Author for Indies – April 30, 2016

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 […]

Boobs, the Anthology: Canada Tour

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 Submission: Stories of Canadian Immigrants

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 […]

Dagger Editions launches Betsy Warland’s “Oscar of Between” & Nicola Harwood’s “Flight Instructions for the Commitment Impaired” on April 2nd, 2016

It is with great excitement that we celebrate the launch of Dagger’s first two titles, Oscar of Between: A Memoir of Identity and Ideas, by Betsy Warland and Flight Instructions for the Commitment Impaired, by Nicola Harwood. It would be our pleasure to see you on April 2nd, from 7 PM until midnight at Lost + Found Cafe, where we will have readings by Betsy Warland, Nicola Harwood, Jane Eaton Hamilton, Shelagh Plunkett, and Ali Blythe.

#PreOrderParty for Dagger Editions

In our upcoming excitement to launch Dagger Editions, we here at Caitlin Press have launched two Pre-Order Party campaigns — and we need your help! How, you ask? It’s simple. Donate a social media post to both our Pre-Order Party campaigns (Betsy’s & Nicola’s). You choose which social media account to connect (Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr) and […]

American Library Association awards 2016 Stonewall Honour to Leah Horlick’s “For Your Own Good”

We are thrilled to announce that For Your Own Good, written by Leah Horlick, has been named a 2016 Stonewall Honor book in the Barbara Gittings Literature Award category. The Stonewall Book Awards recognizes works of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience. It is an official award of the American […]

ReLit Awards 2016 Shortlist Announced

Caitlin Press would like to thank Kenneth J. Harvey for announcing the “long shortlist” for the ReLit Awards and congratulate all the candidates selected. Among them, we are proud to see Chelsea Rooney’s Pedal on the list. Designed by Christopher Kearney of Newfoundland, winners receive the ReLit Ring, which features four moveable dials, each one struck with the entire alphabet […]

Seeking Aboriginal illustrator for children’s book project (submissions now closed)

Seeking Aboriginal illustrator for children’s book project (submissions now closed)

Caitlin Press is seeking expressions of interest from First Nations, Inuit and Metis artists for the creation of contemporary illustrations for upcoming children’s book projects. Our most recent children’s book, Dipnetting with Dad, was written by Willie Sellars and illustrated by Kevin Easthope. The book was shortlisted for the Chocolate Lily Award and the Shining Willow Award, was an […]

3 Books About Amazing Cariboo Women

3 Books About Amazing Cariboo Women

Cougar Annie, Rattlensake Rose, The Cougar Lady … Canada isn’t just a big country, but a big-personality country. And the Cariboo-Chilcotin is home to some of the most fascinating, hands-on gals you’ll ever read about. Hunting guides, rancher-artists, brushes with bears and internationally acclaimed visual artists all in the same place–these books are sure to inspire. […]

3 Books for the Soulful Traveller

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 […]