Toronto, Ontario

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Harbourfront Centre | 11am - 6pm

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The Word On The Street Toronto Festival

September 27, 2015 at 11am - 6pm

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Celebrate Reading at our New 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 plenty to see and do at Canada’s largest FREE book and magazine festival!

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Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 26th festival is shaping up to be another great one. Check out the authors and artists appearing this year!

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Sculpting New Reads 2015

July 16, 2015

After an incredible debut at the 2014 festival, we are thrilled to announce the return of Sculpting New Reads to The Word On The Street. This exciting visual arts program brings together Canadian artists and authors to explore how books can inspire new ways of thinking, creating and innovating. Four local artists have been paired with…

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Festival News: The Word On The Street Showcases Youth Literary Talent

July 10, 2015

The Word On The Street Toronto will be providing more opportunities than ever for teens to share and grow their literary passion and creativity at The Word On The Street’s Youth Launchpad, a new stage debuting at the festival’s Harbourfront Centre location on September 27th, 2015. Hosted for its first year in 2014 at the…

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Join The Word On The Street's Book Club!

June 25, 2015

The Word On The Street's Book Club is back!  We've selected four great reads for The Word On The Street's second summer book club. Chat with other CanLit fans, share your point of view, and get a free Advanced Reading Copy or book by a featured author at the biggest book festival in Canada. Participation is FREE!…

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