Hugh MacDonald’s “Cold Against the Heart” Chosen to Celebrate The Charlottetown Conference

Congratulations to Black Moss Press author Hugh MacDonald, whose book of poetry Cold Against the Heart was chosen to help celebrate 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference, which led to Canada’s birth.   MacDonald’s book was chosen as part of the P.E.I. Public Library’s yearly promotion celebrating authors originating in P.E.I. Usually known as One… Read more »

Hugh MacDonald

Hugh MacDonald is an award-winning poet and children’s author whose book Chung Lee Loves Lobsters won the L.M. Montgomery Children’s Literature Award. He was also awarded the Bennett Car Award for We’re All In This Together. He teaches high school English and history near Charlottetown, PEI. Click here for all Black Moss Press news related to Hugh MacDonald. BOOKS… Read more »

Hugh MacDonald

Hugh MacDonald is an award-winning poet and children’s author whose book Chung Lee Loves Lobsters won the L.M. Montgomery Children’s Literature Award. He was also awarded the Bennett Car Award for We’re All In This Together. He teaches high school English and history near Charlottetown, PEI.  

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 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 »

Cold Against the Heart

In Hugh MacDonald’s poetry, one touches down upon reality in a sudden and surprising way. His poems sing of the Maritimes, and what it was like to grow up by the sea. He writes about the memories of a grandfather, and walking in the woods with him, and feeling safe, and carrying the axes and… Read more »

Black Moss Press Authors Reading

Want to catch your favourite Black Moss Author performing a public reading? We’ve compiled a list of upcoming readings from our 2011/2012 authors. Check out a reading near you! June 17 – Terry Ann Carter –  League of Canadian Poets AGM, book launch for Day Moon Rising, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. June 17 – Bernice Lever – poetry reading for League of… Read more »

It’s More Than Fame, It’s Community Pride: Poet Laureates

By Black Moss Press interns Jaclyn Wood, Rebecca Taylor, and Kristina Storey The City of Windsor is currently looking for their first Poet Laureate. The Ancient Greeks would pay tribute to their most notable poets by giving them this title; the Poet Laureate would be responsible for writing odes, which would celebrate royal events, such as… Read more »

This is a Love Song

This is a Love Song is a narrative of shifting seasons that illustrates how love, loss, and landscape form the simple beauties of everyday life. Hugh MacDonald encapsulates in his work the poignance of the moment frozen in a snapshot, a life measured in love shared, places cherished, and blueberries. Despite the peace and profoundness… Read more »

Carlinda D’Alimonte

Carlinda D’Alimonte grew up in Amherstburg, Ontario in an Italian immigrant home, an experience that is reflected strongly in her poetry. She teaches English and Creative Writing at an arts-based high school in Windsor where she is Department Head of English. She regularly organizes readings and clinics given by visiting writers and has been involved… Read more »

Letting Go: An Anthology of Loss and Survival

Edited by Hugh MacDonald This anthology is based on the experience of fifty-nine writers who are survivors of loss. This remarkable collection of stories and poems by some of Canada’s most exciting contemporary writers young and old offers a wide variety of answers to the oft asked question: How will I ever be able to get… Read more »

Cold Against the Heart

Hugh MacDonald’s poems sing of the Maritimes, and what it was like to grow up by the sea. He talks about the memories of a grandfather, walking in the woods with him, feeling safe, and carrying the axes and buck saws and hardboiled eggs. He writes about farming on Prince Edward Island where he grew… Read more »