TOK: Writing the New TorontoBook 7

The seventh edition of TOK contains the recurring theme of hope, although hope is not always met with relief when reality sets in. Dive into a world of complex and compelling characters who offer greater insights into the dynamics that men face in our current society. TOK 7 features Margaret Christakos, Ibi Kaslik, Andrew Pyper, Moez Surani plus 12 emerging writers.

Published by Zephyr Press | May 2012 | 167 pages (trade paperback)

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TOK: Writing the New TorontoBook 6

In the sixth installment of the TOK series you will find a Toronto born anew. The contributors in TOK 6 bring fresh eyes to neighbourhoods you may have walked through a thousand times, or reprise a Toronto of time gone past. You may recognize its torched buildings, back alleyways or TTC stations, or not–but you will recognize the truth in the human experiences they portray. TOK 6 features Karen Connelly, Rishma Dunlop, David Layton, Martin Mordecai plus 15 emerging writers.

Published by Zephyr Press | April 2011 | 215 pages (trade paperback)

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TOK: Writing the New TorontoBook 5

The fifth installment of the TOK series gets back into the nooks and crannies of Toronto—the corners of the city that appear to be tucked just out sight but are the setting for stories that ring true for so many Canadians. TOK 5 features Anthony De Sa, Emma Donoghue, Nalo Hopkinson, Shyam Selvadurai, M.G. Vassanji plus 13 emerging writers.

Published by Zephyr Press | May 2010 | 208 pages (trade paperback)

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TOK: Writing the New TorontoBook 4

The fourth book in the TOK series marks an expansion into Canadian urban spaces beyond Toronto. Drawing from culturally diverse voices in Toronto, Vancouver, Halifax, and Montreal, TOK: Writing the New City, Book 4investigates what it means to live in the contemporary Canadian city through fiction, poetry and drama by Anar Ali, Ken Babstock, Shauntay Grant, Rawi Hage, Jen Sookfong Lee, Daniel David Moses, Yvette Nolan, and Antanas Sileika, plus ten new voices.

Published by Zephyr Press | April 200 | 198 pages (trade paperback)

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TOK: Writing the New TorontoBook 3

Book Three in the TOK series features a brand-new selection of Toronto’s finest established and emerging writers. With stories, poems and drama by Judy Fong Bates, Molly Peacock, Michael Redhill, and Alissa York, plus thirteen exciting new voices.

Published by Zephyr Press | June 2008 | 182 pages (trade paperback)

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TOK: Writing the New TorontoBook 2

The second book in the TOK series continues to bring the city of Toronto to vivid life through the a diverse collection of voices, including original work by Lawrence Hill, Rabindranath Maharaj, Kerri Sakamoto, Devyani Saltzman, Priscila Uppal, and twelve emerging writers.

Published by Zephyr Press | June 2007 | 186 pages (trade paperback)

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TOK: Writing the New TorontoBook 1

An anthology of short fiction and poetry set in Toronto, which brings to life the sights and sounds, taste and smell, of the city through the eyes of its culturally diverse writers. Includes both emerging voices as well as some of Canada’s best-known writers including David Bezmozgis, Pier Giorgio Di Cicco, Saghi Ghahraman, Joseph Kertes, Shyam Selvadurai, Olive Senior and Guillermo Verdecchia.

Published by Zephyr Press | Fall 2006 | 197 pages

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A New City Agendaby John Sewell

While Canadians have quickly recognized the importance of healthy cities in their own lives and communities, governments have lagged far behind. In A New City Agenda, journalist and former mayor, John Sewell answers the question: What would a new deal for cities look like? He articulates a new vision for Canada’s largest urban regions and the implementation of required changes in social services, public education, settlement, health, housing, policing, land use and governance.

Published by Zephyr Press for Ideas that Matter | July 8, 2004 | 110 pages

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