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TIFA Virtual Book Club

The book covers of the TIFA Book Club Fall selections

The official TIFA Book Club is back this fall, in a virtual format, with a new season of exciting and empowering books. All book club sessions are facilitated by author and award-winning educator Catherine Graham, with several surprise author appearances in store. We have capped our fall season at 28 people, to allow more people to participate while still providing an accessible and intimate environment where all readers have the opportunity to participate meaningfully. The book club will meet virtually for one hour at 6pm ET on Wednesdays.

Fall 2021 Season: Titles from the 42nd Toronto International Festival of Authors

SOLD OUT / Starts September 1

Get a sneak peek at some of our participating titles from our upcoming 2021 Festival Programme with this new selection of books for our fall season! The titles include a mixture of Canadian and international authors of different genres of work, including well-known favourites and new emerging authors worth knowing.

Fall 2021 Dates:

This season is sold out. Sign up for email updates to be the first to know about future book club dates!


U of T Bookstore logo Book Clubbers save 15% on general book purchases when you buy your books at the University of Toronto Book Store, the official bookseller of the Toronto International Festival of Authors.

About the Facilitator

Catherine Graham HeadshotCatherine Graham is the author of Quarry and six acclaimed poetry collections, including The Celery Forest, a CBC Best Book of the Year, and Her Red Hair Rises with the Wings of Insects, a finalist for the Raymond Souster Award and CAA Poetry Award. She teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto where she won an Excellence in Teaching Award and is a previous winner of TIFA’s Poetry NOW. Her seventh poetry collection, Aether: An Out-of-Body Lyric, was shortlisted for the 2021 Toronto Book Awards, and her second novel, The Most Cunning Heart, is forthcoming. Visit her online at www.catherinegraham.com and @catgrahampoet. Photo credit: Marion Voysey.

TIFA Book Club Banner with books covers of the selected five spring season books
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