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IFOA announces preliminary lineup for 2016

Madeleine Thien

Madeleine Thien

The preliminary lineup has been revealed for the International Festival of Authors‚ taking place at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre Oct. 20–30.

This year’s event will give prominence to graphica‚ contemporary Irish literature‚ and non-fiction genres. More than 200 authors and publishing professionals are due to attend‚ including headliners Margaret Atwood‚ André Alexis‚ Emma Donoghue‚ Yann Martel‚ Charlotte Gray‚ Jane Urquhart‚ Seth‚ Sharon Butala‚ Viet Thanh Nguyen‚ Michael Deforge‚ David Szalay‚ and Madeleine Thien.

With more authors to be announced‚ a full lineup and programming can be found on the IFOA website.