VIDEO: Spring Books Press Conference
The Windsor Star has released a video about Thursday night’s press conference at the Windsor Star News Cafe. Authors Peter Hrastovec, John Wing, and Dale Jacobs join Marty Gervais and his publishing class to discuss three upcoming books by Black Moss Press. Our spring books will launch April 8, 2015, at the Giovanni Caboto Club at... Read more »Continue reading
Press Conference Feb 26: Spring Launching Books
We’re going to be announcing our three spring-launching books–Sunday With The Tigers (edited by Dale Jacobs), Make Me, Remake Me (by Gillian Cott) and Sidelines (by Peter Hrastovec). We’re going to be filling your ears with poetry and prose. And we’re going to be filling your bellies with wine. Come this Thursday February 26 to... Read more »Continue reading
Make Me Remake Me: An Interview with Gillian Cott
Get to know Black Moss Press’ newest author, Gillian Cott as she talks about the experiences that led her to write spring-launching book, Make Me Remake Me: Writing Myself Across Two Continents. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmzTc5TpcQQContinue reading
Dr. Michael Akpata featured in February/March Edition of Windsor Life
An article written by Dick Hildebrand about Dr. Michael Akpata’s book “Life Behind the Mask” has been featured in Windsor Life Magazine! Check out pages 105-106 to see the whole article.Continue reading
REVIEW: Keith Inman’s “The War Poems: Screaming at Heaven”
Keith Inman’s War Poems: Screaming at Heaven by Elspeth Cameron Is there such a thing as a “born poet”? I think of Robbie Burns or Al Purdy. If so, Keith Inman is one of them. A quiet man who watches and reflects, the “words stay[ing] under his tongue,” as one of his poems puts it. ... Read more »Continue reading
REVIEW: Keith Inman’s “The War Poems”
We Live Small Lives, review by John B. Lee, Poet Laureate of Brantford, Poet Laureate of Norfolk County The War Poems by poet Keith Inman is an amazing book. I have to say it is one of the best books of poems I’ve read in quite some time. It is brilliant! I think that... Read more »Continue reading
CONGRATULATIONS Black Moss Authors!
Congratulations to Debbie Okun Hill, whose poems, “A Simple Notion” and “Ornamental Tractors” won second and third prize (respectively) in the Ontario Poetry Society’s Ultra Short Poem Competition 2014. Special mention goes to Ronnie R. Brown and April Bulmer who also received mention for their poems “After the Fall” (Brown) and “Maris” (Bulmer). Well done,... Read more »Continue reading
WindUp Bird Cafe Poetry Reading!
On January 20th, come and check out Windup Bird Cafe to listen to The Best Canadian Poetry Series, featuring poets Mary Anne Mulhern, John Wing, Karen Mulhallen, and Anna Yin. To RSVP, email email@example.com Where? Windup Bird Cafe, 382 College St., Toronto, ON When? January 20th, 6:30pmContinue reading
New Year Book Giveaway
We believe the best way to ring in the new year is through great books… And our distributor is having a book giveaway! Follow the link to enter to win one of ten copies of Bruce Meyer’s “Time of the Last Goal.” The contest runs until February 5! Best of luck & happy new year!... Read more »Continue reading
Wondering where you can find Dr. Michael Akpata’s “Life Behind the Mask”?
Biblioasis 1520 Wyandotte Street East Windsor, ON N8S 1S1 From the Heart 1356 Ottawa Street Windsor, ON N8X 2E8 Juniper Books 1990 Ottawa Windsor, ON N8Y 1R7 Chapters (Devonshire Mall) 3100 Howard Ave #15 Windsor, ON N8X 3Y8 Coles (Tecumseh Mall) 7672 Tecumseh Rd E Windsor, ON N8T 1E9 The University of Windsor Bookstore University... Read more »Continue reading
Deb Okun Hill’s December 3 Reading
If you couldn’t attend Deb Hill’s reading at the London Open Mic Poetry night on December 3, follow the link to their website to read the recap about the event. If you “like” the Friends of The Ontario Poetry Society Facebook page, you can see their lovely album from the event. And, for your viewing... Read more »Continue reading
READING: Debbie Okun Hill in London, ON
Get ready for Debbie Hill, London! Debbie will be the featured poet at the DECEMBER 3 London, Ontario open mic poetry night. The Details Where? The Mykonos Restaurant at 572 Adelaide St. North, London, Ontario. When? December 3, at 7:00PM And for all those who can hardly wait for some of Deb’s poetry, here’s a... Read more »Continue reading
Want to know where you can snatch Keith Inman’s “War Poems”?
Niagara College Wine Visitor + Education Centre 135 Taylor Road Niagara on the Lake Niagara Historical Society and Museum 43 Castlereagh St. Niagara on the Lake Figg St. Co. 40 Front St. South ThoroldContinue reading
GUEST BLOG: Lorraine Gane “Poetry and Place: A Hidden Music”
One of my favorite places on Salt Spring is the southern edge of the island in Ruckle Park where a trail through old growth firs and arbutus trees along the coast offers expansive views, pristine beauty, and an entry into the mysteries of the Gulf Islands, a rare ecosystem of unique flora, fauna, and sea... Read more »Continue reading
Lisa Shatzky’s “Blame it on the Moon”
Congratulations to Black Moss Press author Lisa Shatzky. Her work Blame it on the Moon has been shortlisted for the 2014 Acorn-Platos Poetry Award! Curious who the winner might be? They’ll be announcing the winner some time in November! We’ll be sure to follow up.Continue reading
BOOK SIGNING: Dr. Michael Akpata’s Life Behind The Mask
Dr. Michael Akpata will be selling and signing his new memoir, Life Behind The Mask, at Chapters (Devonshire Mall) from 1pm – 3pm this upcoming Saturday, October 11, 2014. Books will be sold for $25.00.Continue reading