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Free Events at #FestofAuthors19

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In addition to offering free programming for students and youth aged 25 and under, #Festofauthors19 also offers a selection of events that are free for everyone!

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International Authors to See at #FestofAuthors19

Every year, authors travel to Toronto from all over the world to take part in the Toronto International Festival of Authors. This year, we present a group of internationally acclaimed authors who bring with them different perspectives and techniques.

Here are some names you’ll definitely want to catch while they’re in town!

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Top TIFA Events for Aspiring Authors

The Toronto International Festival of Authors is a hotspot for heavyweights in the literary industry. Over 11 days, professionals will travel from all over the world to take part in this exciting opportunity to network and learn.

If you are an aspiring author, poet, illustrator or publisher, you don’t want to miss these events.

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Emerging Authors at #FestofAuthors19

Toronto International Festival of Authors is well-known as a destination to hear established, celebrated authors. However, we also provide countless opportunities to discover the rising stars of the literary world; the authors that everyone will soon be talking about.

Here are some debut authors whom you should look out for at this year’s Festival.

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The TIFA Backlist

The second season of the TIFA Backlist is releasing episodes once a week all summer. The eight episode season will feature events that took place over the course of the 2018 Festival. You can also binge the entire first season!

You can also read mini author profiles featuring some of the authors featured on the podcast: Esi Edugyan, Vivek Shraya, Ondjaki and Eden Robinson.

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