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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!
Lesley Livingston is an award-winning author of teen and middle grade fiction, best known for Wondrous Strange, recently named one of CBC’s “100 YA Books That Make You Proud To Be Canadian”. Lesley’s current work-in-progress is a YA historical epic, The Valiant, which will be published in February 2017 by Penguin Razorbill (US) and HarperCollins (CAN) and tells the story of a 17-year-old girl’s journey from fierce Celtic princess to female gladiator and darling of the Roman Empire. Lesley’s books have sold to more than ten countries to date, and Wondrous Strange has been optioned for film/TV by Shaftesbury Films.
Lesley Livingston will be hosting the Genre Zone Stage from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM.