Poet Michael Dennis has posted a lovely review of Lisa Shatzky’s Blame it on the Moon. To read what Dennis had to say about this great book of poetry, click here.
Congrats to poet Deb Hill, whose poem “Spilling Warm Lemonade” from her new book Tarnished Trophies was chosen for the Leaf Press poem feature on September 8. Way to go Deb! Check it out here.
Congratulations to BMP author Keith Inman who won second prize for the Ascent Aspirations Publishing contest. His poetry, as well as Debbie Okun Hill’s, will appear in this anthology. The theme is “bizarre” and it is set to be released in early fall! Well done to both Keith and Deb!! You can check out the… Read more »
Check out the new review of Susan McMaster’s Paper Affair by Colin Morton! http://poets.ca/2014/08/13/paper-affair-poems-selected-and-new-susan-mcmaster-black-moss-press-2010/
Tarnished Trophies Debbie Okun Hill Black Moss Press, 2014, 88 pp. ISBN 978-0-88753-528-4 Review by John B. Lee In a recent conversation former hockey player Wayne Gretzky — the Great One — is quoted as saying, “If I were playing in the NHL today …” and it is not difficult to infer a certain level… Read more »
Athletes’ Journey –A Review of Debbie Okun Hill’s “Tarnished Trophies” By Anna Yin I am sitting in the gym of the University of Alberta, watching the 2014 Canadian Table Tennis Games. Between games, I open Debbie Okun Hill’s “Tarnished Trophies”. This is Mrs. Hill’s first collection of poetry. It paints a picture of the athletic… Read more »
Congratulations to Black Moss Press authors on their winnings for the Arborealis Prize for Poetry! Way to represent and make us proud! Mention goes to… April Bulmer, who won second prize for her poem “Cleo: Great-With-Child, Montreal” Keith Inman, who received an honorable mention for his poem “Crosscut” Vanessa Shields, who received a Judge’s Choice… Read more »
Burning My Father Review by: Ronnie R. Brown John B. Lee Black Moss Press, 2014, 87 pp ISBN: 978-0-88753-532-1 How is a great poet created? Well, in the case of John B. Lee, the author of over 50 books; whose work has appeared internationally in over 500 publications; who is the poet laureate of… Read more »
An amazing review was posted on Amazon.ca for Debbie Okun Hill’s book Tarnished Trophies. One of the great aspects of literature is that it creates discourse. We welcome all kinds of conversation, and one of the best ways to create it is by leaving reviews for Black Moss Press books on Amazon.ca… Here’s the link… Read more »
A lovely review has been written by Bernice Lever, a poet and freelance editor on Bowen Island, BC. The review is expected to be published in David Fraser’s Ascents magazine. Read on…. “Blame It on the Moon”, Lisa Shatzky’s second book, if an exploration of her many philosophical questions about her personal and human… Read more »
CONGRATULATIONS to Black Moss Press author Deb Hill who has been accepted as a member of both The League of Canadian Poets and The Writers’ Union of Canada! So much to be proud of!
Congratulations to Marty Gervais and the University of Windsor’s Editing and Publishing practicums for being recognized for their efforts in donating $1000 for Postmedia’s Raise-a-Reader Day, a campaign that aspires to raise funds for literacy. Well done! To read about and watch a video on how great these students are: http://blogs.windsorstar.com/2014/06/17/students-aim-to-inspire-with-donation/
Congratulations to Black Moss Press author Hugh MacDonald, whose book of poetry Cold Against the Heart was chosen to help celebrate 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference, which led to Canada’s birth. MacDonald’s book was chosen as part of the P.E.I. Public Library’s yearly promotion celebrating authors originating in P.E.I. Usually known as One… Read more »
Anne Burke, Chair of the Feminist Caucus, League of Canadian Poets gave her time to review Vanessa Shields‘ First Lines book of poetry ‘I Am That Woman‘. Thank you Anne! Review of I am That Woman, by Vanessa Shields (Windsor, On: Black Moss Press, 2013) 64 pp. paper Here is title number nine in Books… Read more »
From the Feminist Caucus of the League of Canadian Poets, by Chair Anne Burke, we find the in-depth review of Sandra Lynn Lynxleg‘s First Lines book of poetry, Glass Beads. This is Sandra’s first book of poetry, and her first book published by Black Moss Press. Anne Burke reviewed this book. Thank you Anne! Review… Read 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 »
Readers are continuing to ‘talk derby’! Please click on the link below for a review of Talking Derby: A Life on Eight Wheels by Kate Hargreaves. Go Kate…er, Payne Eyre! Review by Amy Gleeson
Congratulations to Black Moss Press writer Kate Hargreaves for the positive review of her book Talking Derby: Stories from a Life on Eight Wheels, published in the Fall issue of Shameless magazine! Here it is! And please turn to page 41 in this link Herizons v27n2 Fall 13 (d2) for a review in Herizons magazine. Way… Read more »
Poet Bruce Hunter offers a delicious treat of review for Meyer’s book ‘Dog Days – A Comedy of Terriers’. (Black Moss Press, 2009) Tell them a dog wrote this poem by banging on the keys. Her paws started scratching as if she were scratching fleas. I merely cleaned it up afterward. It needed an edit…. Read more »