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

january, 2022

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Our 2021 Virtual Festival

The Word On The Street Toronto is a free annual festival celebrating storytelling, ideas, and imagination.

Join us from September 16-26 for online events celebrating Canadian and Indigenous poetry, memoirs, mystery & more!

The City Imagines

Our City Imagines series explores books that shape cities. This wide-ranging series of free online discussions considers urban spaces and the people who live and create in them.

Summer Spectacular

Calling all creative kids! The Summer Spectacular is back! Join us in July for weekly workshops celebrating storytelling, ideas, and imagination.