September 19, 2018
Ontario's Vibrant Voices: Talking to The Word on the Street Authors Lezlie Lowe, Rabindranath Maharaj, & Merilyn Simonds
The Word on the Street Toronto's Vibrant Voices of Ontario stage is a perennial favourite with festival goers, packed as it is with some of the brightest, most talented literary voices in the province. ...
September 17, 2018
Contest! Get Thrills and Chills from The Word on the Street Toronto!
It still feels like summer in Toronto, but that doesn't mean it's too early to get a chill down your spine - especially if you were to curl up with an entire prize pack of thrilling, chilling, can't-put-them-down ...
September 12, 2018
The Future of WOTS: Maya Baumann of The Word on the Street Takes Us Behind the Scenes of the Festival
It's no secret we're counting down the days to The Word on the Street Toronto (Sunday, September 23!), one of our favourite festivals and a highlight of the Toronto literary calendar. While we wait, we're ...
September 10, 2018
Contest! Win Fabulous Ontario Books from The Word on the Street!
What could be better than strolling Toronto's Harbourfront, taking in dozens of free readings and panel discussions with the country's finest writers, shopping for books, magazines, and literary gifts, ...
September 21, 2017
The Word on the Street interview with Shannon Bramer
Shannon Bramer understands the strange intersection between the sad and the funny, the strange and the precious. Hence the title of her fourth collection of poetry, Precious Energy (BookThug), which ...
September 18, 2017
Contest! Get Cultured with The Word on the Street!
Do you have many leather-bound books? Does your apartment smell of rich mahogany? If you want to max out on culture, enter our newest contest with The Word on the Street to win books that cover music, ...
September 18, 2017
The Word on the Street interview with comedian Shawn Hitchins
It's nearly time for The Word on the Street! We're continuing our series in celebration of the festival, talking to some of the talented authors from the Vibrant Voices tent.Today we chat with Shawn ...
September 14, 2017
Contest! Win Great Kids' Books from The Word on the Street!
The books you love as a kid will always stay with you. So if you have a young reader in your life (or if you just happen to be young at heart yourself!), you don't want to miss our newest book giveaway ...
September 13, 2017
The Word on the Street interview with FedEx Express Canada President Lisa Lisson
The Word on the Street offers tons of exciting programming, but one aspect you don't want to miss is the Vibrant Voices of Ontario tent. Celebrating the unique and powerful literary voices of our province, ...
September 12, 2017
The Word on the Street interview with Mehri Yalfani
The Vibrant Voices of Ontario tent is one of the most exciting places to be at The Word on the Street, which takes place this year on Sunday, September 24. Celebrating the unique and powerful literary ...