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The Word On The Street Toronto is a festival of storytelling, ideas, and imagination – and this year, we’re pleased to present WOTS2020, our first virtual festival.

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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.

Words Across Canada

Words Across Canada is a series of readings and discussions by Canadian and Indigenous authors from across the country hosted in partnership with Canadian literary festivals.

September Festival

The Word On The Street Toronto festival, held annually in September, is a celebration of the current work being published by Canadian presses, big and small.