Toronto, Ontario

WOTS Festival Marketplace

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Harbourfront Centre | 10am - 5pm


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Saturday, September 21, 2019

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Festival Accessibility

ASL Programming | Programmation en langage ASL

On Sunday, September 23rd, at Harbourfront Centre, visitors could attend twenty-four ASL-interpreted readings, activities, and discussions on nine programmed stages. The Word On The Street is again proud to partner with Ontario Cultural Society of the Deaf and Silent Voice Canada to present the following schedule of ASL accessible events. You can identify the ASL-interpreted segments in the program and our Festival at Glance pages by the distinctive ASL symbol.

Le dimanche 23 septembre au Centre Harbourfront, les visiteurs peuvent assister à vingt quatre lectures interprétées en langage ASL, activités et discussions sur les neuf scènes de la programmation. The Word on the Street est fier de collaborer à nouveau avec l’Ontario Cultural Society of the Deaf et Silent Voice Canada pour présenter ce programme d’événements accessibles en langage ASL. Vous reconnaîtrez les segments interprétés en langage ASL dans le programme et les pages Festival en un coup d’œil grâce au symbole distinctif de l’ASL.


Inkling | Kenneth Oppel & Sydney Smith

10:00AM – 10:40AM Bestsellers

A Noise Downstairs | Linwood Barclay

2:40PM – 3:10PM Bestsellers

Alone Over Lonely | Panel

10:45AM – 11:15AM
Audible Presents Great Books

Including Single Girl Problems by Andrea Bain and Hard To Do: The Surprising, Feminist History of Breaking Up

Family Secrets | Panel

11:15AM – 11:45AM
Audible Presents Great Books

Including The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman and The Very Marrow of Our Bones by Christine Higdon

Ayesha At Last | Uzma Jalaluddin

4:00PM – 4:30PM
Audible Presents Great Books

ASL Storytelling | OCSD and Silent Voice

4:15PM – 5:00PM
Learning Station

Fire Song | Adam Garnet Jones

12:15PM – 12:45PM
Indigenous Voices

Moon of the Crusted Snow | Waubgeshig Rice

12:45PM– 1:15PM
Indigenous Voices

Heartfelt Tales | Panel

11:15AM – 12:15PM
Teen Spirit

Including Here So Far Away by Hadley Dyer, Golden Hour by Chantel Guertin, Bonjour Girl by Isabelle Lafleche, and Summer Constellations by Alisha Sevigny

In Medias Res | Panel

12:15PM – 1:15PM
Teen Spirit

Including The Devil's Standoff by V.S. McGrath, Siege of Shadows by Sarah Raughley, and Monsters by David A. Robertson.

Scientific Canadian | Panel

10:00AM – 10:30AM
Vibrant Voices of Ontario

Featuring 18 Miles: The Drama of our Atmosphere by Christopher Dewdney and Spinning Magnet by Alanna Mitchell.

Transmission | Panel

1:15PM – 1:45PM
Vibrant Voices of Ontario

Featuring Little Fish by Casey Plett, and Holy Wild by Gwen Benaway.

City Spaces | Panel

1:45PM – 2:15PM
Vibrant Voices of Ontario

Featuring No Place To Go by Lezlie Lowe and The Fruitful City by Helena Moncrieff

Almost Epic Squad: Mucus Mayhem | Kevin Sylvester

12:15PM – 1:00PM
Kids Activity Tent

Kids Write 4 Kids

1:15PM – 2:00PM
Kids Activity Tent

Come out and see three past winners of the Kids Write 4 Kids contest read from their books and support budding young authors!

Dr. Coo and the Pigeon Protest | Sarah Hampson

10:20AM – 10:40AM
TD Children's Literature Tent

Stego-cumulus | Hilary Leung

10:40AM – 11:00AM
TD Children's Literature Tent

Harry and Walter | Kathy Stinson

11:00AM – 11:40AM
TD Children's Literature Tent

Team Steve | Kelly Collier

11:20AM – 11:40AM
TD Children's Literature Tent

TD Grade One Book Giveaway

11:40AM – 12:00PM
TD Children's Literature Tent

A reading from author Rebecca Bender, and a giveaway of her great new title Giraffe and Bird while supplies last.

The Hollow Under the Tree | Cary Fagan

3:20PM – 4:20PM
TD Children's Literature Tent

Dangerous Pursuits | Panel

3:40PM – 4:20PM
TD Children's Literature Tent

Featuring Escape with Linwood Barclay and MiNRS 3 by Kevin Sylvester

Tournament Trouble | Sylv Chiang

4:20PM – 4:40PM
TD Children's Literature Tent

The Whirlpool | Laurel Croza

4:40PM – 5:00PM
TD Children's Literature Tent