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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 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
September 18, 2019
With over 200 authors delivering readings and having conversations, alongside a marketplace of more than 150 publishers and booksellers, The Word On The Street 2019 has so much to offer it’s nearly overwhelming. Having a hard time planning your day? Fear not! We’re laying out six bundles of must-sees according to your interests in our…View Post