Horseplay Gallery

Along with the photographs that accompanied her piece in the print edition of Brick 97 (“Horseplay: Some Poses in Search of Love“), this gallery includes additional, web-exclusive images from Helen Guri’s residency at Al Purdy’s A-frame. Danny Waugh Helen Guri . . .
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More Online from Brick 97

Still waiting to get your hands on a copy of Brick 97? Well, today’s your lucky day. We’ve made another piece from the issue available online. Without further ado: “A New Citizen” by Rivka Galchen. And in case you missed . . .
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Dive into Brick 97

Summer is here, and with it, a blockbuster Brick, exploding with wonderful reads and powerful photographs. In Brick 97, we celebrate of the life and work of two longtime contributors and dear friends, C. D. Wright and Jim Harrison. . . .
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Save the Date: Brick 97 Launches June 6

In less than a month, we’ll be celebrating the launch of Brick 97 at the Lucky Shrike Bar (850 Dundas Street West, Toronto). Hosted by editor Michael Helm and featuring special guests, it’s going to be one heck of a . . .
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In Memoriam Pompeius Maximus

“It’s like that in families that split, no passing the core stories from hand to hand, agreeing on the shape of them, the size.” In our current issue, Alissa York tests her memories. You can read “In Memoriam Pompeius Maximus”  . . .
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The Age of Ephemerality

“Why are we going to this place anyway?” Elijah asked, looking up again from a busy page of brilliantine sunbirds. What was I supposed to say? Was I supposed to say we were heading to a stone on the edge . . .
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Brick at AWP in L.A.

This week, Brick is in Los Angeles for the 2016 AWP conference and book fair, the largest literary conference in North America. From Thursday, March 31, to Saturday, April 2, we’ll be at booth 1359 in the Los Angeles Convention . . .
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For Beloved Contributor Jim Harrison

We’re shattered by the loss of beloved Brick contributor Jim Harrison, who died at his desk on Saturday, March 26. From the conclusion of Jim’s Eat or Die column from Brick 86, a poem: Broom To remember that you’re alive . . .
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International Man Booker Thrill for BRICK!

Wonderful news! Maylis de Kerangal’s Mend the Living, translated by Jessica Moore, has been longlisted for the 2016 International Man Booker Prize. Brick introduced readers to this stunning novel in our Winter 2016 issue, #96. Read the excerpt here. . . .
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Featured Brickseller: Book City

Earlier this month, our correspondent Rachel Gerry chatted with Ian Donker, owner of Toronto’s Book City, about literary localism, selling what you love, and more. Read their conversation below. Brick: Could you tell us a little bit about Book . . .
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Featured Brickseller: Atlantic News

Earlier this month, our East Coast correspondent, Rachel Gerry, caught up with Atlantic News owner Michele Gerard to talk about independent publishing, lit-mag love, and more. Read a transcription of their conversation below. Brick: Could you tell us a . . .
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Featured Brickseller: McNally Jackson Books

On a recent visit to New York City, Brick’s Kristen Scott took a short stroll down Prince Street in Lower Manhattan to the buzzing independent bookstore McNally Jackson. She toured the upper and lower levels—wandering through the classic literature, . . .
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