Registration - The FOLD


An overview of the festival schedule and speakers.


The 2023 Festival of Literary Diversity will run from April 30 – May 7. Events from April 30 – May 3 are virtual, while events from May 4 – May 7 will take place at Brampton’s Rose Theatre. Select in-person events will be live-streamed and available for later viewing in the FOLD’s virtual festivla platform.

Scroll down to see the complete event schedule and click on a date to see that day’s full list of events.

Participants will be able to watch live events on-demand after they air until June 7.

The virtual experience also includes a virtual Exhibit Hall with more than 20 publishing professionals and festival features like a virtual leaderboard and live chat option.

Once again this year, festival goers will also be able to access their festival experience via the festival’s mobile app.

For information on bringing a class to the festival, check out our Educator information.

Virtual-only Passes are $20

Virtual Plus In-Person Passes are $45.

Tickets for the three Specialty Events (Dine + Draw: Dumpling Edition ($25), The Great Readception: A Literary Cabaret ($20), and The Historical Fiction High Tea ($25) must be purchased separately. Tickets for the Specialty Events must be purchased before April 30.

Patron Passes are also available for those in need.



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