Video of Do Not Call Me By My Name Launch & Reading – #

OnBowen.com has kindly posted a great video of Lisa Shatzky‘s launch and reading for her first poetry book Do Not Call Me By My Name. Here’s what OnBowen had to say about the reading: Accompanied by a wonderfully sensitive musician, Ruta Yawney on harp and flute, Lisa’s poetry was performed by herself, Don MacLean, Simon... Read more »

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Robert Hilles Reads Noise Rises

Take a listen to this great recording of poet Robert Hilles reading the poem “Noise Rises” from his 2010 Black Moss Press collection Partake. Hilles releases his new book time lapse with Black Moss in Spring 2012.

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Marty Gervais named 1st Poet Laureate of Windsor

Congratulations to Black Moss publisher Marty Gervais who was yesterday named the first ever Poet Laureate of Windsor. Here’s a snippet of what The Windsor Star had to say: “He’s a great storyteller, and he’s going to be telling Windsor’s story,” said Coun. Jo-Anne Gignac, who originally pushed for the position. City council on Monday night announced... Read more »

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Molito in the Toronto Star

The Toronto Star did a blurb on Rosemary Sullivan, Juan Opitz and Colleen Sullivan‘s Molito in their “Non-fantasy book choices for gifts for kid-lits” feature. Here’s a peek at what Deirdre Baker had to say: An underground story with a sunny message, this tale’s political origins, described in the accompanying teacher’s guide, give it added heft.   Read the full article here.

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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 »

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Karen Mulhallen

Karen Mulhallen is an English teacher and a literary and visual arts scholar whose area of academic research is illustrated English books in the eighteenth century and in particular the art of William Blake. She has spent a life time working on magazines and is interested in the area where politics and culture overlap.Karen has... Read more »

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Beth Everest

Beth Everest has a Master of Arts degree in Creative Writing and Literature (University of Windsor), and a Doctorate (University of Calgary), which focuses on the conflicting roles of a woman as mother, writer and academic.She has worked as a freelance writer and editor, as a travel writer for the Calgary Sun, and a fiction... Read more »

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