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

The fourth annual Naked Heart LGBTQ Festival of Words will take place in Toronto from November 9, 10 and 11, 2018.

Check out the 78 authors and hosts for 2018:
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Check out the 36 events at the 2018 Festival:

You can purchase your 2018 Festival Pass here for $47. Student/Senior passes are available for $27.

Launched in 2015, Naked Heart is the largest LGBTQ literary festival in the world and the most racially diverse literary festival in Ontario. This festival in the Church and Wellesley neighbourhood of Toronto 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. Naked Heart strives to be as accessible as possible with wheelchair accessibility at all venues and 16 hours of ASL interpretation provided at readings, workshops and panel discussions.

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