Laurie Smith Interview

This week we’re very pleased to present an interview with Windsor poet Laurie Smith. Studying under Alistair MacLeod, she has her MA in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Windsor. She is the Co-Publisher/Editor at Cranberry Tree Press, and she runs creative writing workshops. Her newest book of poetry, Suck and Spit (2020), is... Read more »

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Poetry Month Feature: Vanessa Shields

It’s week two of National Poetry Month, and we’re delighted to present an exclusive interview with Vanessa Shields! Shields is the author of Look at Her (2016) and I am That Woman (2013), as well as editor to Whiskey Sour City (2013). Her poetry also appears in Because We Have All Lived Here (2017) a collection of poetry about the history... Read more »

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Denis Robillard Reading

Join us in Sault Ste. Marie on August 22nd, from 2:30pm-3:30pm for a showcase of one of Windsor’s finest poets. Denis Robillard will be presenting his newest book of poetry Ask the River, a blend of history and culture, an exploration of what makes Windsor unique.

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Kara Smith Review

Head on over to Debbie Okun Hill’s blog for a review of Kara Smith’s newest book of poetry The Artists of Crow County: link.

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Kara Smith Book Signings

We are proud to introduce our newest member of the Black Moss family Kara Smith, with her newest book The Artists of Crow County. See the list of events below for a chance to meet her in person and buy a signed copy of her book! Thursday, January 26th, 12-1:30 – University of Windsor Bookstore Reading... Read more »

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Vanessa Shields Interview

Vanessa Shields is a mother and a poet who lives and writes in Windsor, ON. Her passion for poetry and storytelling extends into her work as a film & television producer and the creation of Mouth Piece Storytelling, a storytelling series she created and hosts in Windsor. Her second book of poetry will be published... Read more »

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