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.
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Festival School VisitsThursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:00 AM
The Festival is proud to welcome school children of all ages to Harbourfront Centre. These special visits are pre-registered and exclusive to educational institutions.
In Conversation: Roddy Doyle With Emma DonoghueThursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:30 PM
The Festival’s opening night promises to be one of exhilarating and eye-opening entertainment as two of Ireland’s favourite writers take the stage.
Lit On Tour Woodstock: Readings with Joy Fielding, Brian Goldman & Mojca KumerdejFriday, October 19, 2018 - 7:00 PM
Joy Fielding, Brian Goldman and Mojca Kumerdej will read from their latest works–The Bad Daughter, The Power of Kindness and Fragma–at the Knox Presbyterian Church in the cosy City of Woodstock.
In Conversation: Miriam ToewsFriday, October 19, 2018 - 7:00 PM
Join award-winning author Miriam Toews for a transformative discussion about her latest book, Women Talking, which challenges our thinking about women and men in our contemporary world.
Toronto Poetry Slam: Featuring Jennifer Alicia MurrinFriday, October 19, 2018 - 9:00 PM
Presented in partnership with the Toronto Poetry Project, the Toronto Poetry Slam is a high-energy poetry showcase featuring some of the city’s most engaging spoken-word artists.
Book Bash: Canadian Children’s Literature FestivalSaturday, October 20, 2018 - 12:00 PM
Join some of Canada’s best-known children’s authors and illustrators for a fun-filled afternoon of activities for kids that celebrate Canadian books and make reading fun.