The Sumach Press fonds reflects the editorial processes and everyday operational activities of a small feminist press in Canada. The fonds follows the trajectories of various feminist manuscripts from the submission to post-production stages. The fonds includes original manuscripts, edited copies, and extensive correspondence relating to stages of the publication process. The fonds also includes the administrative records documenting press staff meetings and outreach activities.
This series consists mostly of manuscripts and documents the editorial, revision, and proofreading processes for publishing within a small feminist press. The series includes correspondence with various authors, contributors, readers, and editors that demonstrates the collaborative and sometimes personal interactions that resulted from editorial and publishing processes. The series also documents the diverse nature of works published by Sumach Press relating to gendered and feminist themes.
The file contains correspondence pertaining to editorial notes for "The Journal Project," a Second Story Press publication. The file includes editorial notes and photocopied excerpts, describing "The Journal Project" work. The archival records deal with subjects that may be upsetting or triggering to some.