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 […]

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Honouring Jack Boudreau

Honouring Jack Boudreau

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 […]

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Joy Kogawa to Speak at Canadian Federation of University Women Luncheon

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 […]

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Honouring Author Doris Lee

Honouring Author Doris Lee

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, […]

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The Dirty Knees of Prayer Wins Second Place in 4th Annual Fred Cogswell Award For Excellence In Poetry

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 […]

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Internship Opening at Caitlin Press

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 […]

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Dagger Editions Hosts Three Part Reading Series at Jim Deva Plaza

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, […]

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“The Native Voice” receives the Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Honourable Mention

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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Caitlin Press Celebrates 40 Years of Feminist Publishing

After a successful celebration in Vancouver, as part of the Growing Room 2017 Festival, we at Caitlin Press would like to invite to you party on the Sunshine Coast! On Friday, June 16th, 2017, from 6:30pm onwards, at the Sunshine Coast Arts Council (5714 Medusa St, Sechelt), Caitlin Press will host a special barbecue-style evening to […]

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(extended) Call for Submissions — Swelling with Pride: Queer Conception and Adoption Stories

Swelling with Pride: Queer Conception and Adoption Stories  EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 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 […]

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