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Ontario - Vibrant Voices Contest 2015

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.

Throughout September, we'll be running contests with The Word On The Street to celebrate great Canadian writing, and the first one starts today, with an amazing prize pack of books from the Vibrant Voices of Ontario tent!

With a mixture of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, this multi-book prize pack is an amazing addition to any CanLit lover's bookshelf. So don't miss the chance to enter!

Send your name and mailing address to with the subject line WOTS: VIBRANT VOICES by 11:59p.m. on Thursday, September 10, 2015.

The contest prize pack includes copies of:

  • I Can't Believe It's Not Better by Monica Heisey
  • The Road to Atlantis by Leo Brent Robillard
  • Nothing Like Love by Sabrina Ramnanan
  • The Man Who Saved Henry Morgan by Robert Hough
  • Ryders by Nick Pengelley
  • Loopholes by Showey Yazdanian
  • Georgia and Alfred by Keith Garebian
  • And stay tuned to Open Book this month for interviews with great authors from The Word On The Street and lots more contests, with the chance to win fantastic books and literary prizes!

    For full contest rules, please click here.


    The Word On The Street is a is a national celebration of literacy and the written word. Each September, in communities coast to coast, the public is invited to participate in hundreds of author events, presentations and workshops and to browse a marketplace that boasts the best selection of Canadian books and magazines you'll find anywhere.

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