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.


Check out our authors at GritLit 2017!

February 16, 2017

Be sure to check out Andrew Baulcomb and Chris Pannell at GritLit: Hamilton's Readers and Writers Festival.

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Win the fall 2016 Wolsak and Wynn list

December 1, 2016

Enter to win 1 copy of each of our 2016 fall titles!

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A Conversation with Catherine Graham and Ian Burgham, by Ivy Reiss

August 16, 2016

In late July, Ivy Reiss, the host of the Oakville Lit Café for the past four years, sat down with Catherine Graham and Ian Burgham over a pint of craft beer at Harbord House. They talked about art, culture, representing Canada abroad and why they keep going back to the Edinburgh International Festival Fringe.

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New Releases


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Peter Midgley is reading at Planet Earth Poetry — March 10th, 2017

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Hamilton Fall Launch!

Join us at Mills Hardware for the latest Wolsak & Wynn books!

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Richard Harrison's Homecoming Launch!

Join us at Shelf Life Books on November 14th for Richard Harrison's Homecoming Launch for his new collection On Not Losing My Father's Ashes in the Flood.

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Hamilton, ON L8R 2L3

Tel: 905.972.9885

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