November 12, 2020
Susan Perly on Writing Grief, Reading Don Quixote, and Why Her Favourite Character is a Talking Octopus
Susan Perly's Giller Prize-nominated Death Valley drew comparisons to everything from Twin Peaks to Alice in Wonderland for its dark humour and compelling beauty. So her follow-up, Stella Atlantis ...
August 14, 2020
Contest Alert: Win a Poetry Prize Pack from Wolsak & Wynn!
August is Poetry Month at Wolsak & Wynn, and we're partnering with the beloved Hamilton-based publisher to give away four of their new poetry titles to one lucky winner!The prize pack will include James ...
February 04, 2020
"I Would Watch Icebergs Calf and Moan, Float by as If Apparitions" Read an Excerpt from Laisha Rosnau's Little Fortress
Based upon real events, award-winning author Laisha Rosnau's newest novel Little Fortress (Wolsak & Wynn) follows the journey of the Caetanis, an aristocratic Italian family who fled the rise of fascism ...
August 29, 2019
September 2019 Writer-in-Residence Nancy Jo Cullen on Library Love, Recommended Reads, and Bronwen Wallace
Fans of Nancy Jo Cullen know that she is the rare writer who can do it all; her writing is smart, sharp, and memorable in poetry, short fiction, and now, in a novel: Western Alienation Merit Badge (Wolsak ...
July 08, 2019
Contest! Enter to Win Wolsak & Wynn's Powerful Women Prize Pack!
Indie powerhouse press Wolsak & Wynn has a an amazing group of powerful women writers in their Spring 2019 season, and they're kindly offering to share the wealth. You can enter for a chance to win ...
June 26, 2019
"For Me, Everything That Isn’t Asphalt and Concrete is Part of the Urban Forest" Read an Excerpt from Treed by Ariel Gordon
A walk in the woods is a deceptively simple thing. From the complex ecosystems we pass to the psychological effects of spending time in a natural setting, our simple walks can be something fascinating ...
April 17, 2019
Read Three Powerful Poems from Treaty# by Armand Garnet Ruffo
What does the word treaty mean? Deceptively simple, it's a word with great weight and Armand Garnet Ruffo spreads the word and its meaning open in his powerful new poetry collection Treaty# (Wolsak ...
January 10, 2019
Daylighting Chedoke Author John Terpstra on Scattering Seeds for a Great Title
Hamilton is well known for its natural beauty, from waterfalls to parks. However, one natural feature in the city is more hidden than the rest: Chedoke Creek runs through Hamilton but is mostly covered ...
January 08, 2019
"Fairy Tales are a Sort of Magic in Themselves" Lauren B. Davis on Her Magical Kensington Market Novel
Kensington market is one of Toronto's most unique neighbourhoods, and it's no surprise it has inspired numerous books. Lauren B. Davis' The Grimoire of Kensington Market (Wolsak & Wynn) however, ...
April 09, 2018
Contest! Enter to Win an Incredible Poetry Month Prize Pack from Wolsak & Wynn!
Hamilton-based Wolsak & Wynn is publishing some of the most exciting and innovative poetry in Canada today, and we are very excited to say that they're offering an absolutely awesome prize pack of ...