On Writing: Michael Redhill

One of the things we love to read at Brick is a writer writing about writing. Fortunately, Brick’s contributors are not only wonderful talents, they are also kind enough to share their insights. In a series on the writing . . .
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Brick 100 Feature: An Interview with Ai Weiwei

If you haven’t had a chance to sit down with this one yet, stop everything. In this wide-ranging conversation about art, life, and politics, Ai Weiwei tells Eleanor Wachtel about his father’s imprisonment and his own, surviving in New York . . .
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Start the Countdown: Brick 101

Brick’s editors are at it again. Our Summer 2018 issue is taking shape and will include new writing by Lynn Crosbie, Eduardo Halfon, Anosh Irani, and more. Here are some of the pieces you can look forward to: Ed . . .
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We’re off to AWP!

Next week, we head to Tampa, Florida, for the 2018 conference of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (March 8–10). If you’re attending the conference, come visit us in the book fair, at booth T223. Pick up our latest . . .

Featured Artist: Jonathan Luckhurst

Introduced by Jacob Bermel   In Brick‘s current issue, Jan Zwicky describes the experience of meaning as “the experience of a gestalt—either a shift out of chaos or a shift from one coherent arrangement to another, the perception of . . .
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Our Gift Subscription Holiday Deals

Looking for gifts for the literature lovers in your life? Partake of one of our holiday gift subscription deals (Canadian, U.S., or overseas) and send two years of Brick to friends and family looking for the kind of moving, hilarious, . . .
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Poetry in the Age of Consequences

“Do we need to muster the political will required to take the measures still available? Absolutely. But do we also need to consider how to encounter the reality of climate change, how to feel it, how to live with feeling . . .
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Six Ways You Can Support Brick This Season

All of us at Brick have noticed a new urgency in the work we’ve published over the past year. Maybe you’ve noticed it too. It can certainly be found in Brick’s 100th issue. This urgency—encompassing grief for the environment, . . .
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Next Year’s Perqs

Conceived in the brainpan of Michael Redhill, Brick columnist, editor emeritus, Giller winner, aspiring ocelot smuggler.   We here at Brick understand that our subscribers expect to feel special. And why shouldn’t they? It’s due to our subscribers that . . .

Michael Redhill Wins Giller Prize

Our heartiest, most exuberant congratulations to former Brick editor and publisher and current humour columnist (and future on-call ocelot smuggler?) Michael Redhill. We’re bursting with joy at his Scotiabank Giller Prize win for his wild, funny, thrilling new novel, Bellevue  . . .
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Save the Date: Dec. 4

Join us for an extra-special launch as we celebrate one hundred issues and four decades of Brick on Monday, December 4, at the Super Wonder Gallery. Save the date now (and don’t plan anything too strenuous for the next day) . . .
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Help Celebrate Brick 100

At the end of November, we’ll publish the magazine’s 100th issue, featuring Ai Weiwei, Anne Carson, Kamila Shamsie, Madeleine Thien, John Keene, Karen Solie, Garth Greenwell, Don McKay (who also appeared in the very first Brick), and many, many . . .
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“I’ve Found Her” Excerpted on Longreads

We’re delighted that Martha Baillie’s Brick 99 essay, “I’ve Found Her,” has been selected by the editors at Longreads. What a treat for those who’d like to read the piece online! Many thanks to Longreads contributing editor Aaron Gilbreath, who . . .
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