Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

The 34th Annual International Festival of Authors

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Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 12:00pm


Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON
M5J 2G8


Each fall, the International Festival of Authors (IFOA) brings together the world's best writers of contemporary literature for 11 days of readings, interviews, lectures, round table discussions and public book signings.

The IFOA presents over 100 authors writing in categories from literary fiction to memoir, poetry to thrillers. Authors include literary legends Margaret Atwood, Margaret Drabble and Stephen King; International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award winner for 2013, Kevin Barry; Canada Reads 2013 winner, Lisa Moore; renowned cartoonist Seth; Canadian fiction writers Dennis Bock, Joseph Boyden, Douglas Coupland and Michael Winter; international heavyweights Nadeem Aslam, Jami Attenberg, Sarah Dunant, Thomas Enger, Aleksandar Hemon, and C.K. Stead; debut novelists Shani Boianjiu, Owen King, Amanda Leduc and Anthony Marra; poets Anne Carson, Matthew Henderson, Anne Michaels and Peter Norman; mystery and thriller specialists Linwood Barclay, George Pelecanos, Marisha Pessl and Andrew Pyper; and YoungIFOA participants Gordan Korman and Frank Viva.

For more information on specific IFOA events, check out more on Open Book: Toronto's event listing or visit the IFOA website.

Available again this year is the Festival Flex Pass — your chance to purchase a bundle of 10 tickets for one low price of $120 (plus a service charge). Purchase a Flex Pass to reserve tickets in advance without committing to specific performances and save money! But hurry — the Flex Pass is only on sale for a limited time. Tickets can be redeemed for any of the regular priced IFOA events over the phone or in person for any event during the Festival in any combination subject to availability.

Tickets go on sale to supporters and patrons on September 10. Tickets for the general public go on sale September 17. The cost for most events is $18 and $15 for IFOA members.

Entry is free for students and youth 25 and under (subject to availability). Some exceptions apply. Please refer to individual event listings.


Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8 43° 38' 21.6384" N, 79° 22' 59.0232" W

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