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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Harbourfront Centre | 12pm - 5:30pm

 

Festival & Book Fair

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Harbourfront Centre | 10am - 5pm

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For the past 28 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 will appear at our 29th festival on September 23rd, 2018.  

Alone Over Lonely

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Who says every lady needs a lover? Andrea Bain and Kelli Maria Korducki encourage us to prioritize instead of compromise the self in modern relationships.

Single Girl Problems

Single women are more prominent in society than ever before, so why is being unattached and female still treated like a problem that needs to be solved with marriage? Single Girl Problems looks to change that narrative.

  • Humour
  • Nonfiction
  • Self-Help | Développement personnel

Andrea Bain

Andrea Bain is a co-host of the CBC daytime talk show The Goods. She has hosted many national lifestyle shows, appeared as a relationship specialist on Canadian daytime programs, and interviewed Hollywood heavyweights. Andrea lives in Toronto.

Hard To Do: The Surprising, Feminist History of Breaking Up

In Hard To Do, Korducki turns a Marxist lens on the relatively short history of romantic partnership, tracing how the socio-economic dynamics between men and women have transformed the ways women conceive of domestic partnership.

  • Nonfiction

Kelli María Korducki

Kelli María Korducki is a journalist and cultural critic. Her byline has appeared in The Globe and Mail, National Post, The New Inquiry, NPR, The Walrus, Vice, and The Hairpin. A former editor-in-chief of The Torontoist, Korducki is based in Brooklyn and Toronto.