International Festival of Authors

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Country and Region CanadaOntario
Type of Festival Literary
Location of Festival Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Festival Contact Information

Authors at Harbourfront Centre

235 Queens Quay West

Toronto, ON

M5J 2G8 Canada
Phone: +01 416-973-4760

Fax: +01 416-954-4323


Festival Description

Since 1980 the International Festival of Authors has taken place in the late fall with a program of panel discussions and lectures, readings, interviews, and book signings. There are also prizes awarded that include: the Scotiabank Giller Prize, Governor General’s Literary Awards, and Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize finalists. There is also a festival bookstore. The participating authors attending and taking part in the festival number approximately 70 authors (fiction, children’s books, biographies, graphic novels and more).

Festival Dates October 24 – November 3, 2013
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Practical Info:

  • Box Office & Information
    • Phone: +01 416-973-4000

    • Fax: +01 416-954-0366
  • Hours
    • Tuesday - Saturday, 1:00pm until 6:00pm
      Open until 8:00pm on evenings with performances 


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