Celebrating imagination all year long

Toronto Lit Up: Sea Snooze
Sarabeth Holden
Sat, Jul 27 • 3:15pm
Pirate Life Toronto
Toronto Lit Up 2024
Toronto Lit Up
TIFA Director Roland Gulliver and author Douglas Stuart on stage
2024 Festival: September 19–29, 2024
Thu, Sept 19 • 5:00pm
Harbourfront Centre
Festival 2024
Find one near you, all year long

Who to see

Margaret Atwood
Esi Edugyan
Anthony Horowitz
Lee Maracle
Sarah Polley
Makoto Yukimura

What we do

The Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) inspires and connects through the art of stories, offering book lovers a breadth of bold, ambitious and accessible literary experiences.
Thousands of story creators have been hosted on our stages, including:

Your support means more than words

The Toronto International Festival of Authors has connected authors with book lovers and new readers for over 40 years.
As a registered Canadian charity, we rely on the generosity of people like you to keep doing what we do.
Your donations enable us to:
  • keep programmes free
  • empower local and emerging authors
  • showcase impactful international writers
  • unite curious readers to celebrate and learn from the best thinkers and storytellers of our time
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