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  • Cynthia Loyst in Conversation with Roland Gulliver

    Friday, August 21, 2020 - 12:00 PM

    Join The Social co-host Cynthia Loyst for a conversation with Roland Gulliver about her new book, Find Your Pleasure: The Art of Living a More Joyful Life. In her debut book, Loyst focuses on the art of living, love and staying inspired.

  • Reading is Magic Festival

    Sunday, September 27, 2020 - October 2, 2020

    Step into a world of creativity with the Reading is Magic Festival this fall. Six days of free, inclusive and engaging digital events for schools and families. TIFA has joined forces with several international festivals to curate a programme that promotes the value of reading and books.

  • 41st Festival Edition

    Thursday, October 22, 2020 - Sunday, November 1, 2020

    Save the dates for the 41st edition of the Toronto International Festival of Authors, and join us in bringing a new world into focus. The programme will be unveiled this September.

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    Olympic Strength & Unity: A Reading List

    Wednesday, August 5, 2020

    Like many events, this year’s iconic international sporting competition was also affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and consequently postponed until 2021 (July 23–August 8). In the 124-year history of the Olympic Games, this is the fourth time that they have been postponed; once prior in World War I and twice during World War II. We created this reading list that explores the ultimate tests of athletic ability, dedication, strength and unity since the Olympics’ inception.

  • Remembering a Master Storyteller: The Centennial of Ray Bradbury

    Wednesday, August 5, 2020

    “If he hadn’t existed, science fiction would have been a well-kept secret in literature instead of a widely consumed phenomenon” – Robert J. Sawyer 

  • Headshots of buzzworthy Canadian Authors

    10 Buzzworthy Canadian Authors to Watch

    Wednesday, July 8, 2020

    We’re paying tribute to our national roots by highlighting a number of authors who are making waves in Canadian literature from coast to coast.

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