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International Festival of Authors 2016
October 20, 2016 - October 30, 2016
The 37th edition of the International Festival of Authors will run October 20 to October 30, 2016.
Each fall, the International Festival of Authors brings together the world’s best writers of contemporary literature for 11 days of readings, interviews, lectures, round table discussions, public book signings and a number of special events, including celebrations of the Governor General’s Literary Award and Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize finalists, as well as the awarding of the Harbourfront Festival Prize.
Since its inception in 1974, IFOA has hosted over 8,500 authors from more than 100 countries, including 21 Nobel laureates. Our season runs from September to June and includes the annual International Festival of Authors, including YoungIFOA and IFOA Ontario, and the annual ALOUD: a Celebration for Young Readers with Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees™