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For the past 27 years, The Word On The Street has been renowned for the quality and diversity of its event programming. See the lineup of incredible Canadian literary talent that appeared at our 28th festival on September 24, 2017
If a book is written and no one tweets about it, does it exist? Do authors need to be on Instagram and should they be amassing friends on Facebook as part of their writerly pursuits? Is social media a necessary tool or an unnecessary distraction?
Kate Hilton is the bestselling author of The Hole in the Middle and Just Like Family. She also co-authors a non-fiction blog, THE PEN PAL PROJECT. She tweets and instagrams at @katemhilton.
Colin McAdam’s third novel, A Beautiful Truth, won the Writer’s Trust Prize. He is currently at work on a YA novel and cannot be found on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.