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Archive for August, 2019

  • #WOTSAuthorChat with Amal El-Mohtar

    The following is a transcript of a twitter thread with @tithenai about her debut novel This Is How You Lose The Time War (co-authored with Max Gladstone), edited for maximum blog-readability. If you would like to interact with the thread on Twitter, click here: Amal Author Chat WOTS: Hi Amal! Thanks so much for joining us […]

  • Celebrating Our Hometown Heroes

    For 30 years, The Word On The Street Toronto has featured exclusively Canadian authors and publishers at our annual book and magazine festival. We’re proud of all our authors—but our hometown heroes have a special place in our hearts. Toronto is not an easy place to make a living as a creator. Our inaugural keynote, […]

  • A Discovery of Authors: Celebrating 30 Years of Cross-Genre Community Building!

    On July 18th, we held a small gathering hosted by Bakka-Phoenix Books to announce our 2019 lineup. Local authors from all over the GTA came to celebrate this year’s festival programming, including L.X. Beckett, Kelly Robson, Leslie Shimotakahara, Logathasan Tharmathurai, Sienna Tristen, and Joanne Vannicola.     Amid the excited chatter about book conventions and […]