COACH HOUSE BOOKS ON BPNICHOL LANE CELEBRATES A HALF-CENTURY OF INDIE PUBLISHING

COACH1Founded in 1965 by Stan Bevington, Coach House Books is still going strong in its row of well-worn brick buildings on bpNichol Lane. The independent company has a long and vibrant history publishing poetry, drama, literature and ephemera of all kinds – including the earliest work of Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Gwendolyn MacEwen and the Vancouver poet bpNichol.

COACH3<STAN BEVINGTON, founder of Coach House Books, 1965>

Coach House prints its own titles, as well as books for 200 small Canadian publishers and literary magazines, including the Hart House Review.  It’s a “haven for the avant-garde and the anarchic, and a repository of revolutionary inclinations and ideas”

COACH2<EXTERIOR PHOTO – Snuffy/flickr>

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