TOK Toronto

A literary symposium for readers and writers

Heliconian Hall and Harbourfront Centre

TOK Toronto, a free three-day symposium for writers and readers that will take place September 20-22, 2019. TOK, is the digital magazine for the non-profit organization Diaspora Dialogues which publishes fiercely honest, freshly original writing from our cities, and from around the world.

Day One will take place at the Heliconian Hall and include new workshops for emerging authors about pitching to agents and publishers. These sessions will be taped for later podcasts. All events are free but registration is required.

Day Two includes four on-stage interviews with eight authors, at Harbourfront Centre – Studio Theatre. Authors include Leslie Shimotakahara, Rebecca Fisseha, Melanie Florence, Joanne Vannicola, Zalika Reid-Benta, Becky Blake, Derek Mascarenhas and Anar Ali.

Day Three we will have two panel discussions for Word On The Street Toronto at the Harbourfront Centre – Toronto Book Awards Tent. Writing While Black in CanLit and Writing In The Age of #MeToo.