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Contest! Win Great Ontario Books from The Word on the Street!

Why is it that so many amazing writers live and work in Ontario? We don't know what the magic formula is, but we're happy to take advantage of it as readers. You can too, by entering our contest with The Word On The Street for a chance to take home a package of books by fantastic Ontario authors!

The Word On The Street takes place in Toronto on Sunday, September 27, 2015 and features dozens of fantastic author readings, kids programming, author signings, food tents and even boat cruises with some of your favourite writers! For the first time, the festival will take place at the Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West), overlooking beautiful Lake Ontario.

Special Feature! Pedlar Press interviews Stan Dragland about Newfoundland Culture & Arts

Newfoundland occupies a unique space in the Canadian and literary imagination. The province consistently turns out more than its fair share of talented and award-winning writers (including the likes of Lisa Moore, Michael and Kathleen Winter, and Michael Crummey), and its tough climate combines with its welcoming culture to create a place that is like no other.

Mark Raynes Roberts' Illumination Project Shines a Light on Canadian Authors & Literature

Renowned artist Mark Raynes Roberts is set to illuminate Canadian authors in three venue exhibitions this October: the Gardiner Museum, International Festival of Authors at Harbourfront Centre and the Toronto Reference Library.

At the Gardiner Museum, Raynes Roberts will present 12 new engraved crystal pieces. ILLUMINATION: Portraits of Canadian Literature communicates narrative passages based upon the theme of light, taken from 12 literary works by Canadian authors and selected by the Writers' Trust Advisory Board.

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