May 23, 2023
The Word on the Street's Sienna Tristen on Programming 100+ Writers to Create an In-Person Version of Bookstagram & BookTok
The Word on the Street returns to Toronto this weekend, May 27 and 28, for their second year back in Queen's Park after a long absence. The two-day schedule is packed with programming that would make ...
May 08, 2023
The Big Contest! Enter to Win 10 Books from The Word on the Street
Toronto's favourite literary gathering, The Word on the Street, takes over Queen's Park on May 27 and 28 this year, and to celebrate, the good folks at WOTS are giving one lucky reader the chance to win ...
April 27, 2023
The Word on the Street's 2023 Line Up Will Feature Catherine Hernandez, Kenneth Oppel, Zoe Whittall, & More
The Word on the Street is one of Toronto's most beloved literary traditions, and two changes to the festival last year proved to be popular tweaks: the festival moved back to their old stomping grounds ...
August 17, 2022
6 Tips for Effective School Visits
With September fast approaching, it’s time for children’s authors to start thinking about school presentations. School visits can be a great way to connect with your audience, promote your work, and ...
June 06, 2022
"Where It Belongs" The Word on the Street's Rebecca Diem on Community, Homecoming, and What You Can't Miss This Year
An event long treasured by book lovers, publishing professionals, families, and aspiring and emerging writers, The Word on the Street is the anchor event of the Toronto literary calendar, and this year ...
May 30, 2022
Enter to Win an Epic 10 Book Prize Pack from The Word on the Street
On June 11 and 12, The Word on the Street will return to Queen's Park, a former cite of the beloved book festival. Two full days of readings, panels, workshops, book and magazine sales, literary gift ...
September 13, 2021
Word on the Street Guest Authors Ralph Benmergui, Emily Brewes, & Hollay Ghadery on Ontario as Inspiration, Virtual Events & More
The Word on the Street is just around the corner, starting this Thursday, September 16 and wrapping up September 26. In pre-pandemic times, the Word on the Street was a sprawling and beloved outdoor literary ...
September 08, 2021
The Word on the Street's Sienna Tristen & Yeli Cruz on the Inclusivity & Excitement of a 10-Day Virtual Festival
2021 will mark the second time Toronto literary festival The Word on the Street takes their stellar line up of author talks, readings, panels, and workshops online, with a line up that includes folks ...
July 05, 2021
The Word on the Street Offers Up Weekly Streaming Literary Events for an At-Home "WOTS" Experience
The pandemic has created a very different landscape for literary events, and a lot of organizations have responded by evolving in creative ways, finding methods of bringing the buzz and connection of ...