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Contest! Win Time Travelling Books from The Word on the Street!


They say the future is friendly and thanks to The Word on the Street, you have the chance to get lost in an array of entertaining futures (and pasts) in our Time Travelling prize pack!

The second of our featured giveaways with Toronto's unique, one-day literary festival is now open! Enter for a chance to win the amazing prize pack listed below, and be sure to check out the Word on the Street on Sunday, September 24 at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto to catch booksellers, readings, panels, children's programming, and more.

The Word on the Street 2017 Time Travelling Prize Pack includes:

  • Mad Richard by Lesley Krueger
  • Piau by Bruce Murray
  • Men Walking on Water by Emily Schultz
  • Beforelife by Randal Graham
  • Sputnik's Children by Terri Favro
  • A copy of GEIST magazine 
  • Two (2) Adult Tickets for Author Cruise: Presenting the Past (11:00am – 12:15pm on September 24, 2017)

To enter, send us a note at, telling us your name, address, and which book in the prize pack you're most excited to read. Please use the subject line "WOTS Time Travel Contest". All entries must be received by 12:00pm (noon) on Friday, September 15, 2017.

One winner will be chosen at random and informed via email, with all prizes available for pick up at The Word on the Street festival on September 24, 2017. 

Don't miss checking out these authors in person at The Word on the Street this year!


The Word On The Street is a is a national celebration of literacy and the written word. Each September, in communities coast to coast, the public is invited to participate in hundreds of author events, presentations and workshops and to browse a marketplace that boasts the best selection of Canadian books and magazines you'll find anywhere.

The Word On The Street takes place in Toronto at the Harbourfront Centre (235 Queen Quay West) on Sunday, September 24, 2017 and features dozens of fantastic author readings, kids programming, author signings, food tents and much more.