Wolsak and Wynn is a quirky literary press based in the heart of Hamilton. With steel mills on one side of us, the Niagara escarpment on the other and Toronto somewhere off in the distance we spend our time producing brilliant, highly individual and sometimes provocative books. Wander through our site to see books by writers including Oana Avasilichioaei, Gregory Betts, David Collier, Glen Downie, Christine Fischer Guy, Catherine Graham, David Groulx, Richard Harrison, Ken Howe, Jeanette Lynes, D. D. Miller, Catherine Owen, Robert Priest, Tanis Rideout, Heather Spears, Moez Surani, John Terpstra, Alexis von Konigslow, Naomi Beth Wakan and Ian Williams. We’ve an author for almost every letter of the alphabet.


A Nervous City wins at the Hamilton Literary Awards

January 6, 2015

Congratulations to Chris Pannell!

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Holiday Giveaway

December 11, 2014

Follow us on social media and win free books!

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In Julie’s Kitchen: Local Bookseller Blogs Her Way Through Colonia Cookbook

October 7, 2014

Hamilton bookseller Julie Gordon tackles Vince Agro's cookbook/memoir Julie-and-Julia-style.

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New Releases


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Catherine Graham Celebrates Robbie Burns January 25

Award-winning Wolsak & Wynn poet Catherine Graham joins Toronto poet laureate George Elliot Clarke and others to celebrate Scottish poet Robert Burns on January 25 at Windup Bird Café.

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Vince Agro at J.H. Gordon Books Tonight!

Books, snacks, snacks based on a book...what more do you need? Join Vince Agro at J.H. Gordon Books in Hamilton tonight, December 10, at 7 p.m.

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David Neil Lee & John Terpstra at Lit Live Dec 7

This month's Lit Live features several homegrown talents, including Wolsak and Wynn's own David Neil Lee and John Terpstra. Join us at Homegrown Hamilton, December 7 at 7:30 p.m.

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