Henry Beissel

Henry Beissel is a poet, playwright, essayist, translator and editor who now lives in Ottawa with his wife Arlette Franciere, the distinguished translator and painter. After completing his graduate work at the University of Toronto in 1960, Henry taught English literature as a specialist in the medieval and modern periods for 36 years. From 1960 to… Read more »

Henry Beissel

Henry Beissel is a writer and editor who has published 16 volumes of poetry, six books of plays, a non-fiction book on Canada, two anthologies of plays intended for use in high schools, and numerous essays and pieces of short fiction. He first came to national attention with the controversial literary/political journal Edge. Beissel has… Read more »

Authors

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 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, Cyril Everest,… Read more »

Black Moss Press Fall 2011 Book Launches Announced

Black Moss Press is excited to launch our Fall 2011 line of books! Here are the details for upcoming book launches. More to come! Coming to Terms with a Child – Henry Beissel Thursday, Sept. 15th, 7pm Collected Works Bookstore 1242 Wellington St. West Ottawa, Ontario www.collected-works.com       The Pillow Books – Karen… Read more »

Coming to Terms With a Child

Coming to Terms with a Child is Henry Beissel’s autobiographical exploration into his childhood growing up in Nazi Germany. The poems speak of confusion, anger, fear, and often the shame of witnessing atrocities with no way to prevent them from occurring. Beissel avoids the often heavy-handed approach to such enormous issues, and writes with striking… Read more »

Coming To Terms With A Child

Henry Eric Beissel is a writer and editor who has published 16 volumes of poetry, six books of plays, a non-fiction book on Canada, two anthologies of plays intended for use in high schools, and numerous essays and pieces of short fiction. He first came to national attention with the controversial literary/political journal Edge. Beissel… Read more »