Roger Nash Readings and Award

Congratulations go to Roger Nash for being one of two finalists in the City of Sudbury’s Lifetime Award for Exceptional Achievement in the Arts. You can see Roger tomorrow, April 2, at 6 pm, where he will be a guest poet at an evening event at the Finlandia in Sudbury. Roger will also be at… Read more »

Roger Nash Performance Sudbury

Honegger’s oratorio KING DAVID will be performed, with the Laurentian University choir, at St. Andrew’s Place in Sudbury, on March 17 at 7.30 pm. Roger Nash will be paling the part of the Narrator in the oratorio. If you enjoyed Roger’s poem “Singing” from Zigzags, then you won’t want to miss this tale of David fighting the… Read more »

Roger Nash Reading and Poetry Nomination

Roger Nash will be reading at Nipissing University on Tuesday, February 7th from 9-10:30 alongside Dr. Laurie Kruk and Dr. Sarah Winters. He will be presenting material from his newest work Zigzags. Complimentary refreshments will be provided. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet Roger and get a signed copy of Zigzags. For more information please see the attached PDF: KrukandWinters_Feb7… Read more »

Roger Nash CBC Morning North

Follow the link to listen to a radio show in which Roger Nash and his wife Chris Nash read 50 year old love letters that they sent back and forth to each other: link. In a world of instant messaging, Facebook and Skype it’s difficult to think about what it was like years ago when these things… Read more »

Roger Nash Readings

If you haven’t had the pleasure of hearing Roger Nash read now’s your chance. On December 1st Roger will be taking part in Lay Your WORD Down, a reading series in Cobourg at The Human Bean, more details to come. Following that on December 3rd, Roger will be appearing with special guests Kim Fahner and… Read more »

Vanessa Shields and Roger Nash

Vanessa Shields is bringing Look At Her to a city near you as she wraps up her tour. On November 13rd she will be in Toronto at the Junction Reads and Writes Series. Following this on 13th she will appear in Whiteby for Bookapalooza, a literary fair with readings and special guests. Wrapping up her tour,… Read more »

Roger Nash Article

Roger Nash’s newest book Zigzags was featured on Sudbury.com a couple days ago. Visit the link to read more.

Roger Nash Talks Zigzags

Sometimes, fellow writers ask me, “How can we write poetry, with such terrible things going on in the world around us? After listening to the morning news, I can’t start a poem.” Adorno spoke of the impossibility of writing poetry after Auschwitz. A demonic variety of evils have continued, in an unbroken stream, to the… Read more »

Roger Nash

Roger Nash is a past-President of the League of Canadian Poets, and inaugural Poet Laureate of Sudbury. As President of the League, he worked with Senator Grafstein to create the Parliamentary Canadian Poet Laureate position in Ottawa. He’s published seventeen books of poetry, short fiction and philosophy. Literary awards include: the Canadian Jewish Book Award… Read more »

Roger Nash Interview

Bombed out of his pram in Maidenhead, U.K. during the war, Roger Nash grew up in Singapore and Egypt before completing his B.A. at the University of Wales (Swansea), his M.A. at McMaster University, and then his Ph.D. at Exeter University. On top of being a prolific writer of award winning poetry, short fiction, journal… Read more »

Exceptional Achievement in the Arts

Yesterday Black Moss poet Roger Nash was awarded with the Award for Exceptional Achievement in the Arts at the “Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts” hosted by the Sudbury Arts Council. As well as the recognition for his hard work in the arts, Roger will receive a bursary to help with the costs of pursuing his creative… Read more »

Upcoming Fall Titles

After much hard work I’m pleased to announce that our Fall books are off to the printer and will soon be in fine bookstores across the country. Here is the list of titles that will be launched by Black Moss Press in Fall 2016. Vanessa Shields’ newest collection of poetry Look At Her is sure to be… Read more »

Poetry at the Manor Vol. 3

Here at the press we’re gearing up for Poetry at the Manor on Thursday. We have 5 poets coming from all over Ontario to regale you in the beautiful surroundings of Willistead Manor. Don’t miss John B. Lee, Anna Yin, Debbie Okun Hill, Roger Nash, Terry Burns and of course Windsor’s own Marty Gervais. Vanessa… Read more »

Readings

Poetry at the Manor It’s been over a year since the last instalment of Poetry at the Manor, and it’s back and better than ever this time around with readings from Marty Gervais, Anna Yin, John B. Lee, Debbie Okun Hill, Roger Nash and Terry Burns. Vanessa Shields will also be presenting her popular “Poetry… Read more »

Larger Than Life

Celebrity! It’s “when we clamber upwards in men’s eyes/up on the lacquered rungs of praise” according to Roger Nash. But it implies perhaps inevitable downward slide from the heights as symbolized by Priscila Uppal’s The Empty Frame. Barry Dempster holds on to an eternally luminous Marilyn Monroe, “a polaroid of a peach,/her hair a perfect cloud”… Read more »

Larger Than Life

Celebrity! It’s “when we clamber upwards in men’s eyes/up on the lacquered rungs of praise” according to Roger Nash. This anthology, edited by Roger Bell, explores celebrity through the eyes of writers and poets.

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 »