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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
Will your mother never speak to you again if you talk about her old boyfriend? What are the limits in memoir? Will it be truth or lies, or a blend of both?
Find out from two fiction writers who have moved into memoir for the first time.
Novelist Kyo Maclear is a doctoral candidate at York University where she holds a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. In her recent memoir, Birds, Art, Life, she searches for inspiration, beauty, and solace.
Novelist Antanas Sileika is the former director of the Humber School for Writers. The Barefoot Bingo Caller is his rollicking memoir of family, literature, and politics across the last five decades.