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Final Contest with The Word on the Street: Something for Everyone!



That's right, today marks our final giveaway, courtesy of The Word on the Street, with the festival just around the corner THIS Sunday, September 24!

So don't miss the chance to enter to win this delightfully eclectic prize pack. Whether you love sports, kids' books, fairy tales, innovative fiction, or otherwise, this prize pack has you covered. 

The Word on the Street 2017 A Book for Everyone Prize Pack includes:

  • Everyone's a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too by Jonathan Sun
  • The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donoghue
  • Deer Life by Ron Sexsmith
  • Baseball Life Advice by Stacey May Fowles
  • Just Cool It! by David Suzuki and Ian Hanington
  • Akilak's Adventure by Deborah Kigjukalik Webster
  • True Confessions from the Ninth Concession by Dan Needles
  • A copy of literary magazine GEIST

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 A Book for Everyone Contest". All entries must be received by 12:00pm (noon) on Friday, September 22, 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.