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Archive for September, 2018

  • #WOTSTalks: Interview with Hana Shafi

    It’s finally September! We’re so excited about WOTS that we couldn’t wait to talk to some of the authors that will be joining us on September 23! We sat down with Hana Shafi to talk about her book It Begins with the Body, her art, and personal storytelling.   WOTS: This is your first book […]

  • Events This Week: September 10-16

    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 12, 7-8:30pm Event Name: Meet Author Dav Pilkey! Location: Monarch Park Collegiate Institute What Is It: Go meet Dav Pilkey, […]

  • #WOTSTalks: Toronto Book Award Nominee Carrianne Leung

    It’s finally September! We’re so excited about WOTS that we couldn’t wait to talk to some of the authors that will be joining us on September 23! We sat down with Carrianne Leung to talk about her book That Time I Loved You, Scarborough, and her writing process.   WOTS: That Time I Loved You […]

  • #WOTSTalks: Interview with Rabindranath Maharaj

    It’s finally September! We’re so excited about WOTS that we couldn’t wait to talk to some of the authors that will be joining us on September 23! We sat down with Rabindranath Maharaj to talk about his book Adjacentland, imagination and his writing process.   WOTS: Adjacentland is named for a land within the book […]

  • 5 Foolproof Ways To Thrive While Exhibiting At #WOTS2018

    It’s September, and you know what that means: WOTS is only a few short weeks away! There are a lot of things that make our festival great, and we wouldn’t be half as awesome without the people and organizations that make up our book and magazine fair. But we know that big events can lead […]

  • Industry Chat: Interview with Jael Richardson

    The Word On The Street Festival is a great opportunity to get to know Canadian authors and our literary landscape. But the festival is also a fantastic way to get to know the professionals who keep the publishing world turning! We sat down with Jael Richardson to talk about literary festivals, creating space in Canadian […]

  • Events This Week: September 3-10

    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 4, 6:45-8:30pm Event Name: Rowers Fall 2018 Season Opener Location: Glad Day Bookshop What Is It: Head over to Glad […]