Editing and Publishing Practicum Students Donate to Raise-A-Reader

Congratulations to Marty Gervais and the University of Windsor’s Editing and Publishing practicums for being recognized for their efforts in donating $1000 for Postmedia’s Raise-a-Reader Day, a campaign that aspires to raise funds for literacy. Well done!   To read about and watch a video on how great these students are: http://blogs.windsorstar.com/2014/06/17/students-aim-to-inspire-with-donation/

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Deb Okun Hill READING in Sarnia!

Black Moss Press author Deb Hill will be reading from her new book, Tarnished Trophies this SUNDAY at the Dante Club in Sarnia. The event will be commemorating Italian Heritage Month, and is being hosted conjunction with the Italo-Canadian Cultural Club/Laziali di Sarnia and the Association of Italian Canadian Writers (AICW). To read more about... Read more »

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Sandra Lynxleg Reading in West Kelowna!

Black Moss Press author Sandra Lynxleg will be reading at 7:00PM on Wednesday June 18 at the Westbank Branch Library in the Okanagan.

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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 »

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Double Book Launch! Lights, Literature & Laughter – feature new poetry for Lee & Wing Jr!

It’s the main Black Moss Press event of the Spring! With National Poetry Month just around the (chilly) corner, Publisher Marty Gervais and the students in the Editing & Publishing Practicum at the University of Windsor are extremely proud to present: Lights, Literature & Laughter – Launching new poetry from John B Lee and John... Read more »

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Book Review: I Am That Woman

 Anne Burke, Chair of the Feminist Caucus, League of Canadian Poets gave her time to review Vanessa Shields‘ First Lines book of poetry ‘I Am That Woman‘. Thank you Anne! Review of I am That Woman, by Vanessa Shields (Windsor, On: Black Moss Press, 2013) 64 pp. paper Here is title number nine in Books... Read more »

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Book Review: Glass Beads

From the Feminist Caucus of the League of Canadian Poets, by Chair Anne Burke, we find the in-depth review of Sandra Lynn Lynxleg‘s First Lines book of poetry, Glass Beads. This is Sandra’s first book of poetry, and her first book published by Black Moss Press. Anne Burke reviewed this book. Thank you Anne! Review... Read more »

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“Disturbances – Sixteen Voices Telling Stories” Book Launches Thursday, March 20, 2014, 7pm @ MILK!

We’d like to announce the book launch for ‘Disturbances: Sixteen Voices Telling Stories’! Please join us on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at MILK Bar (68 University Ave. W) at 7:00pm. This is a free event and includes a film premiere as well! Disturbances: Sixteen voices telling stories. “That’s what you will hear when you open... Read more »

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Continued Updates to Website!

Hi readers, friends and writers, if you’ve been checking out our site, you’ve probably noticed that we’re still continuing to update. We do appreciate your patience. We are this * * close to getting our sales end of the site up and running. The good news is that it’s taking so long because there are... Read more »

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Bruce Meyer Mash-Up! Articles, reviews and more!

We thought we’d offer you, dear readers, a collection of links to Bruce Meyer – reviews and information about his new book ‘The Obsession Book of Timbuktu’ and his other books too! The Mash-Up – Links and News! The first is a review that Bruce Hunter did of Dog Days: A Comedy of Terriers (Black... Read more »

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Kate Hargreaves’ ‘Talking Derby’ Gets Another Review!

Readers are continuing to ‘talk derby’! Please click on the link below for a review of Talking Derby: A Life on Eight Wheels by Kate  Hargreaves. Go Kate…er, Payne Eyre! Review by Amy Gleeson

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Edmonton Poetry Festival – An Evening with Poets Laureates – Videos!

What do you get when you gather Poets Laureate from across Canada? An evening of poetic passion and stellar reading! Did you know that three of Canada’s Poets Laureate are Black Moss Press authors? Indeed! Marty Gervais, John B Lee and Bruce Meyer are all part of the Black Moss Press family! Click on the... Read more »

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Listen to Shirley Graham on CBC Radio and more!! Launch on Feb. 27th!

In case you didn’t know, Shirley Graham’s new book of poetry, Book of Blue, will officially be launching on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at the Salt Spring Library on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Click on the link below to listen to the full show poet Shirley Graham talk about her new book ‘Book of... Read more »

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Shirley Graham Launches ‘Book of Blue’ Thursday, February 27th!

Congratulations to west-coast poet Shirley Graham on the recent publication of her  book of poetry Book of Blue! Shirley will be launching her book at the Salt Spring Library on Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 7pm! That’s the Salt Spring Library on Salt Spring Island, beautiful British Columbia! Joining her are Peter Levitt and Tai... Read more »

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Hear! Here! Episode 3: Youhooo! Did you know we have a Youtube channel?

Welcome to Episode 3 of Hear! Here! Black Moss Press’ video blog (or Vlog!). Today’s episode shares information about the Black Moss Press Youtube channel. Did you know we have one?! Please take a moment to view this video by clicking on the link below… Hear! Hear! Episode 3 – YouTube or You can go... Read more »

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Black Moss Press Block Presents Carlinda D’Alimonte

  Black Moss Press Block presents poet Carlinda D’Alimonte! Please click on the link below to view her video! Carlinda D’Alimonte Reads ‘Breathing’ and talks poetry

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Kate Hargreaves’ Talking Derby Book Reviewed in Shameless Magazine & Herizons!

Congratulations to Black Moss Press writer Kate Hargreaves for the positive review of her book Talking Derby: Stories from a Life on Eight Wheels, published in the Fall issue of Shameless magazine! Here it is! And please turn to page 41 in this link Herizons v27n2 Fall 13 (d2) for a review in Herizons magazine. Way... Read more »

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Vanessa Shields Interview on CBC’s ‘The Bridge’ for her book ‘I Am That Woman’

Listen up! Author Vanessa Shields was interviewed by Sara Elliott from CBC Radio’s The Bridge! She talks about the challenge to balance her creative life with motherhood, she reads from her new book and she promotes the upcoming Triple Book Launch on Thursday, January 23, 2014. Listen to the interview here!  

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Triple Book Launch Set for Thursday, January 23!

John B Lee, April Bulmer and Vanessa Shields will be launching their newest books from Black Moss Press in a triple book launch poetry extravaganza on Thursday, January 23, 2014. The intention of the night’s festivities is to celebrate poetry – and get the crowd writing too! Poetry is accessible and fun – that’s the... Read more »

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Bruce Hunter Reviews ‘Dog Days – A Comedy of Terriers’ by Bruce Meyers

  Poet Bruce Hunter offers a delicious treat of review for Meyer’s book ‘Dog Days – A Comedy of Terriers’. (Black Moss Press, 2009) Tell them a dog wrote this poem by banging on the keys. Her paws started scratching as if she were scratching fleas. I merely cleaned it up afterward. It needed an edit.... Read more »

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