Book Festivals and Events

International Festival of Authors

Harbourfront Reading Series

The Word on the Street

Toronto Public Library: Keep Toronto Reading

Ontario Library Association: Forest of Reading
White Pine (Secondary Schools)


Open Book Ontario
Not really a festival, it’s always there… celebrateing the Ontario writing community on a daily basis!



On-going Events

Harbourfront Reading Series

Toronto Poetry Slam

Live Words
Poetry, Spoken Word, Fiction and Word Based Performance

The Art Bar Poetry Series

Oakville Poetry Cafe


Once in a While…



Please feel free to advise regarding any other resources you think should be added to this list.  Please also advise if any of the links breakdown (as is frequently the case with the internet!)