Upcoming Fall Titles

After much hard work I’m pleased to announce that our Fall books are off to the printer and will soon be in fine bookstores across the country. Here is the list of titles that will be launched by Black Moss Press in Fall 2016. Vanessa Shields’ newest collection of poetry Look At Her is sure to be... Read more »

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Debbie Okun Hill Book Tour Schedule!

After a short break, she’s at it again… Sunday, AUGUST 24, 2014 in STRATFORD: Members’ Reading at Poetry Stratford and The Ontario Poetry Society’s “The Bardic Collage Poetry Event”, Café Ten, 2:30 p.m. SEPTEMBER 2014 in THUNDER BAY and area: (More details TBA) Tuesday, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 in THUNDER BAY: Workshop facilitator – “Being your own publicist... Read more »

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Black Moss Press Authors Represent in the Arborealis Prize for Poetry

Congratulations to Black Moss Press authors on their winnings for the Arborealis Prize for Poetry! Way to represent and make us proud! Mention goes to… April Bulmer, who won second prize for her poem “Cleo: Great-With-Child, Montreal” Keith Inman, who received an honorable mention for his poem “Crosscut” Vanessa Shields, who received a Judge’s Choice... Read more »

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BOOK REVIEW: John B. Lee’s Burning My Father

Burning My Father Review by: Ronnie R. Brown John B. Lee Black Moss Press, 2014, 87 pp ISBN: 978-0-88753-532-1   How is a great poet created? Well, in the case of John B. Lee, the author of over 50 books; whose work has appeared internationally in over 500 publications; who is the poet laureate of... Read more »

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Interview with ROGER BELL!

A Conversation with Roger Bell and his Writing Interviewer: Amanda Gallagher, BA (Hons) at Laurentian University As with many days in a Canadian winter, the weather almost postponed the meeting that Roger Bell and I had set up. It was freezing rain that drifted on and off through our conservation, but we endured. Roger suggested... Read more »

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REVIEW: Debbie Hill’s “Tarnished Trophies”

An amazing review was posted on Amazon.ca for Debbie Okun Hill’s book Tarnished Trophies. One of the great aspects of literature is that it creates discourse. We welcome all kinds of conversation, and one of the best ways to create it is by leaving reviews for Black Moss Press books on Amazon.ca… Here’s the link... Read more »

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An Important Announcement: Distributor Change

As of June 1st, Black Moss Press has changed book distributors. We are no longer with LitDistCo and are now represented by the distributors Fitzhenry & Whiteside. This may cause some issues when attempting to order via Amazon, but don’t fret! Keep smiling, and simply email us–we’ll solve the problem and get you your books... Read more »

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Yvonne Blomer

Yvonne Blomer lives in Victoria, BC where she works as a poet, memoirist, writing teacher, event organizer and mom. She was born in Zimbabwe and came to Canada when she was two years old. With her husband she has taught in Japan, cycled in Southeast Asia and lived in the UK where she completed an... Read more »

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