IFOA Calendar of Events
International Festival of Authors
The IFOA presents a number of special events including readings by Scotiabank Giller Prize, Governor General’s Literary Awards and Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize finalists, as well as the awarding of the Harbourfront Festival Prize.
The 34th annual International Festival of Authors will take place October 24 to November 3, 2013. Mark your calendars!
And be sure to keep an eye on our IFOA Blog for unique and interesting content on the 2013 Festival and participants.
IFOA Ontario, the Festival's touring programme, stops in several locations across the province. For further details visit litontour.com.
Future IFOA Dates:
- 2014 October 23 – November 2
- 2015 October 22 – November 1
- 2016 October 20 – October 30
- 2017 October 19 – October 29
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The Governor General's Literary Awards are given annually to the best English- and French-language books in the categories of Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Children's Literature and Translation. more ...
The Writers' Trust Awards is one of the largest literary prize-giving events in the country, now annually awarding more than $114,000 to Canadian writers. more ...