Toronto, Ontario

Sunday, September 25, 2016

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

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Celebrate Reading at the Harbourfront Centre Location!

Participate in hundreds of author readings, discussions, and activities, and shop in a marketplace that boasts the best selection of Canadian books and magazines you’ll find anywhere. There’s always plenty to see and do at Canada’s largest FREE book and magazine festival!

Discover Canada’s Best Authors

Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 26th festival was another great one. Thanks so much for coming out to enjoy it. Below, check out the authors and artists who appeared on September 27!

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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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Emily O'Kane Becomes the Queen of Volunteers

June 20, 2016

It's official, our office is now as full as it's ever been with FIVE members making sure to bring you our best festival yet! The newest addition: Emily O'Kane, our much-loved Volunteer Coordinator. Emily will be managing our ever-growing group of volunteers, the volunteer activity days the Ontario Science Centre, and determining who gets the…

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#DiverseCanLit: Community and Inspiration at the FOLD

May 18, 2016

In lead up to our festival on September 25, 2016 at the Harbourfront Centre, we have so many things to do that for most of the summer we can't go to all the amazing festivals and events that we want to. But don't worry! To make sure we stay on top of everything, we've enlisted a…

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