Wendy O’Brien is a Hamilton-based philosopher and avid reader. She is the host of By The Lake Book Club, sponsored by The Humber School for Writers and The City of Toronto, Bryan Prince Bookseller’s Interview Series and Bourbon & Books. She teaches at Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning where she is currently working on a study of the concept of wonder.

Events Wendy O’Brien was involved in

  • Miriam Toews at By The Lake Book Club

    Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 7:00 PM

    As part of the By The Lake Book Club’s 2018-19 season, author Miriam Toews will be discussing her latest novel, Women Talking, with interviewer Wendy O’Brien.


  • Storytelling in Different Forms: Dionne Brand, Isa Kamari, Pierre J. Mejlak & Ondjaki

    Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 8:00 PM

    This session focuses on the craft of writing, and looks at how Dionne Brand, Isa Kamari, Pierre J. Mejlak and Ondjaki all embrace untraditional writing formats and unique styles


  • The Missing Piece

    Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 6:00 PM

    Nicholas Eames, K.J. Howe, and Emily Schultz talk about characters in search of the lost and unaccounted for with Wendy O'Brien.


  • In Conversation: Marie Darrieussecq & Carol Off

    Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 6:00 PM

    Wendy O’ Brien interviews Marie Darrieussecq and Carol Off on the extensive body of their work, their career and who/what has influenced them as writers.


  • Futile Fates

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:00 PM

    Wendy O’Brien converses with Michelle Berry, Bill Gaston, Immanuel Mifsud and Kathleen Winter about failure, the power of the human spirit and second chances.