‘The Starling’s Song’ Wins Honorable Mention in the 2017 Pacific Rim Book Festival

‘The Starling’s Song’ Wins Honorable Mention in the 2017 Pacific Rim Book Festival

HOLLYWOOD, CA - July 24th, 2017 - Award-winning poet B. L. Bruce's third book, The Starling's Song, has received Honorable Mention in the poetry category of the 2017 Pacific Rim Book Festival, honoring the best books of the spring. This award will be added among others the author has received, including Finalist in the 2014 [...]

POETRY REVIEWERS WANTED for “The Starling’s Song” by B. L. Bruce

FREE eBook copy of award-winning author B. L. Bruce’s The Starling's Song (Black Swift Press, 2016) in exchange for an honest review! In a similar vein as her award-winning 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 [...]

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 [...]

“Forbearance” published in issue 30 of Damselfly Press

Below is an excerpt from my latest publication in Damselfly Press‘s issue 30 My poem titled “Forbearance” is set to appear in my next collection, The Starling’s Song (Black Swift Press, 2015) FORBEARANCE When the morning is darkest we are roused by the birds in the plum tree. I pull him from the bed, beg him accompany me [...]

“Pulse” & “Forbearance” published in Issue 30 of Damselfly Press

Below is an excerpt from my latest publication in Damselfly Press's issue 30--my poem titled "Pulse" that is set to appear in my next collection, The Starling's Song (2015) PULSE Listen to the Poem Eating blue mussels from the perfect domes of their shells, you twist a slice of orange into the foam of your [...]

‘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 [...]

‘The Weight of Snow’ Receives Honorable Mention in the 2014 San Francisco Book Festival!

Celebrating the best books of the spring, the judges of San Francisco Book Festival reward The Weight of Snow with Honorable Mention in their 2014 contest!    Praise for 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." - [...]