IFOA 36 starts today! Below is list of our most anticipated events, both free and ticketed. It’s not a coincidence that you can actually attend every one of the events we’ve picked. Go to them! IFOA is one of the most important literary festivals in Canada in both breadth and depth. If you’re short on cash, go see the free shows. There are always options to get your literary fix.

Clicking on the event titles below will bring you to the official IFOA event page. 


Sunday, October 25
In Conversation with Christian Bök
…because we like it when it’s weird.

Wednesday, October 28
Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Finalists
…because it’s hard to say quickly. And Shani Mootoo is an angel.

Friday, October 30
The Best Canadian Poetry Launch
…because that’s one hell of a line up.



Saturday, October 24
Drawing Graphic Conclusions
…because a story is a story and graphic novels need more love.

Monday, October 26
2015 IV Keynote Address
…because we all need to know more about publishing.

Tuesday, October 27
A Celebration of BookThug
…because if every time you read BookThug it’s a celebration.


See you at Harbourfront!