Poetry Advent Calendar Day 16

“strangers at the table” is another piece taken from Mary Ann Mulhern’s Brides in Black. This poem describes the homecoming of a nun after spending years in the convent away from her family, something we can all relate to in lockdown. strangers at the table after twenty years sister st. matthew returns home as helen... Read more »

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Poetry Advent Calendar Day 4

Windsor Poet Laureate Mary Ann Mulhern provides us with the 4th poem for our advent calendar from her 2014 collection of poetry Brides in Black. This collection of poetry features poems about life in the convent, with today’s feature poem “migrants” focusing on helping migrant workers. migrants sister margarite signs papers to annul her vows... Read more »

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Tonight: Poetry at the Manor Vol 8

Be sure to tune in tonight at 7pm for this year’s Poetry at the Manor! The video will go live on Mayor Drew Dilkens’ YouTube channel so keep an eye on it!

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Poetry at the Manor Vol 8 2020

Poetry at the Manor gets a different look this year, but we’re still bringing you quality poetry from Poets Laureate across Canada. Due to restrictions surrounding COVID-19, we are unable to host this event in historic Willistead Manor in Windsor. However, Windsor’s Poet Laureate Emeritus Marty Gervais, Poet Laureate Mary Ann Mulhern, and the City... Read more »

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Mary Ann Mulhern Rocking Retirement

Follow the link for a feature video highlighting Mary Ann Mulhern’s achievements in poetry: link.

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Poet Laureate Celebration

Join Black Moss poet Vanessa Shields in conversation with Windsor’s new Poet Laureate Mary Ann Mulhern, and Youth Poet Laureate Samantha Badaoa this Monday. The event, hosted by Biblioasis bookstore, will begin at 6:30pm and feature Poet Laureate Emeritus Marty Gervais. The event is free to the public and will include poetry readings, book sales... Read more »

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Upcoming Launches

Black Moss Press is kicking off the fall season with several events featuring a wide variety of writers. Leading the way is Vanessa Shields launching her newest book of poetry Look At Her on September 22nd at the Studio Theatre Jackman Dramatic Arts Centre of the University of Windsor. Poet Vanessa Shields always dazzles audiences with her... Read more »

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A Journey Through the Pages

The Journey Through the Pages book launch last week was a rousing success. On behalf of André Narbonne, Mary Ann Mulhern and John Wing, we would like to thank everyone who came to support the authors and students involved. To those who missed the event worry not, there will be plenty more readings where that came from. Like our... Read more »

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Cover Reveal: How We Fare by Mary Ann Mulhern

Rape. Murder. School shootings. Plane crashes. These are the events we read in the news every day, but we so often forget about them. In this new collection by Windsor poet Mary Ann Mulhern, poetry is the vehicle used in telling the story of the tragedies and triumphs in a way that ensures that we... Read more »

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Spring Catalogue 2016

These are forthcoming books for spring 2016. New titles by Mary Ann Mulhern, John Wing, and Andre Narbonne in poetry and fiction.

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Mary Ann Mulhern’s Newest Book

Coming Spring 2016 is Mary Ann Mulhern’s newest book How We Fare.  

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Poetry Reading Video

The 30.ca have posted a video taken at the October 1st poetry reading. Click here to view it.

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Poetry Readings and Launches

October 1st Poetry Reading: On October 1st Windsor Atelier Virginianne welcomed four Black Moss Press authors to the stage. Peter Hrastovec warmed the crowd up with his humorous poetry, specifically the piece from his latest book in which he makes the acquaintance of Earnest Hemingway. He was followed by Mary Ann Mulhern who rendered the room... Read more »

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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 »

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WindUp Bird Cafe Poetry Reading!

On January 20th, come and check out Windup Bird Cafe to listen to The Best Canadian Poetry Series, featuring poets Mary Anne Mulhern, John Wing, Karen Mulhallen, and Anna Yin. To RSVP, email justin@windbird.ca Where? Windup Bird Cafe, 382 College St., Toronto, ON When? January 20th, 6:30pm

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Brides in Black

Brides in Black is Mary Ann Mulhern’s follow-up to her popular first book of poetry, The Red Dress. In The Red Dress, Mulhern explores her own experience living in a convent for eight years and her ultimate decision to leave. Brides in Black picks up where The Red Dress leaves off, with the nuns who... Read more »

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Uwindsor Daily News Covers Brides in Black / Day Moon Rising on Print on Demand

This past Wednesday, the University of Windsor bookstore officially launched their Espresso Print-On-Demand machine by printing up the first copy of Mary Ann Mulhern‘s forthcoming Brides in Black and Terry Ann Carter‘s Day Moon Rising. Read the full article from Uwindsor’s daily news here.

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When Angels Weep

Mary Ann Mulhern‘s When Angels Weep deals with one of the most damaging and controversial issues facing the Roman Catholic Church and the largest settlement for sexual abuse in Canada’s history. The book tells the stories of four victims of the late Father Charles Sylvestre, who was found guilty of 47 counts of sexual abuse... Read more »

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Brides in Black blog

Black Moss is excited about the upcoming Spring 2012 release of Brides in Black, Mary Ann Mulhern’s follow-up to her successful poetry book The Red Dress. To keep up to date on news about Brides in Black, as well as some great related content, be sure to check out www.bridesinblack.wordpress.com

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Photographs from BookFest Windsor

Black Moss had a great time participating in this year’s BookFest Windsor last weekend. Our Girls’ Night Out reading featured the Windsor launch of Rosemary Sullivan & Juan Opitz‘s new children’s book Molito and Karen Mulhallen‘s latest poetry book The Pillow Books. The event also featured readings from Mary Ann Mulhern, who previewed her upcoming... Read more »

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