Important information for booksellers As of March 01, 2013 Caitlin Press is distributed by Publishers Group Canada. We have made changes to our retailer ordering process. We want to make this transition as smooth as possible for our customers, so if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Retailers can no longer order our titles through Harbour Publishing. […]
Donna Milner’s The Promise of Rain, previously available through McArthur & Company, is now available through Caitlin Press. Here’s what the Globe and Mail had to say about the book: The Promise of Rain uses straightforward, even gentle, language that serves to heighten the awfulness of the tragedies unfolding in the two time frames. Milner never over-dramatizes. And […]
Congratulations to Kim Clark, whose play Chicken in Mourning, adapted from her 2011 short fiction collection Attemptations, is a finalist in the full-length category of Theatre BC’s 2012 Playwriting Competition. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony July 13 in Kamloops, BC.
Congratulations to Sterling Haynes, winner of the 2013 Okanagan Literary Arts Award. Sterling, the author of Wake-Up Call and Bloody Practice, has also published poems and articles in medical journals, literary magazines, newspapers and anthologies. His writing often addresses his experiences as a doctor in rural British Columbia.
Listen in as Adrienne Fitzpatrick chats with Joy Gugeler about her latest book, The Earth Remembers Everything, on Vancouver Island University’s “Be the Media,” broadcast on CHLY.
The Light Through the Trees: Reflections on Land and Farming, by Luanne Armstrong, has been shortlisted for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize. The recipients of this year’s BC Book Prizes will be announced on Saturday, May 4, 2013, during the 29th Annual Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala at Government House in Victoria. From the BC […]
Caitlin Press is currently seeking contemporary short story collections from emerging writers. We’re interested in quality writing that pushes boundaries and may include magical realism, flash fiction, LGBTQ or literary speculative fiction. Surprise us with something we haven’t seen before! Stories must fit our mandate of writing by BC women or stories about rural BC […]
Today, Friday, March 8, is International Women’s Day, first marked as National Women’s Day in the US 1909 and globalized in 1911. The occasion was born of the suffrage movement, and indeed by 1940 all Canadian women had gained the vote, but more than one hundred years on we still face inequality and injustice. At […]
We’re pleased to announce that our ever-growing list of ebooks is now available through Amazon for Kindle. Get your short fiction fix, dive into an inspirational memoir, read up on some true facts or feast your eyes on some longform fiction, all without leaving the comfort of your home. Now all I need to achieve the […]
Kate Braid’s memoir of her experiences working as a carpenter, Journeywoman, is #7 on the ABPBC’s list of BC Bestsellers this week. Tom Wayman praised the “crisply paced, lucid, page-turning account,” and Dennis E. Bolen called the book “comparable to the best of literary autobiographies.” It seems BC agrees! Get your copy at your local bookstore, […]