Some books leap out of the crowd as totally new, fresh, brave, and timely. Whether fiction, poetry, or nonfiction, there are countless writers in Canada tackling big ideas with imagination and innovation. Enter for a chance to win a prize pack that covers topics ranging from technology and identity to housing and equality.
Courtesy of The Word on the Street, these four unmissable titles will make a great addition to your bookshelf, taking you across the country via the sharpest thinkers of the day.
And to get even more of this kind of wise, challenging, exciting writing, tune into The Word on the Street's virtual festival this year! Though book lovers can't gather in person, you can get access to the same amazing readings, discussions, and more via The Word on the Street's YouTube channel. Just register for free online for access and tune in September 26 and 27. Check out the full program online at The Word on the Street website.
The Word on the Street Toronto Ideas & Imagination prize pack includes one copy of each of:
- The Imago Stage by Karoline Georges (Coach House Books)
- The Eyelid by SD Chrostowska (Coach House Books)
- Dying for a Home by Cathy Crowe (Between the Lines Books)
- Swimmers in Winter by Faye Guenther (Invisible Publishing)
To enter, all you need to do is send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, full mailing address, and the subject line "WOTS Ideas & Imagination Contest".
To be eligible, entries must be received by 11:59pm on Friday, September 25, 2020. Contest is open to Canadian residents only; one entry per person will be accepted.
One winner will be chosen at random and notified via email after the contest's closing.
The prize pack is available courtesy of The Word on the Street Toronto, Coach House Press, Between the Lines Books, and Invisible Publishing.
Each of the authors in the Ideas & Imagination Prize Pack will be part of The Word on the Street's online programming this year - be sure to tune into the festival and catch their readings.
The Word On The Street is a national celebration of literacy and Canadian writing. Each September, the festival hosts hundreds of author readings for visitors of all ages and a vibrant marketplace featuring the best selection of books and magazines in Canada. Join this year's virtual festival (for free!) on September 26 and 27.