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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.
Canadians are increasingly writing and reading in these three genres, and they are particularly compelling to younger audiences. What do you need to know to work in the field? Find out from an agent, writer, and editor just what it takes.
Monica Pacheco joined the The McDermid Agency in 2008 and represents a growing list of writers, focusing on literary fiction, YA, science fiction, and fantasy.
Sandra Kasturi is a poet, writer, editor, and the co-publisher of the World Fantasy and British Fantasy Award-winning press, ChiZine Publications.
Madeline Ashby is a science fiction writer, futurist, speaker, and immigrant living in Toronto. She writes a column for the Ottawa Citizen. She is best known for her 2016 novel Company Town, which was selected for the 2017 edition of Canada Reads.