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The Word On The Street Saskatoon

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Celebrate the magic of reading at our annual festival in Saskatoon!

Participate in numerous author readings, discussions and activities, and shop in a vibrant Exhibitor Marketplace. Choose to eat al fresco from selections by our outdoor food vendors, or enjoy one of the many fine restaurants on Broadway. There’s plenty to see and do for the entire family.



We are pleased to release our WOTS 2020 Reading List!


This list features the wonderful and insightful Authors & Presenters from across Canada which would have appeared during our street festival.


Over the next few months we will be featuring them, along with their books and written words, follow along and get your reading on!



WOTS 2020 Authors/Presenters


WOTS 2020 HONORARY CHAIR: Guy Vanderhaeghe



Sharon Butala, Season of Fury and Wonder, (Coteau Books), Calgary;

Marina Endicott, The Difference,(Penguin Random House Canada), Saskatoon;



Jason Heit, Kaidenberg’s Best Sons, ( Coteau Books, 2019), Saskatoon;

Harold R. Johnson, Peace and Good Order: The Case for Indigenous Justice in Canada (Penguin Random House Canada,2019), La Ronge;

Harold R. Johnson, Cry Wolf: Inquest into the True Nature of a Predator , (University of Regina Press. 2019), La Ronge;

Candace Savage, Strangers in the House (Greystone Books, 2019), Regina;



French Language

Nadine Mackenzie, Fannystelle, (Historical novel), Winnipeg;



Indigenous Spoken Word

Saskatoon Indigenous Poet Society : Artist’s Axis, ecoaborijanelle, and Monarch Metamorphosis;



Children and Youth

Darren LeBeuf,  My Forest is Green  (Kids Can Press Ltd, 2019) Calgary;

Candace Savage, Hello Crow (Greystone, 2019), Saskatoon;

Doreen Vanderstoop, Watershed, (Freehand Books, 2020), Calgary;

Edward Willet, Master of the World, (Penguin Random House Canada, 2019), Regina;

Nicole Parmer, Welcome to the World, (Independently published, 2020), Vancouver;



Food/Travel Authors

Jenn Sharp, Flat Out Delicious: Your Guide to Saskatchewan’s Food Artisans. (Touchwood Editions, 2020), Saskatoon;

Discover Canada’s Best Authors

Since 2010, The Word On The Street Saskatoon has proudly hosted some of Canada’s finest literary talent. Our tenth annual festival is shaping up to be another great one. Join us to celebrate on Broadway Avenue and online!


The Word On The Street Saskatoon is made possible through the generous support of our partners.