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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!
Ken Daley was born and raised in Cambridge, Ontario to parents who emigrated from Dominica, West Indies. From an early age, Ken developed a love for the arts — painting, dance, and music. His parents noticed his artistic abilities and enrolled him in drawing and music lessons. Ken is a graduate of Architectural Technology from Humber College in Toronto. He illustrated and designed greeting cards for many years, as well as exhibited his artwork in Canada, the United States, and the Caribbean. Ken has been featured in many print publications and on television and radio.
Ever since he helped one of the boys in the refugee camp fix his bike, Joseph has dreamt of riding one. Now, he lives in America, where everything is strange and new. One day, he spots a girl riding a red bike. He attempts to ask her for a ride, but he’s not sure how to go about it. When she crashes her bike, Joseph offers to fix it. The girl happily lets him ride her bike, but there’s one problem—he doesn’t know how. After many tries, Joseph triumphantly gets the hang of it.