Toronto International Festival of Authors

October 24 – November 3, 2019

Meet, hear and learn from the world’s leading writers and thought-leaders at the 40th Anniversary edition of the Festival. Tickets on sale September 2019.

WHAT'S ON

As Canada’s oldest and largest celebration of words and ideas, the Toronto International Festival of Authors empowers writers and transforms the way curious readers interact with the written word 365 days a year.

What's On Now

  • Toronto Lit Up: Clelia O. Rodriguez

    Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 7:00 PM

    Clelia O. Rodriguez is releasing Decolonizing Academia: Poverty, Oppression, and Pain and will be celebrating its publication with a Toronto Lit Up book launch!

  • Toronto Lit Up: Jennifer Robson

    Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 7:00 PM

    Join HarperCollins Canada and the Toronto International Festival of Authors in celebrating the release of Jennifer Robson’s The Gown through Toronto Lit Up!

  • Toronto Lit Up: Martha Bátiz

    Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:30 PM

    Join Exile Editions and the Toronto International Festival of Authors in celebrating the release of Martha Bátiz’s Damiana’s Reprieve through Toronto Lit Up!

  • RBC Taylor Prize Finalists in Conversation

    Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:30 PM

    The Toronto International Festival of Authors present the RBC Taylor Prize finalists in a panel discussion with the Toronto Star Books Editor, Deborah Dundas.

  • 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.

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