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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. Objectives:

  • 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!"

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The Word on the Street Halifax Contact Information

Word on the Street Halifax Society Book and Magazine Festival is completely organized by volunteers and does not have regular office hours.  Please contact us by email if you have a question.

Thank you for your patience and understanding

Lesley Dunn, Board Chair


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