Toronto, Ontario

WOTS Festival & Marketplace - Day 1

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Harbourfront Centre | 12pm - 7pm


WOTS Festival & Marketplace - Day 2

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Harbourfront Centre | 10am - 5pm

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#WOTSauthorchat with Sarah Kurchak

June 3, 2020

At the end of May we chatted with writer Sarah Kurchak about her new memoir-in-essays I Overcame My Autism And All I Got Was This Lousy Anxiety Disorder, a clear-eyed look at a life lived with undiagnosed autism. Below is the edited transcript of our chat, edited for maximum blog-readability. You can interact with the…

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#WOTSauthorchat with Hassan Ghedi Santur

April 27, 2020

We were joined by Hassan Ghedi Santur (@HGSantur) for our April Book of the Month chat, to discuss his latest novel The Youth of God, where a sensitive, academically gifted teen living in Toronto’s Somali neighbourhood negotiates between the calling of his faith and his intellectual ambitions.  The following is a transcript of the original twitter…

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#WOTSauthorchat with Anita Kushwaha

April 22, 2020

In March we chatted with Anita Kushwaha, author of Secret Lives of Mothers & Daughters a heart-wrenching novel about three interconnected women, the ties that bind these mothers and daughters and the secrets that can tear them apart. The following is a transcript of a twitter conversation, edited for maximum blog readability. You can interact with…

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