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Archive for July, 2018

  • Meet The WOTS Team

    The Word On The Street Festival in Toronto is only possible because of all of our small team’s work. Get to know the crew that is helping to put on our festival this year! And stay tuned to meet the rest of our team in part two next week!   Maya Baumann, Programming Coordinator After […]

  • Events This Week: July 16 – 22

    Here’s what Toronto has on tap in the literary sphere this week! Have an event coming up? Click here to email us your listing! Now go, celebrate books, enjoy reading, and have fun!   July 16, 7-9pm Event Name: Lang Maria Liu Book Launch Location: Gladstone Hotel What Is It: Bimba’s Rhythm is One, Two, […]

  • Books Around Town: Toronto Reference Library

    Toronto has a rich literary community with tons of places to read, buy, and talk about books! Books Around Town is a series that explores some of the city’s most popular places for book nerds to gather and share their love of reading. The Toronto Public Library has 100 branches throughout the city, but the […]

  • #WOTSTalk: Interview with Andrea Bain

    As always, The Word On The Street is coming up this September. But the fall can’t get here soon enough! So we sat down with Andrea Bain, author of Single Girl Problems, who will be joining us at the festival this year!   WOTS: You talk a lot about relationships and sexuality as co-host of […]

  • 7 Canadian Books That Will Make You Cry From Laughing

    What’s better than a good laugh? We’ve collected a handful of Canadian gems that’ll have you in stitches. From gender to class to ethnicity, no topic is too personal for these writers. 1. Laughing All The Way To The Mosque – Zarqa Nawaz Zarqa Nawaz is the creator of hit sitcom Little Mosque On The […]

  • Events This Week: July 9 – 15

    Here’s what Toronto has on tap in the literary sphere this week! Have an event coming up? Click here to email us your listing! Now go, celebrate books, enjoy reading, and have fun!   July 9, 6pm Event Name: Tributes and Tributaries Book Launch Location: Gladstone Hotel What Is It: Tributes and Tributaries is a […]

  • Books Around Town: Famous Last Words

    Toronto has a rich literary community with many options for places to read, buy books, or talk about them. Books Around Town is a series that describes some of the city’s most popular places for book nerds to gather and share their love of reading. For our all-grown-up readers, Famous Last Words is a book-inspired […]

  • 9 Canadian Speculative Fiction Books You Need to Read. Now.

    1. Son of a Trickster – Eden Robinson Son of a Trickster is a coming of age story set in a small town in British Columbia about Jared, a teenaged boy who can’t seem to stay out of trouble and who often has to take care of his hotheaded mother. On top of a talking […]

  • Author Interview: Star Spider

    WOTS is coming up fast…but just not fast enough! So we’re joining the Dufferin Grove Farmers’ Market with The Word On The Street Pop-Up! We sat down with Star Spider, who will be joining us to read at the event. Be sure to join us there on July 5!   WOTS: First off, let’s talk […]

  • Events This Week: July 1-7

    Here’s what Toronto has on tap in the literary sphere this week! Have an event coming up? Email us your listing to marketing@thewordonthestreet.ca Now go, celebrate books, enjoy reading, and have fun! July 3, 7-9pm Event Name: “Cradles” Book Launch Location: Another Story Bookshop What It Is: Another Story Bookshop presents the Toronto book launch […]