Toronto - Author and former Hollywood Actor Meg Tilly will visit four Toronto Public Library branches next week as part of the Canada Council Heritage Series, Degrees of Nowhere: A Geography of Canadian Writing.

Meg Tilly, formerly a film actress, is best known for her roles in The Big Chill and Agnes of God – for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, as well as an Academy Award nomination. Tilly is the author of two adult novels, Singing Songs (a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program book), Gemma (a Chapters Fiction Lovers Table book) and Porcupine (Tundra), her first young adult novel. She currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia with her family.

Meg is scheduled to meet her adult book fans at:

Locke Branch, 3083 Yonge Street, 416-393-7730  
Tuesday October 23, 7 p.m.

and her young adult book fans at:

Brookbanks Branch, 210 Brookbanks Drive, 416-395-5480
Tuesday, October 23, 2 p.m.

Parkdale Branch, 1303 Queen Street West, 416-393-7686
Wednesday, October 24, 10 a.m.

North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge Street, 416-395-5535 Wednesday, October 24, 2 p.m.

The Canada Council Heritage Series features two months of city-wide readings and discussions, featuring 16 different authors in 34 Toronto Public Library branches. Complete details available at

Literary events at Toronto Public Library are supported in part by a grant from the Canada Council. We gratefully acknowledge their support.