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.
Errata: In the print . . .
We’re pleased to share two more pieces from Brick 97:
Pasha Malla considers the Great Yarmouth Suspension Bridge Disaster of 1845 and what it can teach us about artist and audience.
And Helen Guri becomes Al Purdy, with an image . . .
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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TORONTO/June 9, 2016—With the publication of Brick 97 this month, Brick announced that Nadia Szilvassy is stepping down from her role as publisher of the magazine. She will be officially handing her publisher responsibilities over to poet . . .
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. . . .
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 . . .
“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” . . .
“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 . . .
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 . . .
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:
To remember that you’re alive . . .
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. . . .
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.
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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.
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In 1949, British librarian and collector Edgar Osborne donated close to two thousand rare and notable children’s books to the Toronto Public Library. The Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books has since grown to include over eighty thousand items, and . . .
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, . . .
We’re chuffed to feature the London Review Bookshop in our latest Brickseller interview. Located in London’s Bloomsbury, the shop boasts more than twenty thousand genre-spanning titles befitting the LRB, which opened its namesake store in 2003. Over email, bookseller . . .
On a trip to Chicago a few years ago, Brick’s designer, Mark Byk, discovered a very cool independent bookstore in Wicker Park. He brought Quimby’s to our attention, and in a short while, Brick found a home on their . . .
Thanks to our international distributor, Central Books, Brick is now showing up in exciting, new-to-us bookstores around the world. And thanks to some dedicated readers, every so often we get a glimpse into these travels. A photograph of Brick 90 . . .
When owners Christin Evans and Praveen Madan became the proud owners of The Booksmith four years ago, their goal was to make an “independent bookstore for the 21st century.” Bricolage talked to Christin Evans by email to find out how . . .
At the intersection of Columbus and Broadway in downtown San Francisco sits City Lights Books. Founded by Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Peter D. Martin, City Lights Books is a historical landmark, a destination for book lovers from around the world, and . . .