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: 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: Allison McDonald Ace, Ariel Ng Bourbonnais and Caroline Starr

    Friday, January 25, 2019 - 6:00 PM

    Allison McDonald Ace, Ariel Ng Bourbonnais and Caroline Starr are releasing Through, Not Around 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.

  • 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!

  • Toronto Lit Up: Cecil Foster

    Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 7:00 PM

    Join Biblioasis and the Toronto International Festival of Authors in celebrating the release of Cecil Foster’s They Call Me George: The Untold History of Black Train Porters and the Making of Modern Canada through Toronto Lit Up!

  • The Launch of Black Writers Matter

    Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:30 PM

    This Black History Month, the Toronto International Festival of Authors and Kuumba invite you to celebrate the release of Black Writers Matter, an anthology of African Canadian creative nonfiction featuring works from established and emerging writers.

  • Toronto Lit Up: Oakland Ross

    Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:30 PM

    Oakland Ross is releasing Swimming with Horses and will be celebrating its publication with a Toronto Lit Up book launch!

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