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.  

How Not to Get Published

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Thinking of dropping your manuscript into the backpack of an editor as she waits for her morning coffee at Starbucks? Slipping it under her door at night? Does your failsafe approach include typing in capitals only or sending hard copy with writing on both sides of the page? Learn what turns off publishers and acquisitions editors so you don’t take the wrong step.

Alana Wilcox

Alana Wilcox is the Editorial Director of Coach House Books. Among her many authors, she published Giller prize winning writer, Andre Alexis.

Bhavna Chauhan

Bhavna Chauhan is Senior Editor at Penguin Random House Canada and among her authors can be found Elan Mastai, who published All Our Wrong Todays.