The Black Moss Press Fall 2011 Catalogue is Here

You can now access the Black Moss Fall 2011 Catalogue by clicking the preceding link. The file will download in .pdf format to your computer, and you will be able to view all the exciting new books Black Moss is launching this Fall.

Coming to Terms With a Child

Coming to Terms with a Child is Henry Beissel’s autobiographical exploration into his childhood growing up in Nazi Germany. The poems speak of confusion, anger, fear, and often the shame of witnessing atrocities with no way to prevent them from occurring. Beissel avoids the often heavy-handed approach to such enormous issues, and writes with striking… Read more »

Candy Cigarettes

“If you were one of those people lucky enough to grow up in the 1950s and ‘60s when life was as real as it seemed, then you have to read Roger Bell’s newest book — Candy Cigarettes, published by Black Moss Press. The North Simcoe author’s memoirs open a precious time capsule that will have… Read more »

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 »

The Life of the Four Stomachs

The Life of the Four Stomachs Marilyn Gear Pilling’s latest collection, The Life of the Four Stomachs, is an ingeniously humourous yet passionate look at “the glorious mess of life/the guts the mud the smite the blood the song the sob/of life.” Through tales of sensuality, heartbreak, and laughter, the writer, the lover, the daughter,… Read more »

Dressed in Dead Uncles

Dressed in Dead Uncles (Black Moss Press, 2010) is an eclectic collection of poems ranging over themes and exploring what is meant by “birth, death and everything in between.”  Poet Roger Bell, for his part wrote of the book, “I have finished re-reading your wonderful book. It is an achingly sad book, though not a… Read more »