publisher: Laurie D. Graham editors: Dionne Brand, David Chariandy, Laurie D. Graham, Michael Helm, Liz Johnston, Martha Sharpe, Rebecca Silver Slayter, Madeleine Thien managing editor: Allison LaSorda circulation & marketing manager: Joanne Szilagyi contributing editors: Teju Cole, Robert Hass, Anne McLean, Tara Quinn art director: Mark Byk readers: Christine Tran, Marcia Walker, Orly Zebak, Jack Donnelly original design: Gordon Robertson, Rick/Simon logos: David Bolduc copy editor: Heather Sangster website design: Mark Byk with Matthew McKinnon founders: Stan Dragland & Jean McKay
Works of art are of an infinite loneliness and with nothing to be so little reached as with criticism. Only love can grasp and hold and fairly judge them.
— Rainer Maria Rilke
© brick, a literary journal, issue 104, winter 2020 all rights reserved issn 0382-8565, isbn 978-1-928166-11-5 Publications Mail Agreement No. 40042720 Return undeliverable Canadian addresses to brick Box 609, Stn P Toronto, Ontario m5s 2y4 Canada We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.
brick accepts unsolicited manuscripts of non-fiction only. Please submit through Submittable or mail submissions to brick Box 609, Stn P Toronto, Ontario m5s 2y4 Canada Subscribe online at brickmag.com From time to time we make our subscriber list available to similar-minded magazines or arts organizations. To be excluded from these mailings, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or Write to us. brick is published twice yearly by Cypress Avenue Inc. and is printed and bound in Canada by L’Empreinte. Distributed in Canada by Magazines Canada, in the United States by TNG, and overseas by Central Books.