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

The 7th annual Naked Heart LGBTQ Festival of Words
DECEMBER 4-12, 2021

This year, the Naked Heart Festival will be about 70% virtual over Zoom (on Glad Day TV) and about 30% in-person at Glad Day Bookshop (499 Church Street, Toronto).

Want to be a part of the 2021 Naked Heart Festival of LGBTQ Words? Visit before Tuesday, November 9th @ 6pm EST to fill out an application form if you want to be a part of this year’s festival. Applications will be reviewed on November 9th after 6pm EST.

Launched in 2015, Naked Heart is one of the largest LGBTQ literary festivals in the world and the most racially diverse literary festival in Ontario. This festival that takes places 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.   

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