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Archive for October, 2010

  • Markham Village Writers

    There is a new website in town catering toward Toronto and the GTA’s writers! Markham Village Writers is a non-profit website established in May, 2009 and loaded with information of interest to anyone who enjoys the craft of writing. This site includes monthly interviews with writing professionals — most recently K.D. Miller and Andrew Pyper […]

  • Reflections on The Word On The Street Toronto

    We are putting together an e-newsletter for the month and wanted to include YOUR personal reflections on the festival. We know how we felt about the day, but we want to know how all of you felt! In a few sentences, tell us why you love The Word On The Street or what your loved […]

  • Pub. news: Toronto Book Awards

    Yesterday, The Word On Street attended the Toronto Book Awards at Appel Salon in the Toronto Reference Library – they serve delicious, delicious food by the way. This is the 36th Toronto Book Awards, established in 1974 by the City Council and now run in partnership between the City of Toronto and the Toronto Public […]

  • The Scotiabank Giller Prize shortlist is announced!

    And the Giller Prize shortlist congratulations go to: David Bergen for his novel The Matter with Morris (Phyllis Bruce Books/Harper Collins Publishers Ltd.) Alexander MacLeod for his short story collection Light Lifting (Biblioasis) Sarah Selecky for her short story collection This Cake is for the Party (Thomas Allen Publishers) Johanna Skibsrud for her novel The […]