Toronto, Ontario


Saturday, September 21, 2019

Harbourfront Centre | 12pm - 8pm


WOTS Festival & Marketplace

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Harbourfront Centre | 10am - 5pm

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Since 1989, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted some of the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 30th anniversary festival will be our best yet! Stay tuned for announcements on our featured authors, performers, and storytellers.

Merle Nudelman

Merle Nudelman is an educator, lawyer, and author of five books of poetry including Borrowed Light which won the 2004 Canadian Jewish Book Award for Poetry and The Seeker Ascends (Inanna Publications, 2018). Merle’s poems have been widely published and anthologized. Her essays on poetic inquiry appear in academic publications.

The Seeker Ascends

The poems in The Seeker Ascends trace the emotional and spiritual journey of a woman whose beloved son dies after an arduous battle with cancer. As the poet/mother climbs out of grief’s darkness, she reclaims her life’s purpose. Confronting her losses, she heals. Inspired by art and nature, she transcends the past and discovers possibility in the now. (Inanna)

Fiction Poetry | Poésie