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Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted some of the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 27th festival is shaping up to be one of our best yet. Check out all of the authors, performers, and storytellers below!
Angela Misri is a Toronto author who writes detective fiction inspired by her birth country, Great Britain. The first book in her YA detective series is called Jewel of the Thames and follows her detective Portia Adams through her first three cases as she immigrates from 1930s Toronto to the bustling streets of London. The next two books in the series are called Thrice Burned and No Matter How Improbable. Misri has a Masters degree in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario and has spent most of her career at the CBC in Toronto making CBC Radio extraterrestrial through podcasts, live streams and websites.
Angela Misri will be hosting the Teen Spirit Stage from 11:30 AM to 2:15 PM.