Shirley Graham Guest Blog!

Black Moss Press author Shirley Graham wrote a guest blog for Gail Anderson-Dargatz about her obsession with the colour blue and her collection of poems “Book of Blue.” Check it out here!

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Listen to Shirley Graham on CBC Radio and more!! Launch on Feb. 27th!

In case you didn’t know, Shirley Graham’s new book of poetry, Book of Blue, will officially be launching on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at the Salt Spring Library on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Click on the link below to listen to the full show poet Shirley Graham talk about her new book ‘Book of... Read more »

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Shirley Graham Launches ‘Book of Blue’ Thursday, February 27th!

Congratulations to west-coast poet Shirley Graham on the recent publication of her  book of poetry Book of Blue! Shirley will be launching her book at the Salt Spring Library on Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 7pm! That’s the Salt Spring Library on Salt Spring Island, beautiful British Columbia! Joining her are Peter Levitt and Tai... Read more »

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Shirley Graham

Shirley Graham has written poetry and prose for three decades. Her work has been published in numerous literary magazines, such as Grain, the Windsor Review and Descant. She was a semi-finalist in manuscript competitions that include the Yale Younger Poets Series, the Bluestem Poetry Competition, and the Discovery/The Nation award. She grew up in California, studied with various writers... Read more »

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What Someone Wanted

As part of Black Moss Press’ First Lines Series, this first full poetry collection, What Someone Wanted by Shirley Graham, is a book about the longing, loneliness, alienation and sometimes miraculous union that can occur in “the infinite land between one and two.” Using a diversity of styles that range from spare, unadorned poetry to prose that calls... Read more »

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