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.


Richard Harrison wins Governor General's Award for Poetry and Johanna Skibsrud wins Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry!

November 1, 2017

Join us in congratulating two of our very talented authors!

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New Editorial Board for Wolsak and Wynn

September 8, 2017

Wolsak & Wynn’s new editorial board aims to add diversity to publishing

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Richard Harrison wins the 2017 Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry!

June 27, 2017

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The Storied City with Daniel Coleman and Richard Harrison – September 13th, 2017

Come join Daniel Coleman and Richard Harrison at Shelf Life Books as they read from their latest works and talk about how stories shape the way we see a city.

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Cities and Stories with Tim Bowling and Daniel Coleman – September 15th, 2017

Join Tim Bowling and Daniel Coleman at Audrey's Books as they read from their latest works and talk about how the cities they live in have shaped their writing.

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Wolsak & Wynn / Buckrider Books Spring Launch – Hamilton – May 19th, 2017

Join us at The Staircase Cafe for the latest Wolsak & Wynn books!

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Hamilton, ON L8R 2L3

Tel: 905.972.9885

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