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.


In Julie’s Kitchen: Local Bookseller Blogs Her Way Through Colonia Cookbook

October 7, 2014

Hamilton bookseller Julie Gordon tackles Vince Agro's cookbook/memoir Julie-and-Julia-style.

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Win a Free Book in Our Fabulous Fall Facebook Contest

September 17, 2014

Celebrate #ThrowbackThursday by sharing your favourite throwback title from Wolsak & Wynn on September 18, and you could get one of our new titles free!

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Vince Agro Makes a Stir on CHCH Morning Live

September 10, 2014

In case you missed his appearance on CHCH Morning Live Monday morning, here's a clip of Vince Agro whipping up pizza and talking In Grace's Kitchen with Annette Hamm.

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Writing Workshop with John Terpstra & Ariel Gordon

Join Wolsak & Wynn author John Terpstra and Ariel Gordon for a writing workshop at Dundurn Castle in Hamilton, October 27.

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Ottawa, Toronto & New York, Oh My!

Wolsak and Wynn authors appear at events in Ottawa, Toronto and New York City on October 25.

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Peter Midgley Launches Counting Teeth in Red Deer

The incomparable Kimmy Beach hosts the Western launch of Counting Teeth: A Namibian Story at Sunworks, October 24, 7 to 9:30 p.m.

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