Stay Tuned for 2021 Announcements!

Ready for your next favourite read?

Like us, you’re probably missing the buzz of an in-person WOTS marketplace—the bright tents, the excited chatter about stories, the sense of discovery in the air.

That’s why we’ve reimagined The Word On The Street’s marketplace for the virtual space.

This year, you can browse the finest Canadian & Indigenous publishers, bookstores, magazines, and arts organizations all year long. No waiting ’til September for a virtual marketplace—discover great deals & conversations from WOTS exhibitors every week!

What's On: Comic Arts Week!

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival is excited to share that TCAF is back from May 8-15th, 2021 — with a virtual twist! Free of the shackles of corporeal existence, TCAF’s marketplace will have more days than ever before, and include a week of on demand programming. Comic and art lovers will be able to visit TCAF 2021 online to peruse and shop hundreds of exhibitors’ amazing works, sit in on classic Q & As, workshops, talks, and so much more! 

TCAF’s new exhibition website is being made in partnership with Canzine (the festival of zines) and the Hand Eye Society. Zinesters and indie video game creators will be among the 400+ virtual exhibitors.

TCAF’s featured guests include Ho Che Anderson, Daniel Clowes, Robin Ha, Jaime Hernandez, Nalo Hopkinson, Lee Lai, Hartley Lin, Kabi Nagata, Jeff Smith, Jill Thompson, Adrian Tomine, Eric Kostiuk Williams, and many more! 

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