Toronto, Ontario

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Harbourfront Centre | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Change Location
Menu

Select your Location:

X

News

There are always new things happening at The Word On The Street, and this is best place to find the latest story.

Archive for 2015

  • Announcing the Interim Festival Director for The Word On The Street Toronto

    The Word On The Street Toronto Book & Magazine Festival Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Heather Kanabe, who has served as The Word On The Street’s Festival Director for the past three years, will be taking maternity leave effective February 2016. The board is thrilled to announce that Evan Munday will be […]

  • The Word On The Street Toronto presents bestselling Canadian authors Patrick deWitt, Kim Echlin, Kenneth Oppel, Bob Rae, Kelley Armstrong, and more on the Amazon.ca Bestsellers Stage

    The Word On The Street announces a stellar lineup of Canadian authors appearing at the 2015 festival, with programming for all ages and interests at the festival’s new Harbourfront Centre location on Sunday, September 27th.   Hosted by CBC’s Gill Deacon and the Globe and Mail‘s Books Editor Mark Medley, the Amazon.ca Bestsellers Stage at […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Word On The Street Moves to Harbourfront Centre

    After ten years at Queen’s Park Circle, The Word On The Street Toronto Book & Magazine Festival is opening an exciting new chapter, hosting the annual festival for the first time at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre. The event takes place on Sunday, September 27th.   While the majority of the festival’s stages and the Exhibitor Marketplace […]

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

    Canada’s largest book and magazine festival, 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 […]

  • The Word On The Street Unveils Redesigned Website

    Our new website features a refreshed design and enhanced content to better serve Canada’s literary community   The Word On The Street National Book and Magazine Festival has launched a new, redesigned version of its website, generously supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the Government of Canada. Key features of www.thewordonthestreet.ca include a cleaner and […]

  • All Aboard the New Author Cruises and more ways to Support The Word On The Street

    The Word On The Street Toronto, Canada’s largest book and magazine festival is a non-profit organization that features 100% Canadian talent and draws over 225,000 to its annual event. This year’s festival takes place at Harbourfront Centre on Sunday, September 27th, and there are great ways to get involved, support The Word On The Street, […]

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

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO —– The Word On The Street, Canada’s largest book and magazine festival, 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 […]

  • Toronto Book Awards finalists to appear at The Word On The Street

    The Word On The Street Toronto is happy to host three of the five finalists for the 2015 Toronto Book Awards at this year’s festival on Sunday, September 27th, at Harbourfront Centre. Be among the first to hear the finalists read from their nominated books at the Toronto Book Awards Tent. Each attending author will […]

  • Literacy Comes Alive at The Word On The Street!

    The Word On The Street Learning Tent hosts family-friendly literacy programming   TORONTO, August 19, 2015 —– The Word On The Street Toronto is dedicated to the promotion of local literacy organizations. The festival shows its support each year by providing free exhibit space to 20 literacy groups in its Exhibitor Marketplace to help them […]