Halifax, Nova Scotia

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Halifax Central Library | 10am - 3pm

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Discover Word on the Street

About The Word On The Street  The Word On The Street is a non-profit organization that celebrates Canadian reading, writing, and champions literacy, primarily through a free, annual outdoor festival. Objectives:

  • To ensure that the people of Halifax know about the annual festival, and value it as having the best and broadest offerings within the Canadian publishing industry.
  • To ensure that The Word On The Street helps Nova Scotians become 100% literate through its effective support for literacy awareness and programs.
  • To ensure that The Word On The Street is a valuable and vital event for the Atlantic Canadian publishing industry and a top choice for Atlantic Canadian authors, poets, spoken-word artists, illustrators, journalists, publishing houses (big and small), and booksellers.

"We are a modern day spectator sport of book celebration!"

Board of Directors

Lesley Dunn, Chairair

Maureen Collier, Vice Ch
Scott Veinot, Treasurer


Ray Fernandez
Francis Mitchell