Wondering where you can find Dr. Michael Akpata’s “Life Behind the Mask”?

Biblioasis 1520 Wyandotte Street East Windsor, ON N8S 1S1 From the Heart 1356 Ottawa Street Windsor, ON N8X 2E8 Juniper Books 1990 Ottawa Windsor, ON N8Y 1R7 Chapters (Devonshire Mall) 3100 Howard Ave #15 Windsor, ON N8X 3Y8 Coles (Tecumseh Mall) 7672 Tecumseh Rd E Windsor, ON N8T 1E9 The University of Windsor Bookstore University... Read more »

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Deb Okun Hill’s December 3 Reading

If you couldn’t attend Deb Hill’s reading at the London Open Mic Poetry night on December 3, follow the link to their website to read the recap about the event. If you “like” the Friends of The Ontario Poetry Society Facebook page, you can see their lovely album from the event. And, for your viewing... Read more »

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READING: Debbie Okun Hill in London, ON

Get ready for Debbie Hill, London! Debbie will be the featured poet at the DECEMBER 3 London, Ontario open mic poetry night. The Details Where? The Mykonos Restaurant at 572 Adelaide St. North, London, Ontario. When? December 3, at 7:00PM And for all those who can hardly wait for some of Deb’s poetry, here’s a... Read more »

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Want to know where you can snatch Keith Inman’s “War Poems”?

Niagara College Wine Visitor + Education Centre 135 Taylor Road Niagara on the Lake Niagara Historical Society and Museum 43 Castlereagh St. Niagara on the Lake Figg St. Co. 40 Front St. South Thorold

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GUEST BLOG: Lorraine Gane “Poetry and Place: A Hidden Music”

One of my favorite places on Salt Spring is the southern edge of the island in Ruckle Park where a trail through old growth firs and arbutus trees along the coast offers expansive views, pristine beauty, and an entry into the mysteries of the Gulf Islands, a rare ecosystem of unique flora, fauna, and sea... Read more »

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Lisa Shatzky’s “Blame it on the Moon”

Congratulations to Black Moss Press author Lisa Shatzky. Her work Blame it on the Moon has been shortlisted for the 2014 Acorn-Platos Poetry Award! Curious who the winner might be? They’ll be announcing the winner some time in November! We’ll be sure to follow up.  

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World Poetry Hosts Bernice Lever

Click here to listen to Bernice Lever on The World Poetry Café Radio Show! http://worldpoetry.ca/?p=8497  

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READING: Bluewater Reading Series

Check out the Bluewater Reading Series on November 8 featuring two BMP authors, John B. Lee and Vanessa Shields! Free admission, this is a great event to hear words from various poets in Sarnia, Ontario.

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REVIEW: bpNichol’s Organ Music

Head over to Arc Poetry‘s site to read a short and sweet review of Black Moss Press author bpNichol’s work Organ Music.  

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BOOK SIGNING: Dr. Michael Akpata’s Life Behind The Mask

Dr. Michael Akpata will be selling and signing his new memoir, Life Behind The Mask, at Chapters (Devonshire Mall) from 1pm – 3pm this upcoming Saturday, October 11, 2014. Books will be sold for $25.00.  

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BOOK LAUNCH: Lorraine Gane

Salt Spring and BMP poet Lorraine Gane is launching two new poetry collections this fall: The Way the Light Enters (Black Moss Press) on Sunday, October 12, (2-3 p.m., meet at the barn at Ruckle Park, rain or shine). It will be an hour full of readings along one of the most beautiful coastal walks... Read more »

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INTERVIEW: Bruce Meyer

“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 »

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REVIEW: Lisa Shatzky’s BLAME IT ON THE MOON

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.

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Debbie Okun Hill Chosen for Poem Feature

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.

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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 »

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Keith Inman and Debbie Okun Hill Poetry Prizes

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 »

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Goodreads Bookshelf

We now have a Goodreads bookshelf. Rate and review your favourite Black Moss titles and authors. And when you’re done, pick your next read!https://www.goodreads.com/review/list/32499590?shelf=black-moss-press

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INTERVIEW: Bruce Meyer

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.

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REVIEW: Susan McMaster’s Paper Affair

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/

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NEW FALL CATALOGUE

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  

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