Hugh MacDonald’s “Cold Against the Heart” Chosen to Celebrate The Charlottetown Conference
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 »Continue reading
Book Review: I Am That Woman
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 »Continue reading
Book Review: Glass Beads
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 »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
Kate Hargreaves’ ‘Talking Derby’ Gets Another Review!
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 GleesonContinue reading
Kate Hargreaves’ Talking Derby Book Reviewed in Shameless Magazine & Herizons!
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 »Continue reading
Bruce Hunter Reviews ‘Dog Days – A Comedy of Terriers’ by Bruce Meyers
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 »Continue reading
The Book of Places by Yvonne Blomer – A Review in Coastal Spectator
Congratulations to poet Yvonne Blomer on getting a solid review for her book of poetry, The Book of Places, in the Coastal Spectator! Read the review here.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
Terry Ann Carter Nominated for Acorn-Plantos Award!
Black Moss Press *AWARD NEWS* Black Moss Press would like to congratulate author Terry Ann Carter for her award nomination as well as all the other authors up the this prestigious award! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Acorn-Plantos Committee is pleased to announce the short list of those authors under consideration for the 2013 Award for... Read more »Continue reading
April Bulmer’s “Women of the Cloth” Gets Reviewed!
Congratulations to one of our newly published authors April Bulmer on her book of poetry entitled Women of the Cloth. It has been reviewed here: Review by Andreas Gripp More to come on April’s book launch!Continue reading
You Can Always Eat the Dogs: Reviewed by Dr. Don Morrow
John B. Lee, You Can Always Eat the Dogs: The Hockeyness of Ordinary Men. Windsor, Ontario: Black Moss Press, 2012, 88 pages. Reviewed by Dr Don Morrow, Western University Canada, London, Ontario, Canada. John B. Lee is no stranger to the world of sport literature and to members of the Sport Literature Association. Lee is... Read more »Continue reading
Two Black Moss Titles Make the Re-Lit Poetry Longlist!
The Re-Lit Longlist was recently announced, and we are pleased to congratulate two Black Moss authors, Cornelia Hoogland and Karen Mulhallen, whose books made the poetry list. Cornelia’s book Crow (Black Moss, 2011) and Karen’s book The Pillow Books (Black Moss, 2011) will compete with a long list of other titles for the Re-Lit award.... Read more »Continue reading
An Unfinished War: Featured on Numero Cinq Magazine
Douglas Glover’s Numero Cinq Magazine has released a feature on Black Moss’ new anthology, An Unfinished War, edited by John B. Lee, which features some of Glover’s work. Check out the full article here.Continue reading
Imagining Lives Receives Praise
Bernice Lever‘s recent publication Imagining Lives has received great praise from poet Allan Breismaster. Here’s what he had to say: Candid and forthright, vigourous and visceral, the poetry in Imagining Lives is “truly awake / to being,” as it bravely bodies forth the tension between persistent vitality and the infirmities flesh and spirit are heirs... Read more »Continue reading
Wendy Morton 1st Recipient: Colleen Thibaudeau Outstanding Contribution Award
Poet Wendy Morton has been named the first recipient of the League of Canadian Poets’ Colleen Thibaudeau Outstanding Contribution Award. Established in memory of the late poet and honourary member Colleen Thibaudeau (1925-2012), this award has been created by the League of Canadian Poets and the poet’s family to honour and recognize a substantial volunteer project or... Read more »Continue reading
Cornelia Hoogland Makes CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize Shortlist
Cornelia Hoogland, author ofCrow, has been shortlisted for the CBC Creative Nonfiction Prize along with four other authors. You can read her piece, entitled “Sea Level,” at this link or read an interview with Cornelia about the contest here. We wish Cornelia all the best as we await the results of the competition. Good luck!Continue reading
Riffs & Ripples from Zen River Gardens ReViews Day Moon Rising
Terry Ann Carter‘s latest book Day Moon Rising received a great review in Chris Faiers’ blog Riffs & Ripples from Zen River Gardens. Here’s a snippet of what Faiers had to say: Terry is a master haijin, and current President of Haiku Canada. But most of the poetry is longer in form, and truly heart... Read more »Continue reading
Black Moss’ Kate Hargreaves Wins WEA Literary Award
The Windsor Endowment for the Arts announced the winners of their annual awards today, among them Black Moss editor/designer Kate Hargreaves, who was selected for the Emerging Artist grant in the Literary category. Last year, Black Moss author Vanessa Shields shared the award with poet Robert Earl Stewart. Other winners this year include the Broken City Lab Artist Collective, musician Crissi Cochrane and performing artist Chris Rabideau. The... Read more »Continue reading