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Contest: Travel through CanLit with a Words Across Canada Prize Pack from The Word on the Street

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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 to win a prize pack of absorbing, powerful Canadian stories from The Word on the Street.

And don't forget to mark the 2020 virtual festival on your calendars: September 26 and 27. You can get access to the same amazing readings, discussions, and more that make The Word on the Street great every year, from the convenience and comfort of home, via The Word on the Street's YouTube channelJust register for free online for access. Check out the full program online at The Word on the Street website

The Word on the Street Toronto Words Across Canada prize pack includes one copy of each of:

To enter, all you need to do is send us a note at with your name, full mailing address, and the subject line "WOTS Words X Canada Contest"

To be eligible, entries must be received by 11:59pm on Monday, September 21, 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, House of Anansi Press, Inanna Publications, Dundurn Press, and ECW Press. 

Each of the authors in the Words X Canada 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.