Toronto, Ontario

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Harbourfront Centre | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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  


5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Everyone wants to publish and everyone hopes that the books will be bestsellers, but why are those so hard to make? What does it take? Learn the details from a bestselling author and from her agent, who has represented other bestsellers as well.

Eva Stachniak

Eva Stachniak is the award-winning and internationally bestselling author of four novels. The Winter Palace was a Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year and made The Washington Post’s most notable fiction list in 2012. Her most recent novel is The Chosen Maiden.

Helen Heller

Helen Heller has spent her career in publishing and specializes in thrillers and major frontlist fiction. She likes a big story well told and handles a number of internationally bestselling and multiple-award-winning authors.