Some Further [1960s & 1970s] Coach House

Some further titles not included on last week’s list. Coleman, Victor. Light Verse. Toronto: The Coach House Press, 1969. Gist, T. Kenneth. Night. Toronto: The Coach House Press, 1972. Nations, Opal L. Stabbed to Death with Artificial Respiration. Toronto: The Coach House Press, 1977. Ondaatje, Michael. Rat Jelly. Toronto: The Coach House Press, 1973. Webb,Continue reading “Some Further [1960s & 1970s] Coach House”

Some [1960s & 1970s] Coach House

Photos of a selection of visually-interesting Coach House items from the first decade or so of the life of the press that I am lucky enough to have copies of, in alphabetical order. Some history of the renowned press can be found here, including a video tour of the space with Stan Bevington. There is littleContinue reading “Some [1960s & 1970s] Coach House”

The Blue R Hand Press (Ottawa)

I’ve written about Robert Rosewarne and Fran Jones on this blog before. Artists, printers, and publishers, the two were a part of Ottawa’s vibrant literary and visual arts community in the early 1960s. Ottawa being Ottawa, though, there is little information available and little research has been performed on their work. This blog is actuallyContinue reading “The Blue R Hand Press (Ottawa)”

July/August Reading Miscellany

In between course work reading and comp reading, I’ve managed to find a bit of time for pleasure reading in the last couple months. Here are some incomplete notes on what I’ve been enjoying. — Mark Truscott. Said Like Reeds or Things. Toronto ON: Coach House Books, 2004. I found Mark Truscott’s Said Like ReedsContinue reading “July/August Reading Miscellany”