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International Festival of Authors expands its Ontario touring program

IFOA Ontario, an offshoot of the International Festival of Authors, is expanding its touring program to 16 locations, with new stops in Brantford, Markham, Thunder Bay, Toronto, and Woodstock. Box office and event details are available on its new website, litontour.com.

Here is the schedule of events:

IFOA Barrie: Aboriginal Authors Festival
Joseph Boyden, David A. Groulx, Lee Maracle, and Drew Hayden Taylor, Oct. 25 at the Gryphon Theatre, Georgian Gollege

Patrick deWitt, Stephen Kelman, Joshua Knelman, and Meg Wolitzer, Nov. 1 at the Barrie Public Library, Painswick Branch

IFOA Brantford
James Bartleman, Lauren B. Davis, and Dany Laferrière, Oct. 18 at the Woodland Cultural Centre

IFOA Burlington
Anne Enright, Tom Perrotta, and John Burnham Schwartz, Oct. 26 at the Burlington Art Centre

IFOA Hamilton
Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize finalists, Oct. 27 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton
Peter Behrens, Lynn Coady, Stephen Kelman, and Patrick deWitt, Oct. 30 at the Gallery on the Bay

IFOA Markham
Francisco Goldman, Dany Laferrière, and Bharati Mukherjee, Oct. 21 at the Markham Museum Transportation Building

IFOA Midland
Roundtable with Stephen Kelman, Joshua Knelman, Timothy Taylor, and Andrew Westoll, Nov. 2 at the Midland Public Library

Helen Humphreys and Madeleine Thien, Nov. 3 at the Midland Public Library

IFOA Orillia
Clark Blaise, Will Ferguson, Rachel Simon, and Timothy Taylor, Nov. 1 at the Stephen Leacock Museum

IFOA Owen Sound
Clark Blaise, Wayne Johnston, Madeleine Thien, and Meg Wolitzer, Oct. 30 at the Best Western Inn on the Bay

IFOA Parry Sound
Patrick deWitt, Will Ferguson, Helen Humphreys, and Madeleine Thien, Nov. 2 at the Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts

IFOA Picton
Elizabeth Hay, Stuart MacBride, Erin Morgenstern, and Daniel Woodrell, Oct. 28 at Books & Company

IFOA Port Hope
Anita Rau Badami, Rana Dasgupta, Lev Grossman, and Helen Oyeyemi, Oct. 29 at Trinity College School

IFOA Thunder Bay
James Bartleman, Johanna Skibsrud, and Jane Urquhart, Oct. 16 at the Prince Arthur Waterfront Hotel and Suites

IFOA Toronto
Joan Didion with Margaret MacMillan, Nov. 8 at the Brigantine Room, York Quay Centre

IFOA Uxbridge
Sarah Winman, with others to be announced, Oct. 20 at the Wyndance Golf Club

IFOA Windsor
Clarke Blaise, Will Ferguson, and Brian Francis, with others to be announced, Nov. 4 at the Art Gallery of Windsor

IFOA Woodstock
Joe Dunthorne, Joy Fielding, and Johanna Skibsrud, Oct. 18 at the Woodstock Public Library