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Featured Events

25sep4:00 pm5:00 pmFeaturedHow to Be Human: Illustrated Wisdom for Modern TimesS. Bear Bergman, Hana Shafi. Moderator: Alicia Elliott4:00 pm – 5:00 pm(GMT-04:00) View in my time

26sep10:00 am11:00 amFeaturedDiaspora Dialogues: In Conversation with Shayda Kafai & Amanda LeducAmanda Leduc, Shayda Kafai, Moderator: Dev Ramsawakh10:00 am – 11:00 am(GMT-04:00) View in my time

26sep11:30 am12:30 pmFeaturedCelebrating the 2021 Trillium Book Award for PoetryIrfan Ali, Jody Chan. Moderator: Chuqiao Yang.11:30 am – 12:30 pm(GMT-04:00) View in my time

26sep2:30 pm3:30 pmFeaturedMedicinal Arts: Poetry of the BodyTherese Estacion, Tenille K. Campbell, Carol Harvey Steski, Moderator: Brandon Wint2:30 pm – 3:30 pm(GMT-04:00) View in my time

26sep4:00 pm4:45 pmFeaturedThe Spectacular: A Conversation with Zoe WhittallIn conversation4:00 pm – 4:45 pm(GMT-04:00) View in my time

26sep5:30 pm6:30 pmFeaturedIndigenize, Decolonize! Indigenous Writers’ RoundtableBevann Fox, David A. Robertson, jaye simpson, Moderator: Darrel J. McLeod5:30 pm – 6:30 pm(GMT-04:00) View in my time

About WOTS Toronto

The Word On The Street is a national celebration of literacy and Canadian writing. Each September, we host hundreds of author readings for visitors of all ages and a vibrant marketplace featuring the best selection of books and magazines in Canada. Join us (for free!) as we share vital stories about where we live.

Support WOTS Toronto

The Word On The Street champions reading and writing in Canada all year long. Since 1990, we’ve brought hundreds of thousands of book lovers together in celebration of Canadian and Indigenous writers at our annual festival. And we have exciting plans to do more to champion storytelling, ideas, and imagination. But we can’t do it without your support.