Toronto, Ontario

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Harbourfront Centre | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Discover Canada’s Best Authors
Découvrez les meilleurs auteurs du Canada

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 28th festival on Sunday, September 24, 2017.

Depuis 1990, The Word on the Street accueille avec fierté la crème des talents de la littérature canadienne. Consultez ci-dessous la programmation des auteurs et des artistes qui participeront à notre 28e festival le dimanche 24 septembre 2017.

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Soyez au courant des mises à jour du festival, des nouvelles du livre canadien, des concours, et plus encore!

Latest Blog Posts

Access Now: How Our Books Can Start Reaching Everyone

July 18, 2018

For many people, reading is a crucial part of their lives. The feel of a book, the smell of store-fresh or library-wisened pages, and the stories that they contain. But not everyone can enjoy books and reading in the same way. Different people face different barriers, and not everyone has access to books as we…

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Meet The WOTS Team

July 17, 2018

The Word On The Street Festival in Toronto is only possible because of all of our small team’s work. Get to know the crew that is helping to put on our festival this year! And stay tuned to meet the rest of our team in part two next week!   Maya Baumann, Programming Coordinator After…

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Events This Week: July 16 - 22

July 16, 2018

Here’s what Toronto has on tap in the literary sphere this week! Have an event coming up? Click here to email us your listing! Now go, celebrate books, enjoy reading, and have fun!   July 16, 7-9pm Event Name: Lang Maria Liu Book Launch Location: Gladstone Hotel What Is It: Bimba’s Rhythm is One, Two,…

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The Word On The Street Toronto is made possible through the generous support of our partners.
The Word on the Street Toronto est rendu possible grâce au généreux soutien de nos partenaires.