BKP Supports Local (Models & Photographers)
Updated: Mar 26
At Broken Keys Publishing & Press we try to focus heavily on the Ottawa scene.
When possible, we love to showcase local talents, models and photographers!
On the past 2 anthologies, 2 novels, and box-set, we have featured local models!
Model Claudine Vivian is featured on the cover of Anna Blauveldt's latest novel, The Leavetaking (by photographer John Wenzel).
You can check out more from Claudine at her website here.
The Leavetaking by Anna Blauveldt
Also currently available at Coles Billings Bridge Plaza
On the cover of The Symbiot 30th Anniversay, The Nadia Edition, features Mary Elin Moore – Faces of Ottawa 2023 Best Model Award – Faces of Ottawa 2020 Best Promotional Model Award – 2018 Multicultural Pageant Ms Photogenic and 1st Place Runner up.
(This same photo is also used on the back cover of The Symbiot Trilogy Box-Set, Darkness Falls).
This original photograph is the artwork of Ottawa-based Angela Holmyard Photography (Faces of Ottawa 2020 Best Photographer).
You can check out more of Mary Elin & Angela Holmyard Photography here:
Mary Elin Moore: Instagram - Facebook - Twitter
The Symbiot, by Michel Weatherall
Also currently available at Coles Billings Bridge Plaza (including signed editions by both cover model and author!)
Ghosts and Other Chthonic Macabres (2023 Book of the Year) showcases the incredible talent of John Wenzel (JJWenzel Images) and award-winning model Mylee Rae (winner of the Faces of Ottawa 2022 Best Model Award),
Ghosts and Other Chthonic Macabres
Also currently available at Coles Billings Bridge Plaza,
Broken Keys Publishing's second anthology Love & Catastrophē Poetrē (2022 Book of the Year) features the stunning work of Anna Odeh Photography (2022 Photographer of the Year) with this breathtaking shot of Stuti Mukherjee (2020 Best Dancer - as a Bharatanatyam Exponent in dance). The pose depicted here portrays the Hindu god Shiva.
Also currently available at Singing Pebbles Books
The Symbiot Trilogy Box-Set, Darkness Falls, features model & photographer Angela Holmyard as the fictional character Tamara.
And last but certainly not least, the self-portrait of the poet behind Sadness of the Siren, Samantha Underhill, graces the cover of this collection of poetry.
Sadness of the Siren, by Samantha Underhill
You can find all the above titles on nearly all of your favourite electronic platforms – Amazon, Kobo, Angus & Robertson (Australia), Indigo, Barnes & Noble, Apple, Thalia.de (Germany), Vivlio (France), Mondadori (Italy), Scribd, Smashwords, Palace Marketplace – as well as in printed paperback editions at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
Broken Keys Publishing Anthologies
This series is also available through Amazon – this three book collection features some of Ottawa's best writers, authors, and poets – well-established, up-and-coming, and first time in print! Each title, from year to year, has won the Faces of Ottawa Award for Book of the Year respectively. Thin Places - 2021, Love & Catastrophē Poetrē - 2022, Ghosts - 2023.
Save over 25% off regular retail prices of this Lovecraftian-horror trilogy!
Also available is the additional title - Symphonies of Horror: Inspirational Tales by H.P. Lovecraft: The Symbiot Appendum