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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!
Sylvia McNicoll is the author of over thirty novels. Bringing up Beauty, her guide dog story, won the Ontario Library Silver Birch Award, launching her to international success. Crush.Candy.Corpse was shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Young Adult Crime writing award and Revenge on the Fly for the Rocky Mountain Award. Sylvia lives in Burlington, Ontario.
They say he’s been stealing art. But is Attila being framed?
Outdoor art is disappearing all over the neighbourhood! From elaborate Halloween decorations to the Stream of Dreams fish display across the fence at Stephen and Renée’s school, it seems no art is safe. Renée’s brother, Attila, has been cursing those model fish since he first had to make them as part of his community service. So everyone thinks Attila is behind it when they disappear. But, grumpy teen though he is, Attila can do no wrong in Renée’s eyes, so she enlists Stephen’s help to catch the real criminal.