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

The fifth annual Naked Heart LGBTQ Festival of Words will take place in Toronto from November 22, 23 and 24 2019 at Glad Day Bookshop and Buddies in Bad Times.

The program is now LIVE :

Get your all-access Festival Pass now:
Passes are $17 or $27 and can be picked up during the Festival at Glad Day

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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