Toronto, Ontario

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Harbourfront Centre | 10:00 am - 5:00 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 will appear at our 28th festival on Sunday, September 24, 2017.

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 participeront à notre 28e festival le dimanche 24 septembre 2017.

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

Latest Blog Posts

Writing DiverCity First Place Story: The Night is Powerful

September 21, 2017

To celebrate the winners of our inaugural writing contest in the lead up to the festival on September 24, we'll be publishing the top three winning stories here on our website. And to really get to know the authors, we're pairing each story with a short written interview with each of the authors. Also, be…

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Contest Roundup!

September 20, 2017

To make it even easier than checking our Festival Contests page, which already gives you a great view of  most of the contests we're running, we're also putting together a list of the contests we're running and some of our partners are running. You'll need to act fast on these because the deadlines are coming up…

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Toronto Book Awards 2017: Any Other Way

September 19, 2017

The Word On The Street Toronto will be hosting the authors and editors of all five finalists for the 2017 Toronto Book Awards at this year’s festival on Sunday, September 24, at Harbourfront Centre. As a special treat, we’ll be posting reviews of the nominated books in the weeks leading up to the festival from a panel of writers, reviewers, and editors…

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The Word on the Street Toronto est rendu possible grâce au généreux soutien de nos partenaires.