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 27th festival is shaping up to be one of our best yet. Check out all of the authors, performers, and storytellers below!

Piya Chattopadhyay

Photo Credit: Dustin Rabin Photography

Piya Chattopadhyay is the host of Out in the Open on CBC Radio, an adventurous and wide-ranging weekly one-hour program about the nuances of real life. Piya is a familiar voice on CBC, guest hosting the Current, Q, and Toronto’s morning show Metro Morning. Before that, Piya worked as a journalist in the field for ten years, three of those as a Middle East correspondent, based in Jerusalem. In her off-air life, she has three young children, and is married to fellow CBC journalist Peter Armstrong.

Piya Chattopadhyay will be hosting the Bestsellers Stage from 11:15 AM to 2:45 PM.