Toronto, Ontario

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Harbourfront Centre | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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!

Lesley Livingston

Photo Credit: Helen Tansey

Lesley Livingston is an award-winning author of teen and middle grade fiction, best known for the Wondrous Strange series, recently named one of CBC’s “100 YA Books That Make You Proud To Be Canadian”. Lesley’s books have sold to more than ten countries to date, and Wondrous Strange has been optioned for film/TV by Shaftesbury Films. She is currently working on The Defiant, the sequel to The Valiant, which will be released in February, 2018.

The Valiant

A richly-imagined, gripping historical fantasy for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Cinda Williams Chima, The Valiant recounts seventeen-year-old Fallon’s tumultuous journey from fierce Celtic princess to legendary female gladiator and darling of the Roman empire.

Fantasy/Sci-fi | Fantastique/Science-fiction Young Adult | Jeunes adultes