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.


Congratulations Naomi Beth Wakan!

June 29, 2015

W&W author and Nanaimo Poet Laureate Naomi Beth Wakan received an Honourary Ambassador Award from the Federation of BC Writers.

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The 5 Ws with Naomi Beth Wakan

June 29, 2015

To celebrate Seniors Month, we asked Naomi Beth Wakan, author of A Roller-coaster Ride: Thoughts on Aging and Late Bloomer: On Writing Later in Life (among others), and inaugural poet laureate of Nanaimo, BC, to initiate one of our new blog features, The 5 Ws. See Naomi's take on the Who, What, Why, Where, and When of her writing life.

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Congratulations Erina Harris! CAA Poetry Award Nominee

June 10, 2015

The Canadian Authors Association announced its 2015 Awards shortlist last week, and it includes Wolsak & Wynn's own Erina Harris.

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New Releases


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JonArno Lawson in San Francisco June 27

Meet JonArno Lawson and illustrator Sydney Smith at ALA this Saturday, June 27, 10 - 11 a.m.

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Catherine Graham Celebrates Canada Day in Kingston

Poet Catherine Graham joins a host of talented poets at Artfest Kingston over the holiday weekend.

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Alexis von Konigslow at HIJ May 31

Alexis von Konigslow reads from her stunning debut novel this Sunday, May 31, at HIJ House Reading Series.

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