Episode notes

The Word On The Street’s annual festival in downtown Toronto has endured for more than 30 years. But with the onset of a global pandemic in 2020, the festival’s future was far from assured…

Hosted by Rebecca Diem

Produced by Quinton Bradshaw

Music by James Ellercamp

Special thanks to Carolyn Taylor, Ceta Ramkhalawansingh, Cory Doctorow, Jael Richardson, Anjula Gogia, and Nick Mount.

For more information about the Festival of Literary Diversity, visit thefoldcanada.org.

Reading List:

Gutter Child - Jael Richardson

The Stone Thrower - Jael Richardson

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