Fernie, a small community located in BC’s Kootenay region, entered the First World War in 1914 with optimism and a sense of national pride—it emerged five years later having experienced staggering losses and multiple controversies that threatened to tear their community apart. Just over a hundred years later, Wayne Norton chronicles the trials and tribulations […]
“North of Familiar” wins Bronze IPPY Award; also a finalist for 2018 Next Generation Indie Book Awards
Congratulations to Terry Milos, author of North of Familiar: A Woman’s Story of Homesteading and Adventure in the Canadian Wilderness for her recent award accomplishments and overall success. North of Familiar tied for the Bronze in the Independent Publisher Book Awards‘ Canada-West – Best Regional Non-Fiction category alongside The Chocolate Pilgrim: A Journey to Self-discovery & Transformation […]
Jay Sherwood’s “Ootsa Lake Odyssey” wins 2018 Jeanne Clarke Memorial Local History Publication Award
Congratulations to prolific author Jay Sherwood for winning the 2018 Jeanne Clarke Memorial Local History Publication Award for his book, Ootsa Lake Odyssey. Sherwood’s book is an in-depth look at George and Else Seel, who lived at Ootsa Lake through the prosperity of the late 1920s; subsisted during the Depression of the 1930s; and experienced a rejuvenation […]
At the age of 84, author Jack Boudreau has passed away, leaving behind a long legacy of cherished books of personal and BC history. Jack devoted his professional life to British Columbia’s forest industry working as a licensed scaler, industrial first-aid attendant and forest fire fighter mostly with the Ministry of Forests. Jack had always […]
Cobourg, ON – Joy Kogawa, a decorated author, will be guest speaker on May 9, 2018 at the Canadian Federation of University Women – Northumberland’s scholarship fundraising luncheon. Kogawa will be talking about her spiritual journey that is personal and communal.Best known for Obasan, a semi-autobiographical novel which won numerous awards, Kogawa has recently published […]
We are saddened to hear the news of the passing of Doris Lee near the end of December 2017. Author of Ever-Changing Sky, Doris C. Lee was a twenty-four-year-old schoolteacher from Northern California when she moved to the Cariboo in central British Columbia to become a rancher in 1950. New to the challenges of country life, […]
The Dirty Knees of Prayer Wins Second Place in 4th Annual Fred Cogswell Award For Excellence In Poetry
Fred Cogswell mentored Candice James, the New Westminster poet laureate and a founding member of RCLAS. He spent his last years in New Westminster, writing his last books here. The award is intended to honour his dedication both to the craft of poetry and to the poets themselves; may we continue to nurture each other […]
Caitlin Press is seeking a publishing intern for a full time one-year contract, with strong possibility of continuation as a full-time employee. The intern will have a foundation or strong interest in publishing with a focus on new technologies, some basic editorial, production and publishing skills. However, helping to develop and the press’s technology program […]
Happy Pride! We at Dagger Editions, an imprint of Caitlin Press, would like to invite you to a three part reading series in Vancouver at the Jim Deva Plaza (Bute Street x Davie Street). We have paired some of our writers with emerging voices from your neighbourhood for three nights of free, public, proud literature. Thursday, June 22, […]
For Release— The Native Voice: The Story of How Maisie Hurley and Canada’s First Aboriginal Newspaper Changed a Nation receives the Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Honourable Mention, awarded by the British Columbia Historical Federation. This is the second time Eric Jamieson is being recognized by the BC Historical Federation; the first being in 2009 with […]
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