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.


Short Fiction from Matt Cahill

November 22, 2015

The author of The Society of Experience shows a different side in a short story on The Rusty Toque.

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Catherine Graham with Griffin Winner Michael Longley

November 18, 2015

W&W poet Catherine Graham interviews Griffin Poetry Prize winner Michael Longley in The Rusty Toque.

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Lest We Forget: Remembrance Day Poems

November 11, 2015

To mark Remembrance Day, we offer these selections from Erin Noteboom's astounding debut collection, Ghost Maps: Poems for Carl Hruska, based on conversations with a WW1 veteran and published in 2003.

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New Releases


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Matt Cahill & David Lee in Burlington November 24

Novelists Matt Cahill and David Neil Lee discuss emerging authorship at the Burlington Central Library November 24.

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John Terpstra Workshop Nov 22

Poet, author, and cabinetmaker John Terpstra will present a workshop with the Toronto Writers' Co-op on November 22.

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David James Brock w/ Tapestry Opera Nov 19-21

Poet David James Brock is also a celebrated librettist. Catch his newest work, Tap:Ex Metallurgy, November 19 to 21 in Toronto.

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