40th Edition

October 24 – November 3, 2019

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

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As Canada’s largest and longest-running celebration of words and ideas, we connect writers and curious readers of every kind. Join us all year round!

What's On Now

  • Drew Hayden Taylor at the CNE

    Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM

    The Toronto International Festival of Authors returns to the CNE to kick off its 40th Anniversary celebrations with a look into the illustrious career of Drew Hayden Taylor.

  • Toronto Lit Up: Fireweed

    Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 6:00 PM

    Join Kegedonce Press and the Toronto International Festival of Authors in celebrating the release of Tunchai Redvers’ Fireweed through Toronto Lit Up!

  • Toronto Lit Up: Red Oblivion

    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 6:00 PM

    Leslie Shimotakahara is releasing her novel, Red Oblivion, and will be celebrating its publication with a Toronto Lit Up book launch! Join Dundurn Press and the Toronto International Festival of Authors for this exciting event.

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