September 21, 2020
Contest: Expand Your Mind & Your Bookshelf with an Ideas & Imagination Prize Pack from WOTS
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. ...
September 18, 2020
The Word on the Street: Authors Lamees Al Ethari, Karoline Georges, & Michelle Parise on Going Virtual for WOTS
An annual highlight of Toronto literary calendar, The Word on the Street brings together authors and book lovers for reading, discussions, workshops, and a massive literary marketplace. This year, of ...
September 16, 2020
Contest: Travel through CanLit with a Words Across Canada Prize Pack from The Word on the Street
Travel is complicated right now, but there's a way to endlessly explore without ever leaving home - dive into a great book! We want to help you "travel" the country with four spectacular novels. Enter ...
September 14, 2020
Contest: Win Spectacular Reads for Kids & Teens from The Word on the Street!
If you've got young readers in your life, or if you just love to connect with the young reader in yourself, this is your chance to scoop up four fantastic stories. Courtesy of The Word on the Street, ...
June 25, 2020
Eden Mills Writers' Festival: Artistic Director Nicola Dufficy on Adapting to COVID-19 and What Fans Can Expect From Their Online Literary Series
A much-anticipated event for creators and fans alike, the Eden Mills Writers' Festival has taken place in the picturesque hamlet of Eden Mills, Ontario for one weekend every September since its inception ...
May 04, 2020
Eden Mills Writers Festival to Host Six Months of Online Literary Events
While this year's edition of the Eden Mills Writers Festival may not be happening in its traditional form, the organizers have announced their plans to host a series of online literary events running ...
April 29, 2020
A Changing Landscape: FOLD Authors Talk Diversity, The Writing Life, and Favourite Reads
The Festival of Literary Diversity (popularly known as FOLD) has been bringing together creators from diverse and underrepresented communities world-wide since its inception in 2016. Held during the first ...
September 19, 2019
"The Word On The Street is a Hub for Community-Building" Talking with WOTS Communication Coordinator Rebecca Diem
It's finally time! This weekend, The Word on the Street takes over the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto for one of the city's favourite – and biggest – literary gatherings. Packed with free events ...
September 17, 2019
Guest Authors Nick Green, Elizabeth Greene, & K.D. Miller on the "Writers’ Heaven" that is The Word on the Street
This weekend, The Word on the Street will bring Toronto book lovers together. On festival Sunday, September 22, 2019 (that's this weekend!), the Harbourfront Centre transforms into what guest author ...
September 12, 2019
Contest! Enter to Win Fierce Ontario Femme Reads from The Word on the Street!
Toronto's most unique literary festival, The Word on the Street, is just around the corner - if you're a book lover, you'll want to be part of the crowds gathered at the Harbourfront Centre on September ...