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Archive for August, 2018

  • Books Around Town: Another Story Bookshop

    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. If you’re an educator or you have kids, Another Story Bookshop is […]

  • 4 Ironclad Reasons Why You Should Come to WOTS Plus+!

    It’s only a few short weeks until The Word On The Street Festival here in Toronto—and this year it’s a shorter wait than usual! Our regular festival activities start on Sunday, September 23, but we’ve added a whole new day: WOTS Plus+ on Saturday, September 22nd! WOTS Plus+ is our new full day of discussion, […]

  • #WOTSTalks: Interview with David A. Robertson

    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 David A. Robertson, author of Monsters, the second in his Reckoners series. Robertson will be joining us at the festival this year!   WOTS: The first book in The Reckoner […]

  • Industry Chat: Interview with Samantha Devotta

    The Word On The Street Festival is a great opportunity to get to know Canadian authors and our literary landscape. But the festival is also a fantastic way to get to know the professionals who keep the publishing world turning! We sat down with Samantha Devotta to talk about getting into PR, YA lit, and […]

  • Events This Week: August 27-September 2

    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!   August 27, 1-3pm Event Name: Not So Blue Mondays Location: Brain Injury Society of Toronto What Is It: A new creative […]

  • Books Around Town: Bakka Phoenix Books

    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. Since it first opened in 1972, Bakka Phoenix Books has […]

  • The Pleasure, The Shame, The Fun: Taking Back Our Guilty Pleasures!

    Everyone has guilty pleasures, don’t they? Something that you know you shouldn’t like, but you still secretly do. There are many kind of guilty pleasures, of course, but here at WOTS, we’re wondering about those books we secretly love. What draws us to our literary vices and why do we feel so guilty about it? […]

  • #WOTSTalks: Interview with Joanna Goodman

    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 Joanna Goodman, author of The Home for Unwanted Girls, who will be joining us at the festival this year!   WOTS: The Home for Unwanted Girls is based on a […]

  • Industry Chat: Interview with Keely Kundell

    The Word On The Street Festival is a great way to get to know Canadian authors and our literary landscape. But the festival is also a great way to get to know the professionals who keep the publishing world turning. We sat down with Keely Kundell to talk about getting into editorial, romance books, and […]

  • Events This Week: August 20-26

    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!   August 20, 6-9pm Event Name: An Evening with Miriam Toews Location: Isabel Bader Theatre What Is It: Come celebrate the release […]