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About The Word On The Street
The Word On The Street is a non-profit organization that celebrates Canadian reading, writing, and champions literacy, primarily through a free, annual outdoor festival.
- To ensure that the people of Halifax know about the annual festival, and value it as having the best and broadest offerings within the Canadian publishing industry.
- To ensure that The Word On The Street helps Nova Scotians become 100% literate through its effective support for literacy awareness and programs.
- To ensure that The Word On The Street is a valuable and vital event for the Atlantic Canadian publishing industry and a top choice for Atlantic Canadian authors, poets, spoken-word artists, illustrators, journalists, publishing houses (big and small), and booksellers.
"We are a modern day spectator sport of book celebration!"