Jon and Liz Chan run the Wonder Pens stationery shop in Toronto, Canada, offering hard-to-find and carefully selected traditional and modern writing tools and stationery from around the world.

Wonder Pens opened its first doors in 2013 at 906 Dundas Street West. Two years in, the shop outgrew its tiny space, and moved east to Leslieville, to 250 Carlaw Avenue.

In 2018, due to increasing rent, Wonder Pens packed up its stationery once again, and moved back west, opening its main shop and warehouse in Little Italy at 52 Clinton Street, and a new studio shop at 290 Gerrard Street East, in Cabbagetown.

Here on the blog, Liz shares stationery tips and tricks, a love of fountain pens as well as inspiration for a writing life. You can also find her thoughts on family, running a small business and an analogue life in today’s modern world.

She is mama to Caleb and Naomi, brown pup Super, and reluctant shop cat Chicken, former public school teacher, letter writing enthusiast and enjoys the occasional Reese’s peanut butter cup.

Visit the bricks & mortar shop at or write a letter!

Main Shop:

52 Clinton St.
Toronto, ON
M6G 2Y3


Studio Shop:

290 Gerrard St. E.
Toronto, ON
M5A 2G4