October 20, 2016 3:03pm
OCT 20-30, 2016
International Festival of Authors (IFOA)
231 Queens Quay W.
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
Bestselling Paris-based novelist and musician, Lola Lafon, is to be featured at the 37th edition of the International Festival of Authors. The author of three previous novels, Lafon was born in France and grew up in Sofia and Bucharest. The original French edition of The Little Communist Who Never Smiled won ten prizes, including the prestigious Prix de la Closerie des Lilas. She lives in Paris.
2016 IFOA welcomes over 200 Canadian and international participants to Toronto. The Festival brings together the world’s best writers of contemporary literature for 11 days of readings, interviews, artist talks, round table discussions, public book signings and a number of special events. The IFOA takes place at the Harbourfront Centre, where the city meets the lake, from October 20th to the 30th.