Anna Yin Poetry Review

The Puritan Magazine has reviewed Anna Yin’s Seven Nights with the Chinese Zodiac. Describing it as: Seven Nights with the Chinese Zodiac is, at once, about the unstoppable passage of time and what that means for individual humans and for our civilization as a whole. However, this poetry book is also a celebration of all that lives... Read more »

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Anna Yin Poetry Project

Anna Yin has been encouraging the residents of Mississauga to reach out to their surroundings through poetry. It’s her hope that this video will encourage others to read and write more poetry and connect to nature and their cities on a more profound level. Click the link to enjoy the sights of Mississauga and the... Read more »

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Lorraine Gane events

Lorraine Gane is headed to Toronto this month, where she’ll be holding three events to read from her new poetry collections The Blue Halo and The Way the Light Enters. We hope you can check them out. Here is her schedule: June 9 (7 p.m.) at the Orangeville Public Library, 1 Mill St. June 16 (8 p.m.) at The Art Bar,... 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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Sunday with the Tigers at #1

We have great news to share: yesterday, Sunday with the Tigers was at #1 on Amazon.ca in the Sports section. Congratulations to Dale Jacobs, the authors, and the students who worked on this book for this fantastic achievement. We’re thrilled to finally have this book in our hands and we hope everyone is enjoying these stories.

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CBC: Sunday with the Tigers

Editor Dale Jacobs and author Susan Holbrook were recently interviewed by CBC about Sunday with the Tigers. Dale explained why he wanted to take on this project, and Susan talked about what it was like to go to her first baseball game. You can listen to the interview here.

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Spring Book Launch

Our Spring Book Launch is fast approaching. Check out the poster below and come to the Caboto Club on April 8, 2015, to witness the launch of three new Black Moss Press books by the University of Windsor’s publishing class.

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Sunday With the Tigers in The Windsor Star

Sunday With the Tigers, edited by Dale Jacobs, has been highlighted by The Windsor Star. The article also recognizes the work of the publishing practicum class and the other two spring books it is producing: Sidelines and Make Me, Remake Me. http://blogs.windsorstar.com/entertainment/one-tigers-game-11-different-viewpoints

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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 »

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Press Conference Feb 26: Spring Launching Books

We’re going to be announcing our three spring-launching books–Sunday With The Tigers (edited by Dale Jacobs), Make Me, Remake Me (by Gillian Cott) and Sidelines (by Peter Hrastovec). We’re going to be filling your ears with poetry and prose. And we’re going to be filling your bellies with wine. Come this Thursday February 26 to... Read more »

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Make Me Remake Me: An Interview with Gillian Cott

Get to know Black Moss Press’ newest author, Gillian Cott as she talks about the experiences that led her to write spring-launching book, Make Me Remake Me: Writing Myself Across Two Continents. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmzTc5TpcQQ

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Dr. Michael Akpata featured in February/March Edition of Windsor Life

An article written by Dick Hildebrand about Dr. Michael Akpata’s book “Life Behind the Mask” has been featured in Windsor Life Magazine! Check out pages 105-106 to see the whole article.

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REVIEW: Keith Inman’s “The War Poems: Screaming at Heaven”

Keith Inman’s War Poems: Screaming at Heaven by Elspeth Cameron Is there such a thing as a “born poet”?  I think of Robbie Burns or Al Purdy.  If so, Keith Inman is one of them.  A quiet man who watches and reflects, the “words stay[ing] under his tongue,” as one of his poems puts it. ... Read more »

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REVIEW: Keith Inman’s “The War Poems”

We Live Small Lives, review by John B. Lee, Poet Laureate of Brantford, Poet Laureate of Norfolk County   The War Poems by poet Keith Inman is an amazing book.  I have to say it is one of the best books of poems I’ve read in quite some time.  It is brilliant! I think that... Read more »

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CONGRATULATIONS Black Moss Authors!

Congratulations to Debbie Okun Hill, whose poems, “A Simple Notion” and “Ornamental Tractors” won second and third prize (respectively) in the Ontario Poetry Society’s Ultra Short Poem Competition 2014. Special mention goes to Ronnie R. Brown and April Bulmer who also received mention for their poems “After the Fall” (Brown) and “Maris” (Bulmer). Well done,... 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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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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