Toronto, Ontario

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Harbourfront Centre | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Discover Canada’s Best Authors
Découvrez les meilleurs auteurs du Canada

Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted the finest talent in Canadian literature. Below, check out the lineup of authors and artists who appeared at our 27th festival on Sunday, September 25, 2016.

Depuis 1990, The Word on the Street accueille avec fierté la crème des talents de la littérature canadienne. Consultez ci-dessous la programmation des auteurs et des artistes qui ont participé à notre 27e festival le dimanche 25 septembre 2016.

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Stay current with festival updates, Canadian book news, contests, and more!

Soyez au courant des mises à jour du festival, des nouvelles du livre canadien, des concours, et plus encore!

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Welcome to the Team, Maya

May 15, 2017

It is with great pleasure that we announce the inclusion of the newest member to The Word On The Street family, Maya Baumann! Maya is our wonderful new Programming Assistant and will be with us for a few months to help keep all the best parts of the festival running smoothly. We took some time to…

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Give the Gift of Words

December 6, 2016

This holiday season, consider giving to The Word On The Street! Your generous contribution will help The Word On The Street Toronto continue to bring Toronto a free festival that thrives on our shared passion for both the written word and the vibrancy of Toronto’s publishing and arts communities. Giving the Gift of Words lasts…

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A Look at Sculpting New Reads 2016

October 24, 2016

Sculpting New Reads, The Word On The Street’s annual contemporary art exhibition, calls upon visual artists to bring to life the art of storytelling.  For our third edition, we challenged four local artists to create new sculptures inspired by four Canadian new releases.  Featured books included: Olive Senior's Pain Tree, a stunning collection of short…

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Follow The Word On The Street on Twitter, post a comment on Facebook, or take a look behind-the-scenes on Instagram. #wotsTO17

Suivez The Word on the Street sur Twitter, publiez un commentaire sur Facebook, ou jetez un coup d’œil dans les coulisses sur Instagram. #wotsTO17


The Word On The Street Toronto is made possible through the generous support of our partners.
The Word on the Street Toronto est rendu possible grâce au généreux soutien de nos partenaires.