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 . . .
TORONTO/November 13, 2017 – Toronto-based Brick magazine will publish its one hundredth issue at the end of November. The release of Brick 100 coincides with the fortieth anniversary of the magazine. To celebrate, Brick will hold a very special launch . . .
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) . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
Brick 99 features an essay by Joni Murphy, author of the novel Double Teenage, which Chris Kraus named a book of the year in 2016. Subashini Navaratnam recently reviewed the book at Full Stop, writing that Murphy “is attuned . . .
Brick could use a hand around the office. We’re looking for volunteers based in Toronto to help with a variety of tasks, from working on our monthly newsletter and keeping our social media accounts active to proofreading and editorial assistance. . . .
If you’re in Toronto on June 5, please join us as we celebrate the launch of Brick 99. When: Monday, June 5, 7:30 p.m. Where: The Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton St.) Who: Hosted by Trillium-nominated Laurie D. Graham, and . . .
Some sad news for our Kobo readers: the company has discontinued their eMagazine platform, so Brick is no longer available for download at their store. But fear not! If you’re a reader who prefers to read Brick on your electronic . . .
Here’s a first glimpse of the cover of Brick’s 99th issue, featuring artwork by Kent Monkman. This issue will be out on June 1, and it promises plenty of good summer reading: An interview with Viet Thanh Nguyen Essays . . .
Alex Pugsley’s Brick 96 story, “A Day with Cyrus Mair,” has been shortlisted for a National Magazine Award in fiction! And that means you can read the story in full right here. Cozy up and settle in to join five-year-old . . .
Earlier this month, copies of Brick rubbed spines with Artforum and the LRB on Central Books’ stand at the London Book Fair. We’re grateful to our overseas distributor for sharing these pictures from the fair. . . .
As former editor Michael Ondaatje says, “Brick has always been a magazine cobbled together by writers who seem to have a slanted perspective of the literary world around them.” Till the end of March you can get the best . . .
In less than two weeks, Brick will be joining over eight hundred presses, journals, and literary organizations in Washington, D.C., for the 2017 Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference bookfair. Planning to be there? Come by table 223-T to . . .
We at Brick are saddened by the loss of longtime contributor John Berger, who died on January 2, 2017. Our pages will certainly miss his unmatched art and ideas. In his honour we are sharing here, from Brick 96, his . . .