Word on the Street

Here are a few photos from Word on the Street, 20th anniversary edition, Sunday Sept. 27, 2009.

Attendance was good, despite the threat of rain.

The lineup to have books signed by Margaret Atwood, stretched from the Al Purdy statue across Queen's Park.

I attended a panel on genre, featuring Kelly Armstrong, Robert Charles Wilson and Linwood Barclay.
Tara Tallon, of Galaxion comics, appeared on a panel with Claudia Davilla and Jim Munroe to discuss "Creating Comics and Raising a Family," in the Comics & Graphic Novels Tent.

Watch this blog for forthcoming clips of Margaret Atwood reading from her latest novel The Year of the Flood, and of the coast-to-coast Q & A which connected Atwood fans from Halifax to Vancouver.