Toronto, Ontario

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Harbourfront Centre | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted some of the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 28th festival was one of our best yet. Check out all of the authors, performers, and storytellers below!

Anne Urbancic

Photo Credit: Mimi O'Handley

Anne Urbancic is Mary Rowell Jackman Professor of Humanities at Victoria College (University of Toronto). Along with Earle Toppings himself, her project collaborators are the Northrop Frye Centre Undergraduate Fellows of 2015–16. She lives in Toronto.

Literary Titans Revisted

As the sixties became the seventies, legendary interviewer Earle Toppings recorded sixteen emerging Canadian writers who would go on to become icons of CanLit. Presented here alongside critical notes and the recollections of Toppings himself, the transcripts of these recordings are a window on the early careers of Canada’s literary masters.