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28 OCTOBER 6PM EASTERN THE FIDDLEHEAD 75TH ANNIVERSARY READINGS HOSTED BY KIRBY/KNIFE FORK BOOK

NOW ENTERING OUR 5TH YEAR

Announcing…

| ˈfəːtʌɪl | : KFB SUBSCRIPTION SERIES of New + Inventive Ideas

| ˈfəːtʌɪl | fertile

• producing many new and inventive ideas: her fertile imagination. [OED]

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KFB is intensely interested in the new, new forms, ephemera, shapes, concrete, visual, sound, lexicon, their roots/lineage.

With this quarterly subscription, we’ll package chapbooks, broadsides, essays on poetics, ephemera, vispo, concrete, collections that are certain to challenge and delight.

The first of which contains:

SADIQA DE MEIJER alfabet/alphabet (Palimpsest Press)

CATHERINE VIDLER oleander 7 (The Blasted Tree)

KYLE FLEMMER Purple Rain (The Blasted Tree)

DANI SPINOSA OO: Typewriter Poems (Invisible)

+ new works coming from Ugly Duckling Presse, KFB, and various micro-presses local and abroad.

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>>> UPCOMING 2022 <<<

KFB | ˈfəːtʌɪl | POETRY FESTIVAL OF NEW & INVENTIVE WORKS

AID a videopoem by GARY BARWIN from their collaborative KFB chapbook w/KATHRYN MOCKLER, ME THEN YOU THEN ME THEN

KFB FALL 2020 GARY BARWIN + KATHRYN MOCKLER ME THEN YOU THEN ME THEN CORY LAVENDER BALLAD OF BERNIE “BEAR” ROY NEIL SURKAN THEIR QUEER TENDERNESS NOW at ShopKFB

KFB’s 2020 ORANGE COLLECTION HAMISH BALLANTYNE IMITATION CRAB MICHAEL CAVUTO COUNTRY POEMS JOHN NYMAN THE DEVIL ANDY VERBOOM DBL GARY BARWIN + KATHRYN MOCKLER ME THEN YOU THEN ME THEN CORY LAVENDER BALLAD OF BERNIE “BEAR” ROY NEIL SURKAN THEIR QUEER TENDERNESS
PURCHASE ALL SEVEN KFB TITLES SAVE 30%
KFB SELECTS MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION SERIES NOV | DEC | JAN 2020/21: KLARA DU PLESSIS HELL LIGHT FLESH (Palimpsest) KATE SUTHERLAND THE BONES ARE THERE (Book*hug) IAN WILLIAMS WORD PROBLEMS (Coach House) +++ NEW SUBSCRIBERS RECEIVE A FREE COPY of MICHAEL PRIOR’s BURNING PROVINCE (McClelland & Stewart) with their order! [while supplies last] SUBSCRIBE

KFB’S PREMIERE READING SERIES UPCOMING 7 OCT 7PM WATCH YOUR HEAD LAUNCH Edited by KATHRYN MOCKLER (COACH HOUSE BOOKS) 13 OCT 7PM SACHIKO MURAKAMI + JESSICA MOORE 17 OCTOBER SATURDAY 2PM EASTERN EVAN JONES + KIRBY read CAVAFY from JONES’ new translations THE BARBARIANS ARRIVE TODAY (Carcanet Press) 22 OCTOBER 8PM EASTERN KATE SUTHERLAND THE BONES ARE THERE (Book*hug) LAUNCH w/JESSIE JONES THE FOOL (icehouse poetry) + AARON KREUTER SHIFTING BASELINE SYNDROME (Insomniac Press) 28 OCTOBER 6PM EASTERN THE FIDDLEHEAD 75TH ANNIVERSARY READINGS  02 NOVEMBER 7PM DOMINIK PARISIEN SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE STRANGERS (McGill Queens UP) LAUNCH w/KHASHAYAR MOHAMMADI + ERIN SOROS

The book is the meal. We serve poetry.