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Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted some of the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 29th festival was one of our best yet. Check out all of the authors, performers, and storytellers below!
Rabindranath Maharaj is the author of three short story collections and five novels, including The Amazing Absorbing Boy, which won the 2010 Trillium Book Award and the 2011 Toronto Book Award, and was voted a CBC Canada Reads Top 10 for Ontario.
A former comic book writer awakens in a strange institution called the Compound with no memory. As he searches for clues to his past, he learns of Adjacentland, the only place where imagination still exists.