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.
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 »
Congratulations goes to André Narbonne for earning a glowing review form Atlantic Books Today. Follow the link to read this well-deserved review: link.
A big congratulations to Anna Yin for being runner up for the 2017 Blue Light Books Twitter Contest! To see her winning poem click the link.
Follow the link to Michael Dennis’ blog to read a review of Vanessa Shields’ Look At Her: link. Congratulations to Vanessa!
It is my pleasure to share with you a glowing review by Ronnie R. Brown of Vanessa Shields’ Look At Her, now in its second print run. Follow the link to Vanessa’s website to read all about it: link. Congratulations Vanessa!
Don Lajoie’s newest book The Voodoo Journal has made it to The Windsor Star. Click the link to read all about it, then go get a copy for yourself!
Roger Nash’s newest book Zigzags was featured on Sudbury.com a couple days ago. Visit the link to read more.
I’m pleased to share the news that André Narbonne’s debut book Twelve Miles to Midnight was featured in a Toronto Star article on the weekend. Click the link to read the full article. Congratulations also goes to John B. Lee for receiving Honourable Mention in the 2016 Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Prize Poetry contest. John received the… Read more »
We’re pleased to announce that John B. Lee won the Hourglass Literary Magazine’s Best Poem Award for his poem “Lalo’s Walls.” Please follow the link for more information. Congratulations John!
Check out this review of Beth Everest’s There Will Be Blood & I Will Tell You, Put Your Hand Down Here from The Feminist Caucus: link.
The Puritan Magazine has reviewed Anna Yin’s Seven Nights with the Chinese Zodiac. Describing it as: Seven Nights with the Chinese Zodiac is, at once, about the unstoppable passage of time and what that means for individual humans and for our civilization as a whole. However, this poetry book is also a celebration of all that lives… Read more »
Check out Debbie Okun Hill’s blog for a review of Anna Yin’s Seven Nights with the Chinese Zodiac. Click the link.
Congratulations to Debbie Okun Hill and Keith Inman for winning honourable mentions in The Ontario Poetry Society contests. A contest chapbook will be released with the winning entries. Click the link to see the full list of winners.
We’re thrilled to share with you some of Debbie Okun Hill’s latest work featured by Morel Magazine. Since publishing Tarnished Trophies with Black Moss Press in 2013, Debbie has been working on a series of poems about the emerald ash borer and its effects on Southwestern Ontario’s ecosystem.
Keith Inman has won the 2015 Poeteer Award from The Ontario Poetry Society. This annual honour is presented to the poet who creates a new style of poetry. Inman calls his new form a Mirette (meaning a small mirror). Judge, Elana Wolff, called the Mirette, ‘delightful… The new form is demanding, but the rules are… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »