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Archive for September, 2015

  • Celebrate International Week of the Deaf at The Word On The Street

    With International Week of the Deaf taking place from September 21st to 27th, The Word On The Street is pleased to announce the expansion of American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation at Toronto’s annual book and magazine festival. On Sunday, September 27th, at Harbourfront Centre, visitors can attend nine ASL-interpreted readings, activities, and discussions on six […]

  • Toronto Book Awards: Station Eleven

    Please join us in welcoming back, for the final time in this series, our 2015 Toronto Book Awards blogger, Kim MacMullen! Kim has been reading and reviewing the finalists for this year’s Toronto Book Awards, which will be awarded on October 15, 2015. Make sure to check out all of her stellar past reviews on our […]

  • Toronto Book Awards: The Last Hockey Game

    Please welcome back, once again, our 2015 Toronto Book Awards blogger, Kim MacMullen! Kim has been reading and reviewing the finalists for this year’s Toronto Book Awards, which will be awarded on October 15, 2015. The next review is of The Last Hockey Game by Bruce McDougall (Goose Lane Editions). Bruce McDougall will be reading at The Word […]

  • Find Humour, Politics, Memoirs, and More on The Word On The Street’s Stages

    The Word On The Street Toronto, takes place on Sunday, September 27th at its new Harbourfront Centre location, with 16 outdoor and indoor stages and close to 100 hours of programming in store. Over 200 Canadian authors will discuss an incredible array of subjects. There’s something to satisfy every curiosity, and fill the gaps in […]

  • Welcome to The Word On The Street’s Redesigned Website!

    You may have noticed some changes to thewordonthestreet.ca since your last visit! We’re thrilled to share a new, redesigned version of our website, generously supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the Government of Canada. Key features of the site include a cleaner and more attractive design, enriched content, and enhanced search and navigation functions, to create […]

  • Toronto Book Awards: All the Broken Things

    Please welcome back our 2015 Toronto Book Awards blogger, Kim MacMullen! Kim will be reading and reviewing the finalists for this year’s Toronto Book Awards, which will be awarded on October 15, 2015. The next review is All the Broken Things by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer (Random House Canada). Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer will be reading at The Word […]

  • Toronto Book Awards: Stone Mattress

    Please welcome back our 2015 Toronto Book Awards blogger, Kim MacMullen! Kim will be reading and reviewing the finalists for this year’s Toronto Book Awards, which will be awarded on October 15, 2015. Today’s featured review is Stone Mattress, the new short story collection by Margaret Atwood. Atwood will not be in attendance at this […]

  • Toronto Book Awards: Fifteen Dogs

    We’re happy to welcome our 2015 Toronto Book Awards blogger, Kim MacMullen! Kim will be reading and reviewing the finalists for this year’s Toronto Book Awards, which will be awarded on October 15, 2015. First up is Fifteen Dogs, an apologue by André Alexis (Coach House Books). André Alexis will be reading at the The Word On the […]

  • TD KidStreet celebrates family literacy at The Word On The Street at Harbourfront Centre

    The Word On The Street believes in promoting and encouraging literacy and a love of reading from the youngest possible age. This year, TD KidStreet, sponsored by TD Bank Group will feature a fantastic blend of children’s author programming and family-friendly activities including TVOKids LIVE!, the TD Children’s Literature Tent, the Children’s Activity Tent in Purina […]