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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!
Holly Jennings is a life-long gamer who has spent innumerable hours playing World of Warcraft and Call of Duty. Arena is her first novel. She lives in Windsor, where she is working on the sequel.
The RAGE tournaments: the Virtual Gaming League’s elite competition pitting the best gamers against each other in a fight to the death. Every bloody kill is broadcast to millions. Every athlete is a modern gladiator — living a life of fame, battling for the entertainment of the masses. And though the weapons and armor are digital, the pain is real. Kali Ling, the first woman to captain a RAGE team, is beginning to realize that even in the real world, not everything is as it seems. The VGL hides dark secrets. And the only way to change the rules of the game is by fighting from the inside…