Since 2006

Established in 2006, Cactus Press has been publishing limited edition poetry chapbooks for over a decade. In 2020, Cactus Press relaunched with a special focus on promoting the Montreal writing community.

Staff

Editor in Chief - Devon Gallant is the author of four collections of poetry The Day Afterthe flower dress and other linesHis Inner Season, and S(tars) & M(agnets). His work has been previously published in VallumCarouselMisunderstandings MagazineBitterzoet Magazine and elsewhere.

Editor - James Dunnigan is a poet from Montreal, author of two chapbooks, Wine and Fire (Cactus Press, 2020) and The Stained Glass Sequence (Frog Hollow Press, 2019). Since placing second in 2014’s QWF Quebec Writing Competition with the short story “Open Bay”, he has published, or is forthcoming, in such places as Event Magazine, CV2, Maisonneuve, Lantern, Graphite Publications and more. Aut facere scribenda aut scribere legenda since 1994.

Alumni

Editor (2007-2012) - Jim Johnstone is the author of five collections of poetry, including The Chemical Life (Véhicule Press, 2017). He curates the Anstruther Books imprint at Palimpsest Press, where he published The Next Wave: An Anthology of 21st Century Canadian Poetry (2018).

 

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