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Participant Bios

Since 1989, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted some of the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 30th anniversary festival will be our best yet! Stay tuned for announcements on our featured authors, performers, and storytellers.

Paul Taylor

Paul is an anti-poverty activist and the Executive Director of FoodShare Toronto, one of Canada’s largest food justice organizations. “Food,” says Paul, “is a fundamental human right.” Growing up in poverty has inspired his deep commitment to fighting for a more just society.