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!
Valerie Korinek is a Professor of Canadian cultural and gender history and Vice-Dean Faculty Relations in the College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan. She is an award-winning teacher and writer as well as the author of four books and anthologies, including Roughing It in the Suburbs and Edible Histories, Cultural Politics: Towards a Canadian Food History. Her most recent work, Prairie Fairies: A History of Queer Communities and People in Western Canada, 1930-1985 (University of Toronto Press, 2018), is shortlisted in the 2019 Saskatchewan Book Awards competition for Scholarly Writing and Non-Fiction.