Toronto, Ontario

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Harbourfront Centre | 11:00 am - 6:00 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!

Peter Goddard

Photo Credit: Bryan Davies

Peter Goddard, the long-time music and visual arts critic for the Toronto Star, has hosted and contributed to numerous radio and television programs. A former Toronto Star music critic and the author of fifteen musical biographies, including books on Frank Sinatra, Bowie, Springsteen, and The Rolling Stones, Peter is also a composer and a musician himself, and has performed as a concert pianist and has also played in a variety of bands. He lives in Creemore, Ontario.

The Great Gould

Considered one of the most influential musicians and cultural figures of his time, Glenn Gould remains a fascinating figure. With the support of the Glenn Gould Estate, Peter Goddard has drawn on Gould’s unpublished writings, interviews, and never-before-seen photographs to present a startling new portrait of Gould, the man and the musician.

Nonfiction