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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!
Grace O’Connell is the author of the Canadian bestseller Magnified World, published as part of Random House’s New Face of Fiction program. Her work has appeared in The Walrus, The Globe and Mail, the National Post, This Magazine, ELLE Canada, Sharp for Men, the Journey Prize Stories, and many other publications. In 2014, she won the Canadian Authors Association’s Emerging Writer Award. Her second novel, Be Ready for the Lightning, is forthcoming in summer 2017.
Grace O’Connell will be hosting the Vibrant Voices of Ontario Tent from 11:30 AM to 2:15 PM.