“The Weight of Snow” Pre-Ordered by Barnes & Noble

I am so pleased to announce that my award-winning book "The Weight of Snow" was recently pre-ordered by Barnes & Noble Booksellers! 2014 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS FINALIST 2014 SAN FRANCISCO BOOK FESTIVAL HONORABLE MENTION 2014 USA BEST BOOK AWARDS FINALIST “There is nothing to say that would be as lyrical and eloquent as this poet’s [...]

Award-Winning Poetry Collection “The Weight of Snow” Now Available in Hardcover

2014 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS FINALIST 2014 SAN FRANCISCO BOOK FESTIVAL HONORABLE MENTION 2014 USA BEST BOOK AWARDS FINALIST "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 [...]

NEW RELEASE from Award-Winning Author B.L.Bruce “28 Days of Solitude” NOW AVAILABLE

ISBN (trade paperback): 978-0-9914503-4-3 ISBN (eBook): 978-0-9914503-3-6 Publication date: August 1, 2015 104 pages Black Swift Press B.L.BRUCE is a writer, graphic designer, and publisher from Santa Cruz, California. She holds a bachelor’s degree in literature and creative writing from UC Santa Cruz. Her work has appeared in dozens of anthologies, magazines, and literary publications, including The Sun [...]

3 Awards for Poetry Collection “The Weight of Snow” by B.L.Bruce

2014 International Book Awards Finalist in the Poetry Category 2014 San Francisco Book Festival Honorable Mention, Poetry Category 2014 USA Best Book Awards "Poetry" Category Finalist Featured on the USA Book News's 2014 USA Best Book Awards Website  PAPERBACK AVAILABLE ON AMAZON  $8.99 eBOOK AVAILABLE ON AMAZON, GOOGLE PLAY, iTUNES, BARNES & NOBLE, OMNILIT, AND KOBO  $2.99 *      *     [...]

‘The Weight of Snow’ Wins 3rd Award – 2014 USA Best Book Awards “Poetry” Category Finalist

2014 International Book Awards Finalist in the Poetry Category 2014 San Francisco Book Festival Honorable Mention, Poetry Category 2014 USA Best Book Awards "Poetry" Category Finalist Featured on the USA Book News's 2014 USA Best Book Awards Website  PAPERBACK AVAILABLE ON AMAZON  $8.99 eBOOK AVAILABLE ON AMAZON, GOOGLE PLAY, iTUNES, BARNES & NOBLE, OMNILIT, AND KOBO  $2.99 *      *     [...]

Poet Bri Bruce Named ‘The Worthy Heiress of Mary Oliver’ for Collection ‘The Weight of Snow’

2014 International Book Awards Finalist for Poetry 2014 San Francisco Book Festival Honorable Mention for Poetry Featured on the USA Book News’s 2014 USA Best Book Awards Website In The Weight of Snow, author B. L. Bruce explores the many plights of the human species, from the mysteries of the heart and the inescapability of death, to [...]

‘The Weight of Snow’ Wins Finalist in the 2014 International Book Awards

The award-winning poetry collection The Weight of Snow has received both honorable mention at the 2014 San Francisco Book Festival and placed as a finalist in the 2014 International Book Awards in the poetry category. It has also been featured on USA Book News' 2014 Best Book Awards website. Check out the listing on the poetry page here. PAPERBACK AVAILABLE [...]

POETRY: Excerpt from ‘The Weight of Snow’ (Black Swift Press, 2014)

CLIMBING NORTH MOUNTAIN IN SPRING Sonata of the mockingbirds from the high limbs of the poplar, the curtains shift; petals are loosened from the tangle of bougainvillea vine, are pulled to the earth in a brilliant snow of tangerine and magenta. I go north, the noise too unsettling, climb small Sugarloaf Mountain to wander through [...]

Poet Laureate Gary Young Praises ‘The Weight of Snow’

The poems in The Weight of Snow are heartfelt, skillfully written, and keenly observed fragments of the natural world and our lives there. Bravo.  - Gary Young, Poet Laureate of Santa Cruz County and Author of Pleasure, Braver Deeds, and No Other Life In The Weight of Snow, author B. L. Bruce explores the many plights of the [...]