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A West Coast Literary Press, Publishing quality fiction, art, history, poetry and anthologies. Working from home. Creating a legacy of art & literature. Home of the Great BC Novel Contest


Limited Editions Page will be up soon. Featuring the more than 27 limited editions of (Canadian)poetry chapbooks, bookart and letterpressed broadsides published 1990-2006.


* 2017 Short-listed for the Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry
* 2017 Short-listed for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize
* 2016 Short-listed for the Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry
* 2016 Mona Fertig was made a Literary Landmark with a plaque placed at 131 Water St, Vancouver
* 2016 B.C. Historical Federation Writing Competition, Honourable mention    
* 2014 Winner of the F.G. Bressani Literary Award for Short Fiction
* 2014 Runner-Up Winner for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award
* 2014 Short-listed for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize
* 2013 Short-listed for the Victoria Butler Book Prize
* 2013 Top twelve publishers in Canada-TWUC members publisher report card
* 2013 Honoured as Publisher at the Galiano Literary Festival


* 2012 'Everything Was Good-bye' Voted Top 5 Canada Reads Choice in BC/Yukon
* 2012 Finalist for the City of Vancouver Book Award
* 2012 Short-listed for the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize
* 2011 Long-listed for the ReLit Prize
* 2011 Winner of the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize
* 2011 Recipient of Pandora's Collective Publishers Award
* 2011 Honor Roll of Publishers by the Pacific Northwest Chapter of American Society of Indexing


  We are awesome
   36 books published so far
  Many Glasses of wine enjoyed
  100s of manuscripts read
  300 publishing questions answered


We gratefully acknowledge the assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Province of British Columbia through the B.C. Arts Council