Website address: www.brickmag.com
Email address for general inquiries: email@example.com
- Brick’s mandate is to “prize the personal voice and celebrate life, art, and the written word with … invigorating and challenging essays, interviews, translations, memoirs, belles lettres, and unusual musings.”
- Its approach to publishing literary non-fiction is driven by love.
- Brick aims to create an artifact with each issue through timeless writing and A+ design.
- It sees itself as an international literary journal, bringing Canadian writing to international audiences and international writing to Canadian readers.
Notable past and current activities:
- Brick was founded in 1977 in London, Ontario.
- It was taken over by Linda Spalding and Michael Ondaatje in 1985.
- Brick publishes two issues per year: one in the summer and one in the winter.
- It is one of Canada’s most well-respected literary journals.
- The masthead frequently communicates with contributors, other magazines, and “Bricksellers”.
- They also regularly attend literary events (such as book fairs) and throw launch parties.
- Brick uses social media as a way of reaching out to the literary community beyond Toronto.
Ways to get involved:
- Attend a Brick launch party.
- Sign up for Bricolage, Brick’s monthly email newsletter, at www.brickmag.com.
- Subscribe online or purchase the most recent issue at Type Books (883 Queen Street West) or Another Story (315 Roncesvalles Avenue).
- Offer to volunteer with Brick by emailing Managing Editor Liz Johnston at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information compiled by Chantal Duchesne.