Aloud: A Celebration for Young Readers
ALOUD features the best YA authors at events that take place during the annual Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees™ at Toronto’s Authors at Harbourfront Centre.
The annual BookFest Windsor (formerly Windsor Festival of the Book) combines author readings, interviews and signings with workshops on book arts, book collecting and publishing. Lectures also take place on various aspects of book history and production.
Books by the Bay
Books by the Bay, a northern festival held in Callander, Ontario, celebrates Canadian and regional authors for adults and children.
Brockton Writers Series
The Brockton Writers Series (BWS) is a bi-monthly literary reading series that host writers who reflect Canadian literature and Canadian diversity.
Eden Mills Writers’ Festival
The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival is an annual volunteer-run festival that consists of open-air readings, workshops and seminars taking place along the Eramosa River in the small town of Eden Mills.
GritLIT Hamilton’s annual literary festival, created to celebrate Canada’s rich and diverse literary culture and bring attention to local writers.
International Festival of Authors
The mandate of the International Festival of Authors (IFOA) is to bring together the best writers of contemporary world literature. The festival includes readings, interviews, lectures and round-table discussions, as well as public book signings.
Lakefield Literary Festival
The Lakefield Literary Festival began in 1995 as a celebration of the work of Margaret Laurence. Since that time, the festival has expanded into a celebration of Lakefield authors and those from the surrounding areas.
Ottawa International Writers Festival
The Ottawa International Writers Festival takes place twice a year, in the spring and fall, and features both internationally acclaimed and local authors.
The annual children’s literary festival takes place every September in Rockton, Ontario.
The Art Bar Poetry Series
The Art Bar is recognized as Canada’s longest running poetry-only, weekly reading series. Since 1991, it has featured both emerging and established poets from across Canada and occasionally from abroad.
The Scream Literary Festival
The festival began when the Dream in High Park stage in Toronto was commandeered on an off-night for a poetry reading. It has since evolved into a multi-day festival consisting of a unique collection of literary events taking place around Toronto.
The Toronto Festival of Storytelling
This annual festival celebrates the past, present and future of the storytelling art form.