Communicating Urban Literature & Culture

Kya Publishing


​​​​​​​​​​Toronto Urban Book Expo (TUBE)  - Save the Date for #TUBE2018: Friday, August 3, 2018 !

Kya Publishing’s Toronto Urban Book Expo (TUBE) is the only Canadian event dedicated to celebrating urban fiction. It is an annual exposition of contemporary urban writers where authors and publishers have the opportunity to display, sell, and communicate their projects while promoting support and recognition for urban literature, literacy, and culture.

TUBE highlights published and self-published urban writers and their books—it also features publishers of urban fiction, and guests from the Canadian literary and international urban cultural communities selling Canadian Urban Fiction, African-American Fiction, Caribbean Fiction, Multicultural Literature, Motivational Texts, Autobiographies, and Diverse Children’s Books. ​Partial proceeds from this event support Kya Publishing’sKya Keys Book Donation Program.

Event photos and links to participating authors:

Toronto Urban Book Expo 2014 - Toronto Public Library (Malvern Branch)

Toronto Urban Book Expo 2015 - Toronto Public Library (Malvern Branch)

Toronto Urban Book Expo 2016 - Toronto Public Library (North York Central Branch)

​Toronto Urban Book Expo 2017 - Toronto Centre for the Arts

Toronto Urban Book Expo 2018 - Toronto Public Library (Parkdale Branch)

For information, please contact TUBE[at]