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, Lee Easton, Eric Folsom, David Groulx, Richard Harrison, Ken Howe, Jeanette Lynes, Steve McOrmond, Erin Noteboom, Catherine Owen, Robert Priest, Tanis Rideout, Stan Rogal, Heather Spears, Moez Surani, John Terpstra, Rhea Tregebov, Naomi Beth Wakan and Ian Williams. We’ve an author for almost every letter of the alphabet.


Buckrider Books Launch a Smashing Success!

April 18, 2014

Wolsak and Wynn launched its Buckrider Books imprint and the imprint's first three books to a standing-room-only crowd at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto.

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April Events

April 2, 2014

Happy National Poetry Month! Celebrate at one of our many author events.

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Hot Off the Presses: The First Buckrider Books

March 26, 2014

2 poetry collections + 1 short story collection = 1 exciting new imprint. Buckrider Books comes to life with its first three publications.

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New Releases


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Paul Vermeersch Celebrates National Poetry Month in Richmond Hill April 19

Wolsak & Wynn's Senior Editor (and talented poet) Paul Vermeersch joins host Barry Dempster at the Richmond Hill Poetry Gala at 1 p.m. on April 19.

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3 W&W Authors at Prince Edward County Authors Festival April 12

Catherine Graham, David James Brock, and JonArno Lawson read at Books & Co. in Picton, ON, April 12.

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Buckrider Books Launch, Waterloo

Buckrider Books launches its debut publications at Words Worth Books in Waterloo, 7 p.m.

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Hamilton, ON L8R 2L3

Tel: 905.972.9885

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