Black Lives On Campus: A Recommended Reading List

In honour of Black History Month, the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) is exploring works that break down barriers to Black liberation and could inspire meaningful discourse on a post-secondary syllabus. Authors Eternity Martis and Clelia O. Rodríguez have offered up the books they'd put on their dream syllabuses, which include authors of marginalized identities, as well as other timely and timeless conversations. Find their reading lists below, paired with the personal thoughts behind their choices. 

On Wednesday, February 19, 2020, you can watch Eternity Martis discuss her upcoming book, They Said This Would Be Fun: Race, Campus, and Growing Upwith fellow author rosalind hampton (Black Racialization and Resistance at an Elite University) when TIFA Presents Black Lives On Campus: A Roundtable Discussion. The conversation will be moderated by Clelia O. Rodríguez and hosted by Téa Mutonji.

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TIFA Appoints Roland Gulliver as Director

Toronto International Festival of Authors appoints Roland Gulliver as Director


We're delighted to share that after an extensive global search, Roland Gulliver has been appointed the new Director of the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA).

An accomplished cultural leader and recognized internationally, Roland comes to TIFA after 12 years with the prestigious Edinburgh International Book Festival, where he exceeded the high expectations of international audiences, authors, the literary industry, public stakeholders and private sponsors.

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Most Anticipated Events for Book Lovers in 2020

A new year has begun and there are plenty of reasons to be excited for upcoming book-related content in 2020. To give you a taste of what's on offer, the book-loving team at the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) has put together a list of events we're most excited for (so far). We also hope you'll share with us what you're most highly anticipating for the new year.

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