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January 17, 2018 in Latest News

Two Part-time Internship Opportunities at Brick Books – administrative in London, Ontario and editorial and acquisitions (poetry) in Toronto/Newmarket, Ontario

Brick Books is a literary press that specializes in publishing books by new and established voices in Canadian poetry since 1975. We are looking for two interns to help with our administrative and editorial areas, each for a part-time 3-month paid internship position. The administrative intern position would be located…

January 9, 2018 in Latest News

Stan Dragland and Don McKay retire from Brick Books

Brick Books announces that co-founders Stan Dragland and Don McKay are retiring from their regular duties at the press, effective January 1, 2018. They will remain with the press in an advisory capacity. Alayna Munce, Barry Dempster and Kitty Lewis will continue the work of Brick Books, along with a…

June 11, 2017 in Latest News

Congratulations to Sue Sinclair, winner of the Pat Lowther Award!!

We are very pleased to announce that Heaven’s Thieves by Sue Sinclair won the Pat Lowther Memorial Award for a book of poetry by a female author at this year’s League of Canadian Poets awards. The awards were announced at the League’s annual general meeting events on Saturday, June 10.…

September 1, 2016 in Latest News

Week 88 – Remembering Applegarth Follies by Stan Dragland

From Brick magazine, Issue 89 – First posted on May 24, 2012 The announcement of Mac Jamieson’s recent death brought memories of my 1970s involvement with Mac and his wife, Jill, and Mike Niederman, all of Applegarth Follies in London, Ontario, and the birth of Brick, a journal of reviews,…

November 3, 2015 in Latest News

Nick Thran on Brick Books’ Classic Series and 40 Years of Publishing

In celebration of 40 years of publishing Canadian poetry, Brick Books has released six new editions of classic books from their back catalogue. Each new book includes a special introduction from an esteemed Canadian poet or scholar, and features a reflective afterword from the authors themselves. Nick Thran is a…

May 27, 2015 in Awards, Latest News

Congratulations to Deanna Young!!

 House Dreams by Deanna Young is shortlisted for the 2015 Trillium Book Award for Poetry!! Congratulations to fellow nominees Brecken Hancock (Broom Broom, Coach House Books) and Aisha Sasha John (THOU, BookThug). And congratulations to Kate Cayley shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award for How You Were Born (Pedlar Press). …

April 20, 2015 in Latest News

In House: Brick Books – interview with All Lit Up

Poetry, almost by definition, is a form rooted in centuries of tradition and yet constantly changes and evolves. It stands to reason, then, that Canada’s sole publisher exclusively publishing poetry would bring the same mix of expertise and innovation to the table. And London, Ontario’s Brick Books, the only publisher…

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