The Word on the Street Toronto Books and Magazine Festival 2023

The Maple Staple welcomes you to the
34th Annual Word on the Street Festival!

The Word on the Street (WOTS) prides itself on bringing together readers and writers in a free and grand celebration of storytelling, ideas, and imagination. Marking its impressive 34th year, #WOTS2023 presents a two-day literary festival that embraces a vibrant tapestry of over 100 presenters, exhibitors, publishers, bookstores, retailers, arts organizations, and an exuberant marketplace showcasing Canada’s finest selection of books and magazines.

Online Bookstore Display

TMS is proud to present our curated collection of 76 mind-bending mysteries


Get ready to leave with your TBR list ten times longer!


The two-day magical series ends with a bang!