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Archive for September, 2018

  • To Those Who Make Us Better

    Our core team here at The Word On The Street Toronto work hard to grow the festival every year. But as a Nonprofit with a small team, we wouldn’t be able to do half of what we do without the partnerships that help host this huge event for Canadian literature every year. From our media […]

  • #WOTSTalks: Toronto Book Award Nominee Kerri Sakamoto

    The Word On The Street is coming up on September 23, with WOTS Plus+ the day before on September 22nd! We sat down with Toronto Book Award nominee Kerri Sakamoto, author of Floating City, who will be joining us at the festival this year!   WOTS: The idea for Floating City came from the designs […]

  • #WOTSTalks: Interview with Najwa Zebian

    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 Najwa Zebian, author of Mind Platter, who will be joining us at the festival this year!   WOTS: Mind Platter is categorized as a book of poetry, but the works […]

  • Top 10 Ways to Enjoy #WOTS2018

    We are just days away from The Word On The Street Festival on Sunday September 23! There’s so much to do! But there’s no need to be overwhelmed—these are our top ten ways to get the most out of your visit to #WOTS2018.   Plan ahead On your way into WOTS, keep an eye out […]

  • #WOTSTalks: Interview with Daniel Heath Justice

    The Word On The Street is coming up on September 23, with WOTS Plus+ the day before on September 22nd! We sat down with Daniel Heath Justice, author of Why Indigenous Literatures Matter, who will be joining us at the festival this year!   WOTS: Your book is called Why Indigenous Literatures Matter. How did […]

  • Events This Week: September 17-23

    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!   September 17, 7pm Event Name: Inkling Book Launch Location: Revue Cinema What Is It: Join bestselling author Kenneth Oppel and illustator […]

  • In Tribute: Priscila Uppal

    On September 5, Priscila Uppal passed at the age of 43. Uppal was a prolific poet, author, playwright, and beloved professor. She published 10 collections of poetry, two novels, a play, a memoir, and a short story collection. She was also an editor of several anthologies and poetry collections. Uppal was once dubbed the “Canada’s […]

  • #WOTSTalks: Toronto Book Award Nominee Lee Maracle

    The Word On The Street is coming up on September 23, with WOTS Plus+ the day before on September 22nd! We sat down with Toronto Book Award nominee Lee Maracle, author of My Conversations With Canadians, who will be joining us at the festival this year!   WOTS: My Conversations With Canadians deals in conversations […]

  • #WOTSTalks: Interview with Casey Plett

    The Word On The Street is coming up on September 23, with WOTS Plus+ the day before on September 22nd! We sat down with Casey Plett, author of Little Fish, who will be joining us at the festival this year!   WOTS: Little Fish is your first novel, but you’ve also published a collection of […]

  • 8 #WOTS2018 Events You Just Can’t Miss!

    We’re less than two weeks out from WOTS 2018 and with over 150 authors and over 15 stages there’s so much to check out! It’s going to be a busy and bustling day and we want to make sure you don’t miss a thing! You can always find where your favourite authors will be on […]