EventsFireside Chat with Alex Wong (author of Prehistoric)

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Fireside Chat with Alex Wong (author of Prehistoric)

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Angus Glen Branch

Description

Join us for a cozy fireside chat with writer, author, and content producer, Alex Wong, who recently published Prehistoric: The Audacious and Improbable Origin Story of the Toronto Raptors. We’ll chat about the Raptors, his writing, career and what it was like for him growing up in Markham.

About Alex Wong

Alex Wong is a writer, author, and content producer based in Toronto. An NBA features writer since 2014, he has published work at the New York Times, GQ, Complex, SLAM, and other places. Alex co-hosted the weekly Toronto Raptors show “Run It Back” for Yahoo Sports Canada until 2021 when he joined Sportsnet as the producer and was the co-host of “The Raptors Show With Will Lou,” and helped shape the program into the number-one ranked basketball podcast in Canada until 2024. In 2019, he co-wrote “We The Champs,” a special commemorative book on the Toronto Raptors’ historic run to the 2019 NBA championship. In 2021, he published “Cover Story,” a behind-the-scenes look at the most iconic basketball-related magazine covers of all-time. In 2023, He published “Prehistoric,” a book about the origin story of the Toronto Raptors.

Program:
Asian Heritage Month
Suitable for:
Adult
Teens
Older Adult
Type:
Books & Reading
Language:
English

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