FORCE OF NATURE: AWARD-WINNING POET B. L. BRUCE RELEASES THIRD BOOK

___________________________________________________________ There is nothing to say that would be as lyrical and eloquent as this poet’s language. She writes as a daughter of California’s wild places. Words lift the edge of ordinary and invite the reader to journey through vivid and vulnerable landscapes. - Karen K. Lewis, Author and Executive Director at Mendocino Coast Writer’s Conference [...]

“The Starling’s Song” Now Available for Pre-Order

The Starling's Song is now available for pre-order from Amazon & Kindle eBooks! In a similar vein as her award-winning book, The Weight of Snow, Bruce’s newest collection of poetry explores the themes of love, loss, and nature, both human and not. Written in its entirety during a twenty-eight day stay in a remote cabin in [...]

“Salt” Published in Common Ground Review’s Fall/Winter Anthology

Poem "Salt" included in Common Ground Review's Volume 12 issue 2, Fall/Winter 2015 Anthology.    SALT There is a man at the far end of the garden, seated at a black wrought-iron table. Flecks of light move over his shoulders, passing between the narrow leaves of an olive tree. A gray cat waits nearby, shadowed [...]

Review of “The Weight of Snow” by Novel Idea Reviews

Buy this book here! Rating: ★★★★★ B.L. Bruce's use of words is absolutely beautiful in The Weight of Snow: New & Selected Poems. Each poem allows you to easily picture the beauty of nature as observed by the author. The collection of poems in this book are very unique and showcase the power of winter on the natural world [...]

Award-Winning Poetry Collection “The Weight of Snow” Coming September 1st from Smooth Stones Press

I'm elated to say that I recently signed a book deal for my debut poetry collection, "The Weight of Snow" with Smooth Stones Press!  It will be available September 1st in hardback, then on October 1st for paperback and eBook. In 2014, "The Weight of Snow" won finalist in the poetry category of both the [...]