The Sparrow

East Coast Poetry Tour

I am about to take The Sparrow on an East Coast Poetry Tour. This Thursday, September 27, I will read at the Atwater Library in Westmount, Quebec, alongside poets Rebecca Păpucaru, and Moez Surani. On Saturday and Sunday, September 29-30, I join an all-star line-up at Poetry Weekend at the University of New Brunswick. On Monday, …

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#AnansiPoetryProject Essay

The poet is privileged to remember that sometimes, dark times, poetry is under the sign of hope, and hope only exists in any true sense when there is hopelessness. As part of their month-long #anansipoetryproject, Anansi is published a blog post or interview with each of the three poets on their spring roster. My short …

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Anansi Poetry Bash: Montreal

Please join me at 7:00 pm on Friday, April 13 at La Petite Librarie Drawn & Quarterly (211 Bernard West) for the Montreal launch of Anansi’s Spring poetry titles. We will be fêting my selected poems, The Sparrow, along with Emma Healey’s  Stereoblind and Mikko Harvey’s Unstable Neighbourhood Rabbit. Here’s a shot of Emma and Mikko …

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The Sparrow Reviewed in Quill & Quire

The effects of Moritz’s poems are startling, unnerving, and deeply satisfying.” – Micheline Maylor Quill & Quire has published a starred review of The Sparrow in their April 2018 edition. In “A Resplendent Sparrow,” Micheline Maylor calls The Sparrow “an essential read.” Maylor identifies a “cohesive arc” to the selected, identifying both the optimism of the …

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