Explore by Date
TIFA’s most provocative discussion series returns with several engaging panels examining the culture and politics that shape the world around us.
Bite the Book
A new food-focused, multi-sensory series of events combining delicious tastings with conversations, readings, workings and food-writing experiences! Bring your appetite.
New this year, the POP Fiction series spotlights many of the world’s most beloved genres, including romance, crime, horror, graphic storytelling and more.
Explore comedies, ghost tales and everything in between for toddlers to teens, through interactive story times, theatre, crafts, free activities and more for the whole family.
Learn how to craft compelling stories and bring captivating characters to life through hands-on lessons from acclaimed authors and industry experts.
The Performance Series
TIFA’s performance series, offered all Festival long, celebrates the joy and power of live storytelling from theatre to live music, poetry slams and more.
Each session features a contemporary writer discussing influential books and authors, to offer their insight and share their joy as a reader.
The World in Other Words
Meet storytellers from unique communities around the world and across the local neighbourhoods of Toronto in the World in Other Words.
Taking Flight – Dreams of Democracy
A strand of Arabic events with writers from around Canada, the US and Iceland, curated in partnership with Kamel Riahi, whose book Tunisian Frankenstein was banned by the Tunisian government.
Humber Liberal Arts Conference
The ninth annual Humber Liberal Arts Conference seeks to explore displacement and the concept of diaspora through an interdisciplinary lens.
Diaspora Dialogues TOK Symposium
CANCELLED – Recipes for the Perfect Life
Thursday, September 21 at 7:00pm
Turning the Page: The Next Chapter in Cookbooks
Karon Liu, Zoe Maslow, Ozoz Sokoh, and Bonnie Stern
Wednesday, September 27 at 7:00pm
John Lorinc, Karon Liu, and Chantal Braganza
Thursday, September 28 at 8:30pm
Jean E. Pendziwol and Cristina Quintero
Sunday, October 1 at 11:00am
Crumpets & Cornbread & Challah, Oh My!
Cristina Quintero and Sarah Gonzales
Sunday, October 1 at 1:00pm
Join the Party
Yolanda T. Marshall
Sunday, October 1 at 3:00pm
Archeology of Taste
Sunday, October 1 at 4:30pm
Sunday, October 1 at 6:30pm
Wine and Words
Sunday, October 1 at 7:00pm