Toronto, Ontario

WOTS Plus

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Harbourfront Centre | 12pm - 8pm

 

WOTS Festival & Marketplace

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Harbourfront Centre | 10am - 5pm

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Since 1989, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted some of the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 30th anniversary festival will be our best yet! Stay tuned for announcements on our featured authors, performers, and storytellers.

André Alexis

André Alexis was born in Trinidad and grew up in Canada. Fifteen Dogs won the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. His other books include Pastoral, The Hidden Keys, and, Asylum. His most recent book is Days by Moonlight.

Days By Moonlight

Botanist Alfred Homer, ever hopeful and constantly surprised, is invited on a road trip by his parents’ friend, Professor Morgan Bruno, who wants company as he tries to unearth the story of the mysterious poet John Skennen. But this is no ordinary road trip. Alfred and the Professor encounter towns where Black residents speak only in sign language and towns that hold Indigenous Parades; it is a land of house burnings, werewolves, and witches. (Coach House)

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