André Narbonne Title Reveal
Black Moss author, André Narbonne, is featured in the following video discussing the logistics behind how his first book’s title came to be: Twelve Miles to Midnight. After much debate over lines, scenes, and passages that the editing team thought embodied the collection as a whole, it was André who came up with the book’s title. While... Read more »Continue reading
Debbie Okun Hill Interview
Debbie Okun Hill is a Canadian poet, blogger and freelance writer. She is a past president of The Ontario Poetry Society, a member of both the League of Canadian Poets and the Writers Union of Canada and a new member of the Canadian Authors Association. Her work has appeared in over 115 different publications and websites... Read more »Continue reading
Roger Nash Interview
Bombed out of his pram in Maidenhead, U.K. during the war, Roger Nash grew up in Singapore and Egypt before completing his B.A. at the University of Wales (Swansea), his M.A. at McMaster University, and then his Ph.D. at Exeter University. On top of being a prolific writer of award winning poetry, short fiction, journal... Read more »Continue reading
Anna Yin Interview
Emily Dickinson enthusiast and table tennis master, Anna Yin was born in China, and immigrated to Canada in 1999. Although a software developer by nature, Anna found that through her study of the English language she became more and more attracted to poetry. She has authored five poetry books, including Wings Toward Sunlight (2011) and... Read more »Continue reading
VIDEO: When Angels Weep
MPP Percy Hatfield read from Mary Ann Mulhern’s book When Angels Weep in the Ontario Legislature, in order to address the It’s Never Okay Action Plan to end sexual assault. You can watch it below. This book was edited by a group of English students working in the Editing and Publishing program at the University of... Read more »Continue reading
VIDEO: Spring Books Press Conference
The Windsor Star has released a video about Thursday night’s press conference at the Windsor Star News Cafe. Authors Peter Hrastovec, John Wing, and Dale Jacobs join Marty Gervais and his publishing class to discuss three upcoming books by Black Moss Press. Our spring books will launch April 8, 2015, at the Giovanni Caboto Club at... 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
Editing and Publishing Practicum Students Donate to Raise-A-Reader
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/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
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
Hear! Here! Episode 3: Youhooo! Did you know we have a Youtube channel?
Welcome to Episode 3 of Hear! Here! Black Moss Press’ video blog (or Vlog!). Today’s episode shares information about the Black Moss Press Youtube channel. Did you know we have one?! Please take a moment to view this video by clicking on the link below… Hear! Hear! Episode 3 – YouTube or You can go... Read more »Continue reading
Black Moss Press Block Presents Carlinda D’Alimonte
Black Moss Press Block presents poet Carlinda D’Alimonte! Please click on the link below to view her video! Carlinda D’Alimonte Reads ‘Breathing’ and talks poetryContinue reading