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: Ayelet Tsabari

    Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 7:00 PM

    Ayelet Tsabari is releasing The Art of Leaving and will be celebrating its publication with a Toronto Lit Up book launch!

  • 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!

  • Toronto Lit Up: Mark Hebscher

    Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 7:00 PM

    Join Dundurn Press and the Toronto International Festival of Authors in celebrating the release of Mark Hebscher’s new book, The Greatest Athlete (You’ve Never Heard Of), as part of Toronto Lit Up!

  • Toronto Lit Up: Amanda Laird

    Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:30 PM

    Amanda Laird is releasing Heavy Flow and will be celebrating its publication with a Toronto Lit Up book launch!

  • 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.

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