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Archive for September, 2017

  • Writing DiverCity First Place Story: The Night is Powerful

    To celebrate the winners of our inaugural writing contest in the lead up to the festival on September 24, we’ll be publishing the top three winning stories here on our website. And to really get to know the authors, we’re pairing each story with a short written interview with each of the authors. Also, be […]

  • Contest Roundup!

    To make it even easier than checking our Festival Contests page, which already gives you a great view of  most of the contests we’re running, we’re also putting together a list of the contests we’re running and some of our partners are running. You’ll need to act fast on these because the deadlines are coming up […]

  • Toronto Book Awards 2017: Any Other Way

    The Word On The Street Toronto will be hosting the authors and editors of all five finalists for the 2017 Toronto Book Awards at this year’s festival on Sunday, September 24, at Harbourfront Centre. As a special treat, we’ll be posting reviews of the nominated books in the weeks leading up to the festival from a panel of writers, reviewers, and editors […]

  • Writing DiverCity Second Place Story: Miim

    To celebrate the winners of our inaugural writing contest in the lead up to the festival on September 24, we’ll be publishing the top three winning stories here on our website. And to really get to know the authors, we’re pairing each story with a short written interview with each of the authors. Also, be […]

  • Writing DiverCity Third Place Story: Fences

    To celebrate the winners of our inaugural writing contest in the lead up to the festival on September 24, we’ll be publishing the top three winning stories here on our website. And to really get to know the authors, we’re pairing each story with a short written interview with each of the authors. Also, be […]

  • Toronto Book Awards 2017: I Hear She’s a Real Bitch

    The Word On The Street Toronto will be hosting the authors and editors of all five finalists for the 2017 Toronto Book Awards at this year’s festival on Sunday, September 24, at Harbourfront Centre. As a special treat, we’ll be posting reviews of the nominated books in the weeks leading up to the festival from a panel of writers, reviewers, and editors […]

  • 2017 Writing DiverCity Winners

    With only 10 days left until our 28th festival, we are thrilled to announce the winners of our inaugural Writing DiverCity Contest, a competition for writers under 35 aimed at highlighting the diversity and vibrancy of emerging Canadian talent, awarding a total of $2,500. Winning Stories: First Place: “The Night is Powerful” by Elham M. […]

  • Toronto Book Awards 2017: Scarborough

    The Word On The Street Toronto will be hosting the authors and editors of all five finalists for the 2017 Toronto Book Awards at this year’s festival on Sunday, September 24, at Harbourfront Centre. As a special treat, we’ll be posting reviews of the nominated books in the weeks leading up to the festival from a panel of writers, reviewers, and editors […]

  • Toronto Book Awards 2017: In the Black

    The Word On The Street Toronto will be hosting the authors and editors of all five finalists for the 2017 Toronto Book Awards at this year’s festival on Sunday, September 24, at Harbourfront Centre. As a special treat, we’ll be posting reviews of the nominated books in the weeks leading up to the festival from a panel of writers, reviewers, and editors […]

  • Author Cruises is the Only Stage of Its Kind

    2017 marks the 28th anniversary of The Word On The Street in Toronto and the 3rd anniversary of holding the festival at Harbourfront Centre. As many of you may have seen first-hand, we have made a ton of changes to the festival in these nearly 30 years, but one recent unique addition to our festival […]