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.


Great Power, Great Responsibility -- and a Great Deal!

May 6, 2015

In honour of The Avengers: Age of Ultron's massive opening weekend, we're offering a discount on all our comics-related books.

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Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2015

In honour of Earth Day, John Terpstra opened today's Hamilton City Council meeting with poetry. Here's one of John's poems to continue the celebration.

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Goodreads Giveway

February 4, 2015

We're giving away 3 copies of Peter Midgley's Counting Teeth on Goodreads!

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New Releases


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Catherine Graham Reading May 24 Toronto

Callin' all ya lads and lassies! Celebrate all things Scottish this Sunday, May 24, at Windup Bird Cafe, with food and poetry.

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Catherine Owen Launches New Book May 24

Catherine Owen's take on the literary life arrives to much fanfare at The Cottage Bistro in Vancouver.

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Amber McMillan in Vancouver This Friday!

Poet Amber McMillan joins Jamie Sharpe and Jeff Steudel for Across Canada in Poetry at The Paper Hound on May 22.

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280 James Street North
Hamilton, ON L8R 2L3

Tel: 905.972.9885

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