Toronto International Festival of Authors

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Event date October 22 – November 1, 2020 LocationHarbourfront Centre Official website Official website

Presenting the finest international novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers and biographers, TIFA is one of the largest literary festivals in the world.

A guest author is interviewed at Harbourfront Centre Toronto for the International Festival of Authors.

Bringing a New World into Focus

Celebrating its 41st year in 2020, the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) brings together the world’s best writers of contemporary literature in a brand new virtual format that will be primarily free and accessible from around the world. TIFA will bring together over 200 authors alongside musicians, artists and performers through live-streamed conversations, readings, performances, workshops and more, connecting communities and diving into important discussions relevant to these unprecedented times.

  The full 2020 Festival lineup will be announced on September 22, 2020.