Festival News: Great line-up on The Remarkable Reads Tent in 2012

The Remarkable Reads Tent Returns to The Word On The Street

— Featuring outstanding authors from Random House of Canada

The Word On The Street is happy to welcome back The Remarkable Reads Tent to the 2012 festival. Ever-popular, this venue showcases some of your favourite, and soon-to-be favourite, authors!  Featuring a full day of literary programming, this venue is organized into five exciting, hourly segments: the Mystery Feature, Local Literati, Writing History, Read for the Cure, and the Book Buzz Panel.

Crime fiction bestsellers Linwood Barclay, Giles Blunt, and Peter Robinson are each speaking during the Mystery Feature. Hear them read from their latest titles and engage in a panel discussion all about writing Canadian mysteries.

Visitors to The Remarkable Reads Tent will also see and hear from some of Fall’s top fiction writers, including Local Literati Grace O’Connell, Katrina Onstad, and Tanis Rideout;  Historical fiction writers Linda Holeman and Eva Stachniak; and Read for a Cure feature authors Terry Fallis, and Vincent Lam.

And that’s not all! New in 2012, The Book Buzz Panel is a can’t miss, insider’s event for all book lovers who want to be in-the-know! This segment features senior editors from McClelland & Stewart, Doubleday Canada, and Knopf Random House who, together, discuss the titles they are most excited about this Fall season.  To see the full author line-up for The Remarkable Reads Tent, be sure to visit the Festival website: http://www.thewordonthestreet.ca/wots/toronto/whatson/remarkablereads.


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