When I first travelled, I did so by getting a job: I taught ESL in a small Mexican town and later took a job in a whirring city in southern China. Then I tried “back-packing” with a girlfriend, tripping around Peru and seeking out tours and souvenirs. All those conversations about what hotel to stay […]
Cheri Caleb, the executive producer at Back Valley Road Productions, has made this beautiful book trailer. I don’t think the term “book trailer” really does it justice, though. It’s more like a micro-documentary. You have probably heard of A World for My Daughter: An Ecologist’s Search for Optimism, by Alejandro Frid. Alejandro recently appeared at the Vancouver International […]
Dagger Editions, an imprint of Caitlin Press, publishes literary fiction, non-fiction and poetry by and about queer women (those who identify as queer women, including trans women, or include this in their personal history). We celebrate the launch of Dagger’s first titles this spring, 2016: Oscar of Between: A Memoir of Identity and Ideas, by Betsy Warland […]
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The Pacific Ocean: Protecting our Endangered Coast Caitlin Press is currently accepting submissions for an anthology of poems that explores the Pacific Ocean as a wilderness, a haven, and a part of our natural world that needs protecting. Find the metaphors and language for a new revolution. For Wordsworth it was civil […]
November and December is a time to remember not only those who have died in war, but also those who have been the victims of gendered violence, as with Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20th and the National Day to End Violence Against Women on December 6th. To commemorate these important events, we would […]
Dipnetting with Dad, by Willie Sellars and illustrated by Kevin Easthope, both residents to the Williams Lake area, has won the Gold Medal for Moonbeam Award’s Best First Picture Book! The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards are an international award for children’s books published in English or Spanish. The awards are intended to bring increased recognition to […]
Jack-o-lanterns, turkey, taffy, costumes, parties, mid-terms … and of course, women’s history! Yes, October is Women’s History Month. Get schooled. Impress your friends with you comprehensive knowledge of a subject that is both historical and current: women in the RCMP. It just so happens that we have two of the most important books on this […]
JIM DOUGLAS PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR AWARD, 2015, CAITLIN PRESS Presented to Vici Johnstone by Nadine Pedersen September 17, 2015 Earlier this month, when the Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia sent out a press release announcing that Caitlin Press was being awarded the Jim Douglas Publisher of the Year Award, I had a […]
Word Vancouver has partnered with Pandora’s Collective, a Vancouver arts organization, to co-produce a revival of the Pandora’s Collective Literary Awards. The awards, last presented in 2013, recognize authors whose work fosters and contributes to the Vancouver literary scene — and a publisher! We are so honoured to be receiving the publisher’s award for our work in […]
Back in June, we held a contest inviting you to help us name our new imprint (a branch of the press with its own name and brand identity), which we will launch in spring, 2016. This imprint will be dedicated to publishing literary fiction, non-fiction and poetry by and about queer women (those who identify as […]
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