Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted some of the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our next festival is shaping up to be another great one. Check out all of the confirmed authors, performers, and storytellers below!
Bestselling author Alice Kuipers has published five award-winning YA novels internationally, along with two picture books featuring twins Violet and Victor, and the first book in her upcoming chapter books series with Chronicle Books: Polly Diamond and the Magic Book. She has two more books coming out next year. Her work is published in 34 countries and she regularly shares books she loves on CTV. Alice has four children.
Find her writing tips here: www.alicekuipers.com
Children’s and Young Adult: (Saskatoon, SK), Me (and) Me
It’s Lark’s seventeenth birthday, and although she’s hated to be reminded of the day ever since her mom’s death three years ago, it’s off to a great start. Lark has written a killer song to perform with her band, the weather is stunning and she’s got a date with gorgeous Alec. The two take a canoe out on the lake, and everything is perfect—until Lark hears the screams. Annabelle, a little girl she used to babysit, is drowning in the nearby reeds while Annabelle’s mom tries desperately to reach her.