Word on the Street

The Word on the Street 2013: Man on the Street

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We’re celebrating The Word on the Street’s 20th anniversary this weekend! This story is from the fall 2013 issue of Atlantic Books Today. If you are looking for our feature package about The Word on the Street Halifax 2014, please click here. Jian Ghomeshi has a long list of complimentary things to say about Halifax. The host and co-creator of the national daily talk program Q on…

Meet the team behind Word on the Street Halifax 2014

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We asked this year’s hard-working team which festival events they’re most excited to see Genevieve Allen Hearn, executive director: “The cartoonist panel should be pretty cool especially in light of Faith Erin Hicks’ recent Will Eisner Comic Industry Award win.” Rémi Lefebvre, festival manager: “I’m really excited for the hustle and bustle of it all. Not to mention, witnessing six month of hard work come together.”…

Calling all authors for Pitch the Publisher 2014

Calling all authors for Pitch the Publisher 2014

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We’ll begin accepting sign-ups for Pitch the Publisher 2014 sessions this morning at 10 a.m. Contact the APMA at apma.admin@atlanticpublishers.ca or 902-420-0711 to register. Spots won’t last long! Pitch the Publisher returns to Word on the Street on Sunday, Sept 21 this year, and the Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association invites writers to put their best pitch forward! On Sunday, September 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00…

The Word on the Street Halifax hosts Book Club Boat Cruise

The Word on the Street Halifax hosts Book Club Boat Cruise

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The Word On The Street will once again hold the popular Book Club Boat Cruise on the Halifax Harbour on Sunday, September 21st. Like previous years, book clubs from across Atlantic Canada get exclusive backstage access to headliner authors on a one-hour cruise aboard the Tall Ship Silva. Sponsored by Waterfront Development and Murphy’s on the Water, the cruise is always a big hit! Participating authors…