Caitlin Press was established in 1977 by Carolyn Zonailo as a feminist literary press in Vancouver, BC. Cynthia Wilson and the late Ken Carling bought Caitlin Press in 1991 and moved the business to Prince George, quickly establishing themselves as the trade publisher of the Central Interior of British Columbia. In March 2008, Vici Johnstone of […]
Swelling with Pride: Queer Conception and Adoption Stories Call for submissions: Dagger Editions, an imprint of Caitlin Press, is currently seeking non-fiction submissions by queer women (including trans women) of all ages, colours and backgrounds, and anyone who includes this identity in their personal history (i.e. FTM trans), for an anthology examining the diverse paths […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Monday, October 17, 2016 We at Caitlin Press are proud publishers of Joy Kogawa’s new memoir, Gently to Nagasaki, a “mature work of history and spirituality; bravely detailing the intersection between mass global evils and those perpetrated intimately by members of one’s own family,” as said by Douglas Todd of The Vancouver Sun. After […]
Twenty-four individuals, one artist collective and one business are the recipients of the 2016 Mayor’s Arts Awards for having made significant contributions to creative life in the city of Vancouver. In the category of Literary Arts, Betsy Warland, author of Oscar of Between (Caitlin Press, 2016) and other titles, is to be recognized on Monday, October 3, […]
July 13th, 2016: During the 30 days of negotiations currently taking place, we will be able to fulfill all book purchases as normal. Should anything change, please refer back to this page for any updates on action. July 6th, 2016: Due to the current strike action at Canada Post, we regret to inform our visitors to […]
Word Vancouver and Pandora’s Collective are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Pandora’s Collective Literary Awards. The Pandora’s Collective Literary Awards are presented to those who by their example and hard work continue to maintain and foster the Vancouver literary community. In 2015, Pandora’s Collective and Word Vancouver announced their partnership in producing the awards and […]
Leah Horlick Wins 10th Dayne Ogilive Prize Award for LBGT Emerging Writers Vancouver’s very own Leah Horlick, author of For Your Own Good (Caitlin Press, 2015), Riot Lung (Thistledown Press, 2012) is the winner of the 10th annual Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Emerging Writers, as announced by the Writer’s Trust of Canada. The $4,000 […]
Want to meet up with some of our authors? We’re celebrating Author for Indies day and we’re happy to see some familiar names at some great stores in BC. Author for Indies Day is meant to be a fun and social time to explore your local bookstore with the guidance of a local writer. While these events are not intended […]
At turns heartbreaking and hilarious, Boobs: Women Explore What It Means to Have Breasts, edited by Ruth Daniell is a diverse collection of stories about the burdens, expectations and pleasures of having breasts. From the agony of puberty and angst of adolescence to the anxiety of aging, these stories and poems go beyond the usual images of […]
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for Voices from In-between: Stories of Canadian Immigrants Caitlin Press is currently seeking submissions by Canadian women, including queer and trans-women, for the upcoming anthology on Canada’s immigrants. Submissions must be non-fiction and range from 1,000 to 4,000 words. This anthology explores the experiences of Canada’s immigrants – migrants, refugees or others who […]
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