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Free Events at TIFA 2018

The Toronto International Festival of Authors has something for curious readers of all kinds, and that mantra extends to our free events as well. This year, our roster of free programming contains a very exciting mix of first-time and returning events. We’ve listed them all below!

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Author Profiles

We’re profiling some of our authors leading up to the 39th edition of the Festival. Read about Arif Anwar, Vivek Shraya, Esi Edugyan, Eden Robinson, Sarah Winman, Jakub Żulczyk and more! You can also get event recommendations at the end of each profile.

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The TIFA Backlist
Episode 6: Emerging Writers

In this episode, we’ll be featuring readings and conversations from Barbara Gowdy, Kirsten Innes, Mariam Pirbhai, Nicholas Eames and Canisia Lubrin. What do all of these authors have in common? They appeared on our stage as debut authors!

Bonus: We interviewed TIFA directors, Geoffrey E. Taylor and Christine Saratsiotis, about what how authors get invited to our stage, their memorable experiences and how the Festival has evolved over the years.

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