Press Gang Catalogue
Year Published: 1986
Periodical profile published 1986
Book Type: Catalogues
Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
Cx Number: CX3131
Abstract: PRESS GANG PUBLISHERS is "afminist anti-capitalist publishing collective" that since 1974 has produced books and other printed material reflecting the range of women's liberation movement. The catalogue introduces two new books:
Stepping Out of Line: A Workbook on Lesianism and Feminisim, by Nym Hughes, Yvonne Johnson and
Yvette Perrault - how to organize and adapt workshops for different groups, and personal stories relating to families, lovers,work, the law and politics. $13, 208 pages with photos.
Falling From Grace, by Elly Van de Walle - poems expressing dispair, hope and determination to survive by woman who had a mastectomy after cancer was diagnosed at age 28. $6. 52 pages.
The catalogue also lists Daughters of Copper Women (traditional native women's stories), The Day the Fairies Went on Strike (for ages 4 to 9, illustrated), The Anti-Psychiatry Bibliography and Resource Guide, Women's Labour History in British Columbia; A Bibliography 1930-48, An Account to Settlle: The Story of the United Bank Workers (SORWUC), Jody Said (poems), Muktu: The Backward Muskos (for 4 to 14), posters and stickers.
Press Gang books are distributed through the Women's Press to Toronto and University of Toronto Press, and by three U.S. disbributors.