The Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA), Canada’s largest and longest-running literary festival, invites audiences to enjoy some of the most exciting, insightful and entertaining stories, conversations and performances from Canada and across the world. With music, film, dance and exhibitions alongside readings, interviews and book signings, there is so much for audiences of all ages to experience. Taking place on its new dates September 22 – October 2, 2022 at Harbourfront Centre, by Lake Ontario on a newly designed indoor and outdoor campus site, TIFA will have its largest festival to date with over 200 events and activities, many of them free, featuring artists from 30+ nations.
Over 11 days, audiences can meet and hear from their favourite authors or discover their next new read; discuss vital issues of the day with a range of experts in Critical Conversations; explore classic books with the Re-Reads; hone their skills in a series of Masterclasses; enjoy free exhibitions, interactive installations and the bookstore; and explore the TIFA Kids programme, the biggest yet, which offers accessible interactive events, workshops and activities across the outdoor campus. With a new range of day, weekend and festival passes, audiences can drop-in or enjoy the whole day down by the lake.