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TORONTO, ON -- (Marketwired) -- May 25, 2015 -- Brick, A Literary Journal is celebrating the release of their 95th issue, which hits newsstands at the beginning of June. Our Summer 2015 issue includes work by award-winning writers John Berger, Madeleine Thien, and John Irving, and new poetry from Sharon Olds and John Freeman.

Brick 95 features a special section "On Childhood Books," with contributions from nearly twenty Canadian and international writers. Lisa Moore, Kilby Smith-McGregor, Yasuko Thanh, Pico Iyer, Colum McCann, and many more discuss beloved tales such as Stuart Little, Peter Pan, and Black Beauty.

Also featured in this issue:

  • Illustrations from the the Contes des fées at the Osborne Collection of Early Childhood Books
  • A tribute to Robert Stone
  • Eleanor Wachtel's interview with writer and musician James McBride
  • Poetry by Chad Campbell
  • An excerpt from Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson and Sydney Smith
  • Essays by Kyo Maclear, Kenneth Sherman, Jeannie Marshall, Alissa Valles, Molly Wesling, Javier Montes, Erica Johnson Debeljak, and Jim Harrison

Brick 95 will be available at bookstores worldwide on June 1, 2015. To order a review copy, contact Liz Johnston, Managing Editor (details below).

Brick was founded in 1977 and has created a legacy of intellectual curiosity and passion for the written word. Based in Toronto and led by Linda Spalding, Michael Redhill, Micheal Helm, Rebecca Silver Slayter, Laurie Graham, and Martha Sharpe, its mandate is to create a beautiful product filled with the most invigorating and challenging literary essays, interviews, memoirs, travelogues, belles lettres, and unusual musing it's editors can get their hands on. Brick is published twice a year.

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For more information, please visit www.brickmag.com or contact Liz Johnston, Managing Editor at the contact details below.

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