Don’t forget to come out to the Caboto Club tomorrow night for the launch of Barry Brodie’s Tom Thompson and Bruce Meyer’s 1967. Ring in Canada’s 150th birthday and celebrate National Poetry Month in one event! There will be fun for the whole family, books for sale and complimentary refreshments! Follow the link for more… Read more »
Join Black Moss Press and our editing teams Threshold Publishing and The 67’s as we present to you the can’t miss literary event of the year on April 6th, 7pm at the Caboto Club. The evening will centre on the hard work that both of these teams have done in bringing you the latest book… Read more »
The 67s Editing Team, under Black Moss Press, is happy to reveal the cover of Bruce Meyer’s upcoming work, 1967: Centennial Year. The main title, 1967, is the most prominent aspect of the cover because it is the focus and selling point of the book. “1967” is also featured in a number of the poem titles, connecting… Read more »
Learn more about Bruce Meyer’s 1967: Centennial Year, an upcoming book of poetry from Black Moss Press.
Just a reminder that Bruce Meyer will be appearing this Friday at Storytellers Book Store in Windsor. Please see the image below for more details. See you there!
Bruce Meyer will be appearing in Windsor on March 3rd where he will be signing copies of Portraits of Canadian Writers. Don’t miss out! He will also be sharing exclusive details about his upcoming book with Black Moss Press! Click the link to visit the Facebook event page and RRSP: link. See the poster below… Read more »
Big news everyone! We’ve got the exclusive story on how the team working on Bruce Meyer’s newest book chose a title. Keep an eye out for this latest work in Spring 2017. The title that has been chosen for Bruce Meyer’s newest book of poetry is 1967: Centennial Year. Choosing this title was not an… Read more »
I’ve always written poetry. The first thing I wrote at the age of five was a poem. I began hanging around the Toronto literary scene when I was about sixteen. I’d sneak out of the house at night and go down to readings at the Bohemian Embassy, Grossman’s Tavern (where I was under age though… 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 »
“I love books. I don’t buy them for the sake of buying books. Some of my wife’s friends have suggested that I spend too much money on books and that I just buy them for the sake of buying them and that my interest is pointless. Not so. I buy books because I have an… Read more »
Bruce Meyer has been interviewed by blogger Brandon Crilly about his new book Time of the Last Goal. Curious to find out more about Meyer’s new book? Follow the link HERE.
Big things are happening at Black Moss Press as we prepare to launch our fall line of books! Check out our new fall catalogue to get a preview of what Black Moss has brewing in the coming weeks. Fall Catalogue
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 »
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 »
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 »
Congratulations to Bruce Meyer for his upcoming Black Moss Press release: The Obsession Book of Timbuktu!
How I Write: Guest Blog by Bruce Meyer I have heard numerous authors lament that they wished they could bottle inspiration. There are those moments, such as the day Hemingway had in a Spanish hotel, when the ideas flow as if they are rivers of wine (the day he wrote three of his best stories… Read more »
Stories create the individual and language creates the stories. In Alphabet Table: Memoir of a Childhood in the Language, Bruce Meyer tells the story of how an author emerges into his identity and personality by acquiring the power of language. In narratives that are humorous, moving, and often very familiar, Meyer recounts the journey through… Read more »
by Black Moss Press intern Jessica Clémençon On a train ride with Black Moss publisher Marty Gervais, famous Canadian poet and educator Bruce Meyer realized that no one had yet compiled an anthology on white collar poetry. He decided to take up the challenge, along with his sister Carolyn with whom he has worked on… Read more »
“…the work of thoughtful, elegant, and accomplished anthologists and writers, this volume is a useful, provocative, and altogether pleasing read.” — Conrad Black Featuring a foreword from Conrad Black. Unlike most countries, Canada was a nation founded by clerks and created on paper by professionals. We spend an enormous portion of our lives in… Read more »