We asked our issue 110 contributors to let us know what’s captured their attention over the past year. Here’s what they shared:
The best painting I saw this year was by Ben Reeves at Nicholas Metivier Gallery in Toronto. . . .
The most recent issues of Brick! Catch up on your reading and get acquainted with our latest literary offerings with Issues 103, 104, 105, and 106—all for only $25 (+shipping*). Plus, a free, limited-edition Brick tote bag!
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Please join us later in March on Brick‘s YouTube channel for The Craft of Editing, a series of in-depth discussions between recent Brick contributors and the magazine’s editors. Writers of non-fiction at all stages of their careers . . .
Episode 8 of the Brick Podcast features Brick publisher Laurie Graham speaks with poet Sharon Olds to discuss everything from Olds’ strict religious upbringing to looming environmental catastrophe. They consider how even the most difficult or seemingly private things about . . .
Episode 7 of the Brick Podcast features a conversation with Souvankham Thammavongsa, wherein pushes back against being underestimated. She discusses her new short story collection How to Pronounce Knife, her Randy Travis fandom, and giving Little Red Riding Hood . . .
Episode 6 of the Brick Podcast features Brick editor Liz Johnston in conversation with Amitava Kumar to consider the nature of memory, the interplay of fact and fiction, and the power (and limitations) of the written word. (This interview was . . .
If one of your resolutions for 2020 was to read more, we’ve got just the thing to help! Our Get Current Deal—the most recent four issues of Brick (101, 102, 103, and 104)—is only $20 (plus shipping). A fantastic way . . .
Over the last few months Brick folk have been working quietly on digitizing 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 issues–is available online, . . .
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, . . .
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 . . .
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. . . .
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, . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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, . . .
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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As part of an upcoming Brick podcast, we’re delighted to present Ed Pavlić sharing his Brick 101 essay, “Beyond Simplicity: The Journey Toward James Baldwin’s Letter from the Birmingham Motel, Part 1.” Produced by Sarah Melton, this podcast explores the . . .
Did you miss the Brick 100 panel at the Toronto Reference Library’s Bram and Bluma Appel Salon this spring? Did you see it but wish you could revisit the riveting conversation? Well, you’re in luck! On September 9, CBC’s Writers . . .