The Brick Modern Archive

Over the months, Brick people have been working quietly on digitizing our past issues. Now, we’re so excited to share with you that Brick‘s entire Modern Archive–that’s eight years or the last sixteen issuesis now available online, . . .

Brick Winter Launch Party

Brick will celebrate the launch of the Winter issue on Monday, December 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the Gladstone Hotel’s Melody Bar, with readings by Souvankham Thammavongsa and Ken Babstock and a celebration of translation with Canisia Lubrin, Anne McLean, . . .
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“Teeter-Totter” Now Online

Shuang Xuetao’s gripping short story “Teeter-Totter,” translated from the Chinese by Jeremy Tiang, can now be read here. Set in a rapidly industrializing China, this story follows a young couple who gets entangled in the last wish of a dying . . .
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We’re Looking for Volunteers

Brick could use a hand around the office. We’re looking for volunteers based in Toronto to help with a variety of tasks, from keeping our social media accounts active to proofreading and editorial assistance. And we’re always eager to find . . .
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Sadiqa de Meijer’s “Mother Tongue” on Literary Hub

Sadiqa de Meijer’s lyrical essay “Mother Tongue” from Brick 103 was recently featured on Literary Hub. The piece is an exquisite exploration on the intimacy that’s formed with one’s first language—in de Meijer’s case, Dutch. Read the full piece here. . . .
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Brick Podcast: Episode 4 and a New Reading Up Now

Episode 4 of Brick Podcast is the highly-anticipated recording of the April 3 book launch for Saidiya Hartman’s Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval. Following a reading, Saidiya Hartman is joined by Christina Sharpe, Canisia Lubrin, . . .
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The Brick 103 Summer Launch: Save the Date

Please join us for a joyful night as we celebrate the launch of Brick 103! Our Summer issue features new writing by Michael Ondaatje, Laurie Anderson, Sadiqa de Meijer, Amitava Kumar, Martha Baillie, Karen Solie, Hebe Uhart, Fanny Howe, Louise . . .
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Brick Podcast Now Available on iTunes

We’re excited to announce a brand-new endeavour: Brick Podcast. Featuring readings and interviews with writers, poets, artists, and storytellers from the journal’s pages, Brick Podcast offers readers even more to enjoy with each issue of the magazine. Hear what moves . . .
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A Note About Our Price Increase

It’s important to us that a subscription to Brick be something every reader can afford. It’s been years since we last increased our prices, but as production and mailing costs continue to increase and stretch our shoestring budget ever thinner, . . .
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Brick 102 Launches December 3

We’re excited to be launching a brand new Brick on Monday, December 3, 7:30 p.m. at the Melody Bar in Toronto’s Gladstone Hotel (1214 Queen Street West). Please save the date and join us for a joyful night as we . . .
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Brick’s Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us and we are committed to complying with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) and any applicable provincial privacy legislation. We believe in giving you full disclosure about the ways in . . .

On Writing: Madeleine Thien

For the latest in our interview series on the writing process, Madeleine Thien offers Chelsea Rozansky her honest and deeply felt responses about the possibilities and limitations of writing. Thien is the author of the award-winning novel Do Not Say  . . .
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