The Word on the Street champions reading and writing in Canada through a free annual festival and year-round literary events celebrating storytelling, ideas, and imagination

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Join us June 11-12 for our 2022 festival

The Word On The Street returns to Queen’s Park!

The City Imagines 2022

Our City Imagines series explores books that shape cities. This wide-ranging series of monthly conversations continues throughout 2022.

Our 2021 Virtual Festival

The Word On The Street’s 2021 festival took place online from September 16-26, 2021. Explore the schedule and catch any programs you might have missed on YouTube.