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Chad Reimer and Lily Chow receive honorable mention awards from British Columbia Historical Federation

Congratulations to Chad Reimer and Lily Chow, who have both won honorable mentions in the British Columbia Historical Federation’s Historical Writing Competition.

Seeking New Marketing and Promotions Coordinator

Caitlin Press is seeking a new Marketing and Promotions Coordinator! The successful applicant will have experience in marketing and promotions, preferably within the publishing industry; will have strong communications and writing skills; will be fluent in the use of social media; have some knowledge of media design tools; an interest in the publishing industry as […]

Call for Children’s Book Illustrator

Call for Children’s Book Illustrator Caitlin Press is seeking an illustrator for a forthcoming children’s book (ages 4–8) to be published in 2020. We invite interested illustrators to send samples or links to their work and their CV to vici@caitlin-press.com and holly@caitlin-press.com. Please make “Illustrator for Children’s Book” the subject heading in the email. Preference […]

BIG call for submissions

Call for Submissions—BIG: Thoughts on a Plus-Size Life

Call for Submissions Working title: BIG: Thoughts on a Plus-Size Life Caitlin Press is seeking non-fiction submissions by women of all ages, orientations, colours, and backgrounds — including trans women and anyone who includes this identity in their personal history — for an upcoming anthology of non-fiction prose exploring the diverse ways women navigate a size-obsessed […]

Barbara MacPherson, author of “The Land on Which We Live,” wins Second Prize BCGS Family History Book Award

A warm congratulations to Barbara MacPherson, who took home the Second Prize at the BCGS Family History Book Award. # 1 2  B C  B E S T S E L L E R  O F  2 0 1 7 The romantic backwoods landscape known as the North Bonaparte, stretches east from 70 Mile House […]

Refugium 2

(Extended) Call for Submissions: Poems That Explore Our Impact and Reliance on the Watershed

Call for book two in the Refugium Trilogy Working title: Poems for the Watershed Caitlin Press is currently accepting submissions from across Canada and beyond for an anthology of poems that explores our impact and reliance on the watershed. Deadline for submissions is October 15, 2018 has been extended to December 1, 2018. A watershed is […]

Honouring Author David Chuenyan Lai

Honouring Author David Chuenyan Lai

We are deeply saddened to hear the news of David Chuenyan Lai’s passing this June, 2018. Author of Great Fortune Dream: The Struggles and Triumphs of Chinese Settlers in Canada, 1858-1966, David taught in the Department of Geography at the University of Victoria for thirty-five years and retired in 2003 as a professor emeritus. His major […]

Wayne Norton, author of “Fernie at War” wins BCHF Community History Award

Wayne Norton, author of “Fernie at War” wins BCHF Community History Award

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 […]