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Toronto International Festival of Authors
Canada's largest and longest-running festival of words and ideas.
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Max Arambulo is a Publicity Manager at Penguin Random House Canada and a co-host (the most melancholic one) of the semi-prose podcast.
Kai Aareleid is an award-winning Estonian prose writer, poet and translator.
Mona Awad is the author of 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl and the upcoming novel, Bunny.
Bert Archer is a Toronto writer and Globe and Mail columnist, largely about travel and books he finds while travelling.
Elamin Abdelmahmoud is a news curation editor with BuzzFeed News, and writer of Incoming, the BuzzFeed News daily morning newsletter. His debut collection of essays, Son of Elsewhere, will be available fall 2020.
S. K. Ali is the author of YA novels, Love from A to Z, and the 2018 Morris award finalist, Saints and Misfits, which won critical acclaim for its portrayal of an unapologetic Muslim-American teen’s life.
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