Craft Beer Bar, 13 Main Street South (at the southeast corner of Davis Drive) on Friday, November 10th at 7 p.m. Erika Mac Neil will MC. Val Tobin will participate and read an excerpt from one of her novels.
There is no cost to attend this event. Please consider supporting the venue by purchasing a craft beer, an appetizer, or both! We look forward to mingling with you.
For more information and to RSVP, visit the WCYR Open Mic page.
Kawartha Lakes Writers’ Festival 2023
The second annual Kawartha Lakes Writers Festival for readers, writers and book lovers will take place on Saturday, November 4 from 10:30 AM to 3 PM. Val will participate with a table at the Bobcaygeon Public Library. If you’re in or near Bobcaygeon on November 4, drop in and visit. A number of Val’s stories are set in the Kawartha Lakes region. This is your opportunity to grab signed copies at a discounted price. For more information, see the Kawartha Lakes Writers’ Festival page.
The Bookshelf Book Fair, Newmarket
On Saturday, June 10, 2023, the Newmarket Farmers Market welcomes local authors. Val will be at the Newmarket Farmers Market with other local authors who are members of the Writers’ Community of York Region. For details, view the Writers’ Community Bookshelf page.
Aurora Street Festival
On Sunday, June 4, 2023, Val will be at the Aurora Chamber Street Festival with other local authors who are members of the Writers’ Community of York Region. For details, view the Aurora Chamber Street Festival page.
Newmarket Public Library
Thursday, June 1, 2023, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m., the Newmarket Public Library welcomes local authors who will read from their works and have copies of their books available for purchase. Val will read from her latest published novel, The High Priestess: Persephone’s Return. Come join the fun and buy some entertaining reads for yourself or as a gift for someone else. For details, visit the Newmarket Public Library’s Local Authors page.
The Link Spring Market
Val will be at the Link in Georgina on Sunday, March 26, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Come join her and other local authors to enjoy a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. For more information, visit the Link Spring Market page.
Newmarket Christmas Market
Join Val at the Newmarket Main St. Farmers’ Christmas Market on Saturday, November 26, 2022, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Held at the Newmarket Community Centre, it’ll host a variety of vendors. Get started (or finish) your Christmas shopping. Books make great gifts. For more information, visit the Newmarket Main St. Farmers’ Market page.
Richmond Hill Public Library Celebrates Indie Author Day
Val will be at the Richmond Hill Public Library on Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 12:55 PM to 2:25 PM. Come join her and other local authors to celebrate Indie Author Day. For more information, visit the Richmond Hill Public Library page.
Val and other members of the WCYR will be attending Bookapalooza in Minden on September 24, 2022. An event for readers and writers of all ages and all genres, the day promises to be a fun one. For more details, visit the Bookapalooza page.
Elmvale Sci-Fi Fantasy Street Party in Elmvale, Ontario
Join Val and other members of the WCYR author community on Saturday, June 27, 2022, for a fun street party. For more information, check the Elmvale Sci-Fi Festival page.
Val will have copies of all her books available for purchase. This is your opportunity to get a signed copy.
Val is available for speaking engagements. In 2018 she spoke at Probus in Newmarket and at the Optimists’ Club in Newmarket. Contact Val by email for more information and scheduling.
Val’s Books are available on bookshelves at the following stores and libraries
Ashlie’s Books in downtown Bancroft, Ontario
Newmarket Public Library in downtown Newmarket, Ontario, carries Val’s books. You can find them in the Fiction section and the Science Fiction/Fantasy section of the library.
The Hedge Witch on Leslie Street in Sharon, Ontario carries a selection of Val’s books.
For a complete catalogue of Val’s books, check out the Books and Stories Catalogue page.