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!
Robert Calder is the author or editor of eleven books, many of which have been published in the United Kingdom and the United States. His books range over a wide variety of subjects: the life and work of William Somerset Maugham, British propaganda in World War II, battle fatigue and suicide in that war, the meeting of the Spanish and the Maya in Yucatan in the sixteenth century, and the history of the Saskatchewan Roughriders. His Willie: The Life of W. Somerset Maugham won the 1989 Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction.