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MOTIVE Crime & Mystery Festival

June 2–4, 2023

From cozy crime to police procedural, psychological thriller to true crime, these page-turning genres have created some of the world’s best storytellers, who are much loved by readers everywhere. In addition to being widely accessible, these stories offer varied perspectives on the world around us, and keenly explore contemporary social issues through a captivating narrative.

During June 2–4, 2023, the Toronto International Festival of Authors will shine a spotlight on crime and mystery writing, taking place at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre. This three-day weekend festival will celebrate writers from Canada and across the world.

Programming information will be announced in 2023.

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