Toronto International Festival of Authors

October 24, 2019

November 3, 2019

Free & Ticketed Events

Harbourfront Centre, Queens Quay West, Toronto


Events Description

An incredible lineup of events is coming your way from October 24 to November 3, featuring a combination of Festival favourites as well as new and influential voices. The 11-day Festival will bring together more than 200 participants from over 30 countries for 60+ events, including panel discussions, one-on-one interviews, readings, anniversary parties, book signings, theatrical and musical presentations and more.

As part of the 40th anniversary, this edition will offer a number of added offerings, including TIFA at 40: An Anniversary Exhibition held at Harbourfront Centre. TIFA will also be returning to Toronto’s Union Station for three free events on October 26, 27 and 28, and has partnered with the Toronto Public Library and Library Archives Canada on a new archival podcast series titled Writers Off the Page: 40 Years of TIFA.


Tickets: Free and ticketed events

$18 General Admission (select events $10 & up)
$15 IFOA Supporters

FREE for students and youth 25 and under with valid ID (subject to availability).

How to get tickets?
Buy Online
Box Office & Information: 416-973-4000
Tuesday – Saturday: 1pm-6pm
Fax: 416-954-0366



Date: October 24 – November 3, 2019 – Schedule


Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West M5J 2G8

Paid parking.
Trip Planning by public Transit: TTC / Triplinx – GTA

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