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Since 1989, The Word On The Street has hosted exceptional writers from across Canada. Visit our 30th festival on Sunday, September 22, 2019.
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December 23, 2019
This December we caught up with Deborah Ellis, author of My Story Starts Here. Deborah Ellis has won the Governor General’s Award, the Ruth Schwartz Award, the University of California’s Middle East Book Award, Sweden’s Peter Pan Prize, the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, and the Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work. She is…View Post
December 4, 2019
This past Sunday we ran our Book of the Month author chat on twitter with the indomitable Dorothy Ellen Palmer on her new memoir Falling For Myself out now with Wolsak & Wynne. She ensured the forum was open to readers at home, requesting we start the chat with "The major themes in Dorothy's book…View Post
October 31, 2019
The following is a transcript of a twitter thread with @joannevannicola discussing the crafting of and reactions to their memoir All We Knew But Couldn't Say, edited for maximum blog-readability. If you would like to interact with the thread on Twitter, click here: Jo Vannicola Author Chat WOTS: Thanks for taking the time to chat…View Post