The International Festival of Authors (IFOA) brings together the best writers of contemporary world literature for 12 days of readings, interviews, lectures, round table discussions, and public book signings each October at Harbourfront Centre from October 19 - 30th.

For more information on the Festival website:

And, on Saturday October 22, 2011, join us for CBC Day at International Festival of Authors! Here's the schedule for the day:

12:00 - Double Interview
The Sky is Falling, The Sky is Falling
Joe Dunthorne, Colson Whitehead
CBC interviewer: Brent Bambury, Host of CBC Radio One's Day 6

1:00 - Interview
Will Ferguson

CBC Interviewer: Shelagh Rogers, Host of CBC Radio One's The Next Chapter

2:00 - Roundtable Interview
Individual in Society
Johan Harstad, Lauren B. Davis, Bharati Mukerjee
CBC Interviewer:Carol Off, Host of CBC Radio One's As It Happens

2:00 - Double Bill
Canadian Story Tellers
Sylvia Tyson, Doug Gibson
CBC Host: Vish Khanna, Host of CBC Radio 3's The Wrath of Khanna and The R3-30

3:00 - Interview Francisco Goldman
CBC Interviewer: Eleanor Wachtel, Host of CBC Radio One'sWriters & Company

4:00 - Interview Brooke Gladstone
CBC Interviewer:Nora Young, Host of CBC Radio One'sSpark

5:00 - Roundtable Interview
Words of Love
Elizabeth Abbott, James Chatto, John Terpstra
CBC Interviewer Mary Ito, Host of CBC Radio One's Fresh Air

5:00 - Interview
Josh Ritter
CBC Interview: Nana Aba Duncan

8:00 - Interview
Gary Shteyngart
CBC Interviewer: Jian Ghomeshi, Host of CBC Radio One's Q

8:00 - Reading
Brian Francis, Dany Lafferriere,Emma Ruby Sachs
CBC host: Garvia Baily, Host of CBC Radio One's Big City, Small World

8:00 - Reading
Yvvette Edwards, Shilpi Somaya Gowda, Louise Patten
CBC host:Dr. Brian Goldman, Host of CBC Radio One's White Coat, Black Art


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