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.


David James Brock on Open Book Toronto

August 20, 2014

Poet, playwright, and librettist David James Brock tackles Open Book Toronto's Writers as Readers (WAR) series.

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Catherine Graham shortlisted for CAA Award for Poetry

June 13, 2014

Catherine Graham has been shortlisted for the CAA Award for Poetry

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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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New Releases


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Vince Agro Launches New Book September 7

Vince Agro's newest work is two parts cookbook and one part memoir, but these ingredients combine into one deliciously entertaining text. Join Vince for a literal and metaphorical Italian feast as he launches his latest book at The Waterfront Centre, Hamilton, on September 7, 1 to 3 p.m.

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Christine Fischer Guy at Lab Cab July 26 & 27

Join Christine Fischer Guy as she reads from her upcoming novel as part of the Lab Cab Festival, July 26 & 27 at 2:30 p.m. on the rooftop patio at Made You Look.

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Coming Down the Mountain to Launch June 18 at UWO

Join scholar and hockey fan Brian Kennedy, editor of Coming Down the Mountain: Rethinking the 1972 Summit Series, and some of the book's contributors for its official launch on June 18 at 3:15, University of Western Ontario.

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