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2017 publications
















You Can’t Make the Sky

a Different Blue

20 poems

by Nelson Ball


2nd Place Winner

released May 2017


Nelson Ball uses his brand of minimalism to paint his take on a variety of subjects.

















Haiku for my Father

23 haiku poems

by Harold Feddersen


3rd Place Winner

to be released August 2017


Harold Feddersen offers a

series of haiku to present this touching portrait of his father.















2017 publications
















Channeling the Masters

17 satirical poems

by Bob Wakulich


1st Place Winner

released April 2017


Bob Wakulich escorts the reader on a unique journey that visits the writing of 17 masters of the craft of poetry.



















Drawing from Experience

17 poems

by Debbie Okun Hill


3rd Place Winner

to be released July 2017


Debbie Okun Hill has written a collection of ekphrastic poems that present her impression of various works of art.














Order your 2017 Press Catalogue


You can make submissions to

Big Pond Rumours Press

Submit at any time with an author‘s bio note listing previous publication credits, contact information and 15 to 20 poems to be

considered. The best poems will be

selected. The author does not pay for their chapbook and receives 15 copies gratis. We publish small runs

(100 copies) at this point in time).

Canadian authors only.



Sharon Berg

editor @ big-pond-rumours . com



or write to:


Sharon Berg

116 Stuart Street

Sarnia, Ontario, N7T 3B1


To make a purchase from

Big Pond Rumours Press


Chapbooks are $10 each

Plus $2 shipping & handling.


Visit the next page

for earlier publications.


Big Pond Rumours also runs a

Chapbook Contest

In January and February every year.

To enter, send 15 to 20 poems,

A brief bio note and photo of yourself

 No entry fee


1st—30 copies of chapbook

2nd & 3rd—25 copies of chapbook