Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Contest! Win a Prize Pack of the Year's Hottest Books From The Word on the Street's Great Books Marquee

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Hottest books of the year contest 2015

Every publishing season brings those hot books that readers across the country just can't stop talking about. We all want them on our shelves, and now you have the chance to win an amazing pack of the best books of the year, courtesy of The Word On The Street!

To enter, send your name and mailing address to with the subject line WOTS: GREAT BOOKS by 11:59p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. Late entries will not be accepted.

Don't miss the Great Books Marquee at The Word On The Street, where you can see these talented authors in person, listen to them read, speak about their writing processes, and even get your books signed! Novels, poetry, non-fiction and short fiction — you can find amazing books in all genres at the Great Books Marquee!

The contest prize pack includes copies of:

  • Safe as Houses by Susan Glickman
  • Hope Makes Love by Trevor Cole
  • Twenty-One Cardinals by Jocelyne Saucier
  • Thrillows and Despairos by Chris Chambers
  • The King of Shanghai by Ian Hamilton
  • Ledger of the Open Hand by Leslie Vryenhoek
  • The Hesitation Cut by Giles Blunt
  • 'Membering by Austin Clarke
  • 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.

    The Word on The Street takes place in Toronto at the Harbourfront Centre (235 Queen Quay West) on Sunday, September 27, 2015 and features dozens of fantastic author readings, kids programming, author signings, food tents and much more.

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