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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!
Jennifer Gold is a lawyer and mother of two and the author of the YA novels Soldier Doll and Undiscovered Country. A history buff, she also has degrees in psychology, law, and public health. She lives with her family in Toronto.
Growing up in the shadow of a famous mother, Clara has never felt good about her body. Now, at sixteen, she has an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating. After a social media disaster, she escapes for the summer to Paris to stay with her estranged dad and her six-year-old brother, Alastair, who is on the autism spectrum. The fabled city of light, and a handsome young French baker, teaches Clara about first love, while Alastair teaches her about patience, trust, and loving without judgement.