Toronto, Ontario

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Harbourfront Centre | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Discover Canada’s Best Authors

Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted the finest talent in Canadian literature. Below, check out the lineup of authors and artists who will appear at our 27th festival on Sunday, September 25, 2016.

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25 Reasons to Volunteer for The Word On The Street

July 19, 2016

Volunteers are a fundamental part of The Word On The Street and we're always looking for the best in the biz. Reasons to volunteer at the festival are endless, but if you are still undecided, this list might help.   You want to meet some of your favourite authors in person. You’ve run out of…

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5 Reasons Why I Volunteer for The Word On The Street

July 7, 2016

We get it. Canada Day has come and gone, you're melting into a pool of hot sweat, and you got on the one subway car without air-conditioning (actually, you're pretty sure they had the heat on). What relief is there is this cruel world?! Well, take solace in the fact that The Word On The Street…

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Meet an Author at our Improved Book Club

June 23, 2016

This year, we’re overhauling The Word On The Street Book Club, making it more exciting than ever. By signing up for the Book Club, you enter for the chance to be among twelve lucky participants to gain entry to one of two private meet-and-greet discussions on site at The Word On The Street with either Amy…

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