Press Gang, Vancouver, BCMonday, May 12 2003
Press Gang, Vancouver, BC
Press Gang Publishers went into receivership last year. It was a major independent publisher that published an impressive array of works, spanning two decades' worth of contemporary feminist, First Nations, Asian, lesbian and progressive writing in Canada.Authors published by Press Gang included Sheila Baxter, Marusya Bociurkiw, Chrystos, Ivan Coyote, Marion Douglas, SKY Lee, Lee Maracle, Daphne Marlatt, Nancy Richler, Cathy Stonehouse, Karen X. Tulchinsky, Betsy Warland, and Rita Wong. Press Gang's backlist also includes the writers of award-winning books books like Restricted Entry: Censorship on Trial by Janine Fuller and Stuart Blackley (winner of a Lambda award), and Van City Book Prize winners Unruly Women by Karleen Faith, and Still Raising Hell by Sheila Baxter.