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, 1965Coach 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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