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The Word on the Street

Word on the Street festivals brought readers and writers together in cities across the country.

In Toronto, Patrick Boyer gets his book signed by Kate Mosse during the world’s first trans-Atlantic LongPen signing.

Photo by: Michel Boucher Photography

A Toronto crowd gathered to witness the first trans-Atlantic use of Margaret Atwood’s invention, the LongPen.

Photo by: Michel Boucher Photography

Hoisting the Jolly Roger at the Nimbus Publishing booth in Halifax.

Photo by: Peggy Walt

In Halifax, the annual “Pitch the Publisher” event is in full swing.

Photo by: Peggy Walt

Roch Carrier reads from The Hockey Sweater and The Flying Canoe in Vancouver.

Photo by: Bryan Pike / Courtesy Vancouver Word on the Street

Vancouver fans line up to ask Roch Carrier to sign their books.

Photo by: Bryan Pike / Courtesy Vancouver Word on the Street

Crowds mill about at the Halifax fest.

Photo by: Courtesy Word on the Street Halifax

Halifax’s Word on the Street was held in the Cunard Event Centre.

Photo by: Courtesy Word on the Street Halifax