Haiku Conference

Thank you everyone who made it out to the 2017 Haiku Canada Conference. The event was a great success! Please visit Anna Yin’s blog at the following link for all the details. Check out the video below for highlights and photos from the conference.  

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 »

Vanessa Shields Reading

On May 10th United Way is hosting a luncheon to celebrate & honour women who have helped shape our lives. We hope you will join us for this exciting event featuring a keynote from local inspirational author and poet, Vanessa Shields. Follow the link to purchase tickets and bring a book to donate towards promoting… Read more »

André Narbonne Shortlisted

Congratulations to André Narbonne for the short listing of his book Twelve Miles to Midnight  for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award. Click the link to get the full details: link. Black Moss Press is pleased to see the recognition that is being paid to André Narbonne’s writing.

Kara Smith Review

Head on over to Debbie Okun Hill’s blog for a review of Kara Smith’s newest book of poetry The Artists of Crow County: link.

Experience 150

Don’t forget to come out to the Caboto Club tomorrow night for the launch of Barry Brodie’s Tom Thompson and Bruce Meyer’s 1967. Ring in Canada’s 150th birthday and celebrate National Poetry Month in one event! There will be fun for the whole family, books for sale and complimentary refreshments! Follow the link for more… Read more »

Vanessa Shields Readings

Vanessa Shields is continuing her tour of Look At Her for National Poetry Month. If you haven’t gotten your signed copy yet follow the link to Vanessa’s website to find a reading near you!

Sarnia Lambton’s 2017 National Poetry Month

April 18th at 7pm, at John’s Restaurant in Sarnia. See the event page below for more details or follow the link to the Facebook event page for more details: link. Showcasing past and present members of The Writers’ Union of Canada: guest authors Kara Ghobhainn and Sharon Berg plus local poets James Deahl, Norma West… Read more »

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 »

Experience 150: Book Launch

Join Black Moss Press and our editing teams Threshold Publishing and The 67’s as we present to you the can’t miss literary event of the year on April 6th, 7pm at the Caboto Club. The evening will centre on the hard work that both of these teams have done in bringing you the latest book… Read more »

1967: Centennial Year Cover Reveal

The 67s Editing Team, under Black Moss Press, is happy to reveal the cover of Bruce Meyer’s upcoming work, 1967: Centennial Year. The main title, 1967, is the most prominent aspect of the cover because it is the focus and selling point of the book. “1967” is also featured in a number of the poem titles, connecting… Read more »

Tom Thompson Cover Reveal

Threshold Publishing, a Black Moss team, is excited to release the cover of Barry Brodie’s book, TOM THOMSON On the Threshold of Magic. After much deliberating, designing, and collaborating, the design was finally chosen from a collection of mock-ups. The cover depicts a man in a canoe paddling into the unknown. Our intention with the… 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 »

High School Reading

Please enjoy these photos of Laurence Hutchman, Daniel Lockhart, Vanessa Shields and Kara Smith reading at St. Joseph’s High School. Thank you again to the Poets for taking the time to bring their poetry into the high school, and thank you to St. Joseph’s for welcoming us into the school.