Toronto, Ontario

WOTS Festival & Marketplace - Day 1

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Harbourfront Centre | 12pm - 7pm


WOTS Festival & Marketplace - Day 2

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Harbourfront Centre | 10am - 5pm

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The flagship venue at The Word On The Street, visit Harbourfront Centre Theatre to see some of the biggest names in Canadian literature, all under one roof!

Official Bookselling by U of T Bookstore

semi-prose Podcast with Leslie Shimotakahara

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
semi-prose is the books podcast that’s half as serious and twice as smart as your other favorite books podcast. Join Max, Allie, Evan, and Kristina – four semi-professional readers – as they explore new Canadian books through their personal histories,…


12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Cults & Monsters

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
Cults, danger, murder! Nathan Ripley, Andrew Pyper, and Nicole Lundrigan weave together stories of troubled families, cult leaders, and control, leaving you unsure of everyone you’ve ever been close to in love and blood.

Empire of Wild

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Alicia Elliott and Kai Cheng Thom in Conversation

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Join Alicia Elliott and Kai Cheng Thom in conversation about navigating a world wroght with injustices, from the past to the present, personal to political.

Queer Writing in Canada: Past, Present, Future

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
Where does queer literature in Canada come from, and where is it going? How do queer readers, as well as the larger CanLit world, talk about queer lit? Four writers sit down to discuss the history, necessity, viability, and future…

A Delhi Obsession

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM