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Toronto Events - International Festival of Authors

By: MediaConnect / 11 Oct 2016
Toronto Events - International Festival of Authors

Now in its 37th year, the International Festival of Authors brings together more than 200 writers from Canada and around the world at Toronto's Harbourfront Centre. This 11-day showcase features the best in contemporary literature, with a large collection of readings, artist talks, interviews, round table discussions, workshops, public book signings, and other special events. From October 20-30, you can meet and mingle with top novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, and biographers. This year's spotlight will focus on new ideas from graphic novelists, non-fiction writers, and Irish writers. Highlighted events for the 2016 International Festival of Authors include:

  • Round-table discussion with English-language Fiction Finalists of the Governor General's Literary Award, 2016 International Visitors Award, the PEN Canada Benefit, and the Harbourfront Festival Prize
  • Humber School of Writers Workshop 25th Anniversary
  • Humber Liberal Arts Conference "Truth, Lies, and Manufacturing Memory"
  • Canadian Children's Literature Festival and Book Bash

Passes to the festival are on sale now and cost $90 for a collection of six tickets to individual events. Individual tickets to events are also available. Looking for a place to stay nearby? Our luxury hotel is a short stroll to Harbourfront Centre, the host of numerous Toronto events. Book your reservations today, and enjoy an exceptional travel experience with impeccable service, amazing accommodations, and a prime location in the heart of the city.

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