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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!
Shawn Micallef is the author of Frontier City: Toronto on the Verge of Greatness (2017), The Trouble with Brunch: Work, Class and the Pursuit of Leisure (2014), Full Frontal TO (2012), and Stroll: Psychogeographic Walking Tours of Toronto (2010). He’s a weekly columnist at the Toronto Star, and a senior editor and co-founder of Spacing magazine. In 2002, while a resident at the CFC’s Media Lab, he co-founded [murmur], the location-based mobile phone documentary project that spread to over 25 cities globally. Shawn teaches at the University of Toronto and was a 2011-2012 Canadian Journalism Fellow at Massey College.