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 ...
September 09, 2019
Contest! Get the Best of Both Worlds with The Word on the Street's Facts and Fiction Prize Pack!
Are you a nonfiction lover? Or someone who adores curling up with a novel? Why not both?If you're more into fabulous writing that genre divides, we've got the contest for you! Courtesy of The Word on ...
September 04, 2019
Contest! Enter to Win Inspiring Stories of Resilience and Hope from The Word on the Street!
It's September and that means all the most exciting parts of the book season are just around the corner! Literary prizes, new fall books, and some of our favourite festivals and events. One of the highlights ...
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 ...