Toronto, Ontario

WOTS Plus

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.

Nick Green

Nick Green is a Dora Mavor Moore and Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award-winning playwright whose work has been seen across Canada and in New York. He co-wrote Every Day She Rose with Andrea Scott, which will premiere at Buddies in Bad Times this November.

Body Politic

In 1971 Phillip was starting something big. Something that would make history. Now he’s an aging journalist trying to make sense of Grindr. Phillip was a founding member of The Body Politic, a gay-liberation newspaper based in Toronto. As he recounts memories of censorship battles, police raids, historic rallies, and the onset of HIV/AIDS during an intimate encounter with a younger man, their generational differences shine a light on the massive shifts in queer identity and politics. (Playwrights Canada)