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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!
Bianca Spence is an arts administrator and publishing professional with over fifteen years of experience in the industry. Her career has included stints at McClelland & Stewart, Cormorant Books, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Ontario Media Development Corporation. Whether in editorial, rights management, or marketing and publicity, she has worked with authors who have won or been nominated for the Giller Prize, the Griffin Poetry Prize, the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the Governor General’s Award, the Trillium Book Award, and Canada Reads. An avid book lover, she lives in Toronto where she remains actively involved in the publishing industry.