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
BOOK LAUNCH: Lorraine Gane
Salt Spring and BMP poet Lorraine Gane is launching two new poetry collections this fall: The Way the Light Enters (Black Moss Press) on Sunday, October 12, (2-3 p.m., meet at the barn at Ruckle Park, rain or shine). It will be an hour full of readings along one of the most beautiful coastal walks... Read more »Continue reading
Meet the New BMP Publishing Practicum Authors!
Say “Hello” to the Black Moss Press publishing practicum authors! Each year, BMP chooses several authors to undergo the editing and publishing process within a university practicum. What this means is that students are responsible for the editing of the work–everything from the nitty gritty to the official title. They design the book, interior and... Read more »Continue reading
Debbie Okun Hill Book Tour Schedule!
After a short break, she’s at it again… Sunday, AUGUST 24, 2014 in STRATFORD: Members’ Reading at Poetry Stratford and The Ontario Poetry Society’s “The Bardic Collage Poetry Event”, Café Ten, 2:30 p.m. SEPTEMBER 2014 in THUNDER BAY and area: (More details TBA) Tuesday, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 in THUNDER BAY: Workshop facilitator – “Being your own publicist... Read more »Continue reading
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 »Continue reading
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 »Continue reading
“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 »Continue reading
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 »Continue reading
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 »Continue reading
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 »Continue reading
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 »Continue reading
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 »Continue reading
John Wing Jr Brings the House Down
Comedian and poet (equally!), John Wing Jr. brought a full-house crowd to knee-slapping and tear-jerking bliss on the evening of Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in Katzman Lounge in Vanier Hall at the University of Windsor. Both to promote Wings’ forthcoming book of poetry and the only-one-of-its-kind-in-North-America Editing & Publishing Practicum the English Department offers, the... Read more »Continue reading
John Wing Descends on Windsor!! Wed. Oct. 23 @ 7pm
JOIN JOHN WING this Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 7pm in the Katzman Lounge, Vanier Hall on the University of Windsor! Let John make you laugh so hard your sides hurt…or worse! Come and congratulate Wing on his HUGE SUCCESS on America’s Got Talent! And darn it, just tell him how great he is, okay?!... Read more »Continue reading
Poets Laureate Take Windsor by a Storm of Words
Over several days, Poets Laureates from across Canada came to Windsor to read and inspire crowds. Hosted by the Cultural Affairs Office of the City of Windsor, Black Moss Press, and welcomed by the University of Windsor, Herman High School, Catholic Central High School and St. Joseph’s High School, Windsor’s own Poet Laureate Marty Gervais... Read more »Continue reading
Poetry At The Manor Vol. 2 – This Thursday, October 3rd
Just a friendly reminder that Poetry at the Manor, Volume 2 will take place this upcoming Thursday, October 3, 2013! Please visit our Facebook Event page and let us know if you’ll be joining us!Continue reading