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 modern yet traditional couple who gets entangled in the last wish of . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
As part of an upcoming Brick podcast, we’re thrilled to present Canisia Lubrin, reading her Brick 101 story, “No ID or We Could Be Brothers.” Produced by Sarah Melton. . . .
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 . . .
Melanie Mah is the author of the 2017 Trillium Award–winning novel The Sweetest One. She also contributed to Brick’s one hundredth issue with the thoughtful and charged “Grave, Prince Albert” and is currently at work on an intergenerational memoir. . . .
TORONTO/ May 2, 2018 – Brick is excited to announce two new members of its editorial board: Scotiabank Giller Prize–winning author Madeleine Thien and Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize winner David Chariandy. Thien and Chariandy will be joining current editors . . .