Dorothy Mahoney

Born in Windsor, Dorothy Mahoney has several books of poetry. Most recent is Off-Leash (Palimpsest Press, 2016) with another to be published in 2020. She is also part of Windsor’s Group of Seven poets published in the 2017 anthology Because We Have All Lived here. Click here for all Black Moss Press news related to… Read more »

Returning to the Point

Returning to the Point

With this second book of poetry, Returning to the Point, Dorothy Mahoney has revisited her childhood to explore rituals of the past. From “Soup at Six” to “Sunday Drives,” the landscapes surrounding her grandparents’ farm reveal early experiences with death and the illusion of childhood wishes. Coming from the city, there was something magical about… Read more »

Poetry at the Manor and Bookfest Windsor

The last two weeks have been chock full of literary events around the city of Windsor. On October 27th Marty Gervais hosted the 4th annual Poetry at the Manor, an evening featuring the talents of Poet Laureates from across the country. The night was a success, with standing room only. The poets included: Yvonne Blomer (Victoria,… Read more »

Upcoming Launches

Black Moss Press is kicking off the fall season with several events featuring a wide variety of writers. Leading the way is Vanessa Shields launching her newest book of poetry Look At Her on September 22nd at the Studio Theatre Jackman Dramatic Arts Centre of the University of Windsor. Poet Vanessa Shields always dazzles audiences with her… Read more »


Here is a list of our many talented authors. We are working on adding links to their Black Moss Press published books for you to purchase. Akpata, Michael Badaoa, Samantha Beaudoin, Penny-Anne Beissel, Henry Bell, Roger Blomer, Yvonne Brodie, Barry Brown, Ronnie R. Bulmer, April Carter, Terry Ann Cook, Greg Cott, Gillian D’Alimonte, Carlinda Dabydeen,… Read more »