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TORONTO, August 28, 2012 ----- As a special offer to our Patrons, the International Festival of Authors (IFOA) extends a pre-sale option for Alice Munro’s reading/interview scheduled for Friday, October 19, 8pm in the Fleck Dance Theatre.

As of September 4, Patrons will have the chance to obtain one free ticket to this event and the opportunity to purchase additional tickets at the Supporter price of $20 before tickets go on sale to the general public on September 11.

Authors at Harbourfront Centre Supporter levels:

- Free admission to regular weekly readings
- Discounts on tickets to special events
- A minimum discount of 10% for ticketed events at our festivals (certain exceptions apply)

A one year subscription is $57 and two years is $96(both include HST).

To help us support author travel and innovative youth programming, and be eligible for special promotional offers like the Alice Munro pre-sale, you may wish to consider becoming a Patron with a $500 annual contribution (includes HST).

Patron Supporter
To support our broad range of programming and benefit from behind-the-scenes IFOA experiences, please consider becoming a Patron Supporter with an annual contribution of $1,000/individual or $1,500/couple.

Authors at Harbourfront Centre welcomes your support in maintaining the calibre of talent it brings to you.

All donations $25 and over are automatically issued a tax receipt.

If you are not a Patron and would like to become one and take advantage of this great pre-sale, call us at 416-973-4760.

If you already are a Patron and want to secure/purchase your tickets call our Box Office at 416-973-4000.
All tickets are subject to availability.

Since its inception in 1974, Authors at Harbourfront Centre has hosted over 8,000 authors from more than 100 countries, including 19 Nobel Laureates. Our season runs from September to June and includes the annual International Festival of Authors (IFOA) (October 18–28, 2012), including YoungIFOA and IFOA Ontario; and the annual ALOUD: a Celebration for Young Readers with Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees™ (May 15–16, 2012). For more information visit


Jennifer Asselin:; 416-973-4395
Nicole Baute:; 416-973-5836

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