MOTIVE Mystery & Crime Festival 2024

Toronto International Festival of Authors

March 22, 2024
MOTIVE Mystery & Crime Festival 2024

On Friday, June 7th to Sunday, June 9th, 2024, the Toronto International Festival of Authors is hosting MOTIVE, an annual literacy festival focused on crime and mystery.

From cozy crime to police procedural, psychological thriller to true crime, these page-turning genres have created some of the world’s best storytellers, who are much loved by readers everywhere. In addition to being widely accessible, these stories offer varied perspectives on the world around us, and keenly explore contemporary social issues through a captivating narrative.

Taking place at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre this three-day weekend festival will celebrate writers from Canada and across the world. Audiences will enjoy over 50 events, including in-conversations/interviews, writing masterclasses, and children and youth programming. Activities will take place indoors and outdoors at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, along with online digital content to complement the live program.

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