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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!
Linda Barnard is a National Newspaper Award-winning freelance writer and movie critic for the Toronto Star and thestar.com. A journalist for more than three decades, she says covering TIFF is the high point of her movie year ? although as with any marathon, she’s extremely glad when it’s over. She is a member of the Toronto Film Critics Association and the Alliance of Women Film Journalists, has interviewed stars from Angelina Jolie to Kermit the Frog and has participated on film juries, including Canada’s Top 10.