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Since 1990, The Word On The Street has hosted exceptional writers from across Canada. Visit our 29th festival on Sunday, September 23, 2018.
Depuis 1990, The Word on the Street accueille la crème des talents de la littérature canadienne. Consultez ci-dessous la programmation de notre 29e festival le dimanche 23 septembre 2018.
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!
September 18, 2018
The Word On The Street is coming up on September 23, with WOTS Plus+ the day before on September 22nd! We sat down with Daniel Heath Justice, author of Why Indigenous Literatures Matter, who will be joining us at the festival this year! WOTS: Your book is called Why Indigenous Literatures Matter. How did…View Post
September 17, 2018
Here’s what Toronto has on tap in the literary sphere this week! Have an event coming up? Click here to email us your listing! Now go, celebrate books, enjoy reading, and have fun! September 17, 7pm Event Name: Inkling Book Launch Location: Revue Cinema What Is It: Join bestselling author Kenneth Oppel and illustator…View Post
September 15, 2018
On September 5, Priscila Uppal passed at the age of 43. Uppal was a prolific poet, author, playwright, and beloved professor. She published 10 collections of poetry, two novels, a play, a memoir, and a short story collection. She was also an editor of several anthologies and poetry collections. Uppal was once dubbed the “Canada’s…View Post