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 ...
April 13, 2021
"I Had Internalized the Belief That the Stories I Could Tell Had No Audience" FOLD Guest Authors on Progress & Process
If you haven't already marked May 1-15 on your calendar, now's the time. The Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD), the brainchild of author Jael Richardson, is now in its sixth year and returns again ...
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 ...