Samuel R. Delany at Naked Heart 2016 (Photo: Mitchel Raphael)

The 8th annual Naked Heart LGBTQ Festival of Words
DECEMBER 21 – January 20

This year, the Naked Heart Festival will be about 95% virtual over Zoom (on Glad Day TV) and about 5% in-person at Glad Day Bookshop (499 Church Street, Toronto). It will take place over 4 weeks. WEEK ONE and WEEK TWO have been announced and the rest of the dates are coming soon. This year we are mostly offering workshops online.

Week two naked heart 2022

week one

Launched in 2015, Naked Heart is one of the largest LGBTQ literary festivals in the world. This festival that takes places in the Church and Wellesley neighbourhood of Toronto and includes workshops, panels, performances and discussions for writers and lovers of words. The festival hub is at Glad Day Bookshop (499 Church Street), the world’s longest-running LGBTQ bookstore.

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